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US-9,004,487 Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus
A sheet conveying device includes a conveying unit configured to convey a sheet by a first rotating body and a second rotating body that is provided so as to be...
US-9,004,482 Sheet conveyor and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sheet conveyor incorporated in an image forming apparatus includes an attraction/separation unit including an attraction belt, a first tension roller, and a...
US-9,004,390 Roll medium holding unit, roll sheet feeder, and image forming apparatus
A roll medium holding unit is disclosed that includes a core part configured to be inserted in a core pipe of a roll medium; and plural diameter-increasing...
US-9,004,285 Classifying apparatus, classifying method, and method for producing toner
A classifying apparatus including: a rotor with a plurality of annularly disposed blades, which rotates; and a louver with a plurality of blades which are...
US-9,003,394 Program determining apparatus and program determining method
A disclosed program determining apparatus includes a log recording unit configured to record, in response to at least one of a use request for use of a...
US-9,003,388 Information processing apparatus and update process support system
An information processing apparatus includes a storage unit that stores reboot necessity information for respective versions of programs that are install...
US-9,002,257 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including a sheet roll supporter disposed below a main body of the image forming apparatus to support a sheet roll such that a sheet...
US-9,002,251 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a fixing member including a heat generator and an induction heater to heat the fixing member by electromagnetic induction. The...
US-9,002,243 Developing device and process unit and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A developing device includes a toner bearer including a surface in which multiple recesses having a cross-sectional void rate of 50% or smaller are formed, a...
US-9,002,007 Efficient, remote, private tree-based classification using cryptographic techniques
A method and apparatus are disclosed herein for classification. In one embodiment, the method comprises performing tree-based classification of a user input by...
US-9,001,440 Macro lens system
A macro lens system includes a positive first lens group, and a positive or negative second lens group, in that order from the object side, wherein at least the...
US-9,001,398 Image reading device and vertical stripe determination method
An image reading device includes a reading glass moving unit that moves a reading glass; a determining unit that determines whether or not a read image obtained...
US-9,001,370 Card authentication for OAuth supported cloud services on a multi-function device
Techniques are described for providing an MFP device with access to external Web services. According to embodiments, an MFP Web application receives a...
US-9,001,365 Conflict resolution and optimization for job definition format instructions
Systems and methods are provided for addressing conflicts when merging Job Definition Format (JDF) instructions. The system includes a memory that stores rules...
US-9,001,363 Printing control system, printing control method, and image processor
A printing control system includes a transmission part configured to transmit data from an information terminal to an image processor; an analysis part...
US-9,001,362 Repository-based print services
An approach is provided for a service provider to identify documents to include in a client's repository and for the client to print the documents from the...
US-9,001,355 Methods and structure for simplified enterprise printing from mobile devices
Methods and structure for flexible printing of documents from a mobile device in a printing enterprise. The mobile device is coupled with a remote print server...
US-9,001,348 Information processing system, information processing method, and a recording medium that allow a user to...
An information processing system includes at least one information processor, an output data reception part configured to receive output data or output target...
US-9,001,346 Signal processing circuit, image scanner, and image forming apparatus
A signal processing circuit includes a generator, a transmission unit, a control unit, and a mode selector. The generator generates a process-required signal....
US-9,001,181 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
An image processing apparatus includes an image acquiring unit that acquires an image of a subject imaged by an image capturing lens; a face detecting unit that...
US-9,001,179 Transmission terminal, transmission method, and computer-readable recording medium storing transmission program
A transmission terminal transmits video data and display data of a screen shared with another transmission terminal to the other transmission terminal via a...
US-9,001,175 Optical scanning device and method for operating the same and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device comprising: a light source that emits a laser beam; and a driving unit connected to the light source and configured to drive the...
US-8,999,618 Toner set, developer set, and image forming apparatus
A toner set, including: at least one chromatic toner containing a colorant; and a transparent toner containing no colorant, wherein the chromatic toner and the...
US-8,999,501 Urethane foam member, seal structure, toner storage container, process cartridge, image forming apparatus
A urethane foam member that after cutting into the desired shape from sheet urethane foam is applied with adhesive on one face of the urethane foam, an edge...
US-8,998,425 Image projection apparatus
An image projection apparatus for projecting an image using light includes a light source configured to emit the light; and an operating unit configured to...
US-8,998,400 Copolymer, aqueous ink, and ink cartridge
A copolymer contains repeating units represented by the following chemical formulae 1 and 2: ##STR00001## In the chemical formulae 1 and 2, R represents a...
US-8,998,396 Treatment liquid for liquid jetting device, and cartridge containing the same
A liquid jetting device treatment liquid containing no colorant including a N-alkyl-2-pyrrolidone represented by the following General Formula 1: General...
US-8,998,379 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus prevents the problem of reduced utilization efficiency of a waste fluid tank caused by the storage of waste fluids with high and low...
US-8,998,371 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device, a conveyance unit, a correction unit, and an attitude controller. The image forming device forms an...
US-8,998,196 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a first roller to come into contact with a first side of a recording medium and a second roller and a third roller to come...
US-8,998,192 Sheet punching device and image forming system
In the invention, for a first sheet, regardless of the sheet size (width), a lateral registration detector is moved in a direction towards an edge face of the...
US-8,997,644 Punching device, paper processing apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A punching device includes a punching unit that punches a hole in a sheet of paper; a container that receives a chad of paper generated upon punching by the...
US-8,997,250 Image forming apparatus, equipment system, and computer-readable storage medium
An image forming apparatus includes a login unit configured to receive a login of a user; a program storage unit; a function introduction unit configured to...
US-8,997,247 Information processing device, information processing method, and computer-readable recording medium
An information processing device is arranged to acquire a first public key certificate and a first secret key from a server device by acquiring an individual...
US-8,996,752 Device management apparatus, device management system, and device management method
A device management apparatus connected to a plurality of devices via a network includes a collecting unit that receives usage data indicating a status of use...
US-8,996,608 Service providing method, service provider apparatus, information processing method and apparatus and...
A service provider apparatus is provided with a first application for executing a process related to a Web page or Web contents, and a service providing part...
US-8,996,483 Method and apparatus for recording associations with logs
Method and apparatus for recording associations with logs are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises obtaining a first media identifier...
US-8,996,351 Cloud-based translation service for multi-function peripheral
Techniques are provided for translating a document that was scanned by a multi-function peripheral (MFP). A server within a computing cloud receives an MFP...
US-8,995,899 Protecting agent-supplying device, process cartridge, image forming apparatus
A protecting agent-supplying device including: a rotation member configured to rotate in a certain direction; an image bearing member-protecting agent...
US-8,995,863 Image forming apparatus and authentication method
An image forming apparatus including applications and system side software for providing system side services to the applications is provided, in which the...
US-8,995,791 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium
An image processing apparatus includes an exaggeration unit configured to perform on an original image including a hand-drawn element an exaggeration process...
US-8,995,767 Multimedia visualization and integration environment
Embodiments of the present invention provide techniques for retrieving and displaying multimedia information. According to an embodiment of the present...
US-8,995,759 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
Disclosed are an image processing apparatus and an image processing method. The image processing apparatus comprises a matching degree calculation unit...
US-8,995,489 Semiconductor stack and vertical cavity surface emitting laser
A semiconductor stack includes a semiconductor DBR (Distributed Bragg Reflector) formed on a substrate, and a resonator formed on the semiconductor DBR...
US-8,995,486 Semiconductor laser control device and image forming device
There provided is a semiconductor laser control device which including plural light sources that are configured with eight or more semiconductor laser elements,...
US-8,995,016 Printing device configured to detect a configuration of data control units detachably connected thereto and...
In a printer controller, an obtaining unit automatically obtains the configuration of each station. Based on the obtaining result of the obtaining unit, a table...
US-8,995,002 System and method for printing independent of location and using a universal print module
A system for printing independent of location and using a universal print module comprises a computing device having a print anywhere sending module and a...
US-8,995,001 User-specified instructions for hot folder documents
User-specified instructions for documents processed from a hot folder. A print server monitors hot folders for retrieval of files to be processed in a print...
US-8,994,984 Information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image processing method
An information processing apparatus includes a plurality of output circuits that output a plurality of pieces of information to an external device. Each of the...
US-8,994,975 Information processing apparatus, output system and non-transitory computer readable information recording medium
An information processing apparatus includes an analysis part that analyzes a set of output data that has been input to obtain an attribute value of an output...
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