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US-8,988,664 Distance measuring device
Disclosed is a distance measuring device configured to irradiate an object with light and receive reflected light therefrom to measure a distance from the...
US-8,988,540 Photographing apparatus where an image is obtained by an intermittent photographing operation
A photographing apparatus comprises an imaging sensor, a power supply control unit, and a moving-picture generating unit. The imaging sensor continuously...
US-8,988,491 Apparatus, system, and method of transmitting encoded image data, and recording medium storing control program
A communication terminal or system is provided with a processor that calculates a transmission data size that is suitable to a detected state of a network, and...
US-8,986,916 Yellow toner and color image forming method
A yellow toner including: a non-crystalline resin; C.I. Pigment Yellow 185; and a releasing agent, wherein the yellow toner has a glass transition temperature...
US-8,986,567 Magnetic body composition and a magnetic body product
Disclosed is a magnetic body composition, including a resin and a magnetic nanoparticle, the magnetic nanoparticle including an oxide of at least one kind of...
US-8,985,786 Image projection apparatus
Provided is an image projection apparatus, such as a projector, including a light source; an image generating element such as a DMD that receives light from the...
US-8,985,756 Dynamic dryer control in printing
Embodiments described herein provide variable heat control for a printer. One system includes a dryer operable to dry ink applied to a print medium. The system...
US-8,985,724 Image forming apparatus, image correction method, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium storing...
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus that includes a recording head for forming an image by discharging single color ink from plural nozzle sequences. The...
US-8,985,719 Image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus control method and storage medium of program of control method
An image forming apparatus using a roll includes a power shutdown operation detector to detect an operation of shutting down power supply to the apparatus; a...
US-8,985,578 Sheet aligning device and image forming apparatus including the same
A sheet aligning device may include a sheet conveyance path; a detecting unit configured to detect a side edge of a sheet being conveyed in the sheet conveyance...
US-8,985,569 Document-sheet conveyance device and image forming apparatus
A document conveyance device includes: a reader reading a document-sheet passing on a contact glass; a white plate being placed opposite to the contact glass; a...
US-8,984,608 Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and computer-readable storage medium for generating a...
An information processing apparatus includes a first session managing unit configured to manage a transaction including a request and a response over a network...
US-8,984,426 Screen editing apparatus, screen editing method and computer-readable information recording medium
For prescribing a state of a selection operating part having options disposed on an operating page displayed, a type attribute of the selection operating part,...
US-8,983,360 Method and system for printing having a web jam detecting unit
A printing system including: a first printer that forms an image on continuous-form printing paper, and includes a pre-heating unit that preliminarily heats the...
US-8,983,357 Powder transport device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A powder transport device includes a first transport tube through which powder falls under gravity; a second transport tube having a transport member that...
US-8,983,353 Fixing apparatus and image forming apparatus
A fixing apparatus includes: a fixing belt; a pressurizing roller; a supporting member; a heating unit; a nip forming member; and a deform preventing unit. The...
US-8,983,348 Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing device that includes a rotary fixing member; a pressure roller configured to press against the fixing member to form a nip with the fixing member; and...
US-8,983,330 Power supply, image forming device, and power supply method
Disclosed is a power supply including a first voltage generating unit that generates a first voltage from an external power supply; a second voltage generating...
US-8,983,327 Fixing control apparatus, fixing control program product, and image forming apparatus
A fixing control apparatus which controls a fixing apparatus which includes multiple heating elements to fix, to a recording material, an unfixed toner image...
US-8,983,323 Color image forming apparatus with a line velocity difference set between image carriers
Provided is a color image forming apparatus that includes: image carriers that form toner image of black and other colors; an intermediate transfer body that...
US-8,983,322 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including an image forming device, a transfer device, a fixing device, an inverting device, and a processor. The transfer device...
US-8,983,320 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a latent-image bearing body, a charging unit, a latent-image writing unit, a development unit, a development power, and a...
US-8,983,318 Image forming apparatus with a density sensor for detecting density fluctuations
An image forming apparatus is disclosed, including a light source; a drum; an optical scanning apparatus; and an endless belt. The image forming apparatus...
US-8,983,312 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a toner container; a developing unit; a detection unit detecting toner in the developing unit; a measurement unit measuring...
US-8,983,311 Image forming system with an image inspection device
An image forming system includes an image forming unit configured to output image data onto a recording medium; a first conveying unit configured to convey the...
US-8,983,140 Image processing unit, image processing method, and image processing program to correct blurs and noise in an image
An image processing unit includes a memory unit in which continuously captured images including a reference image and a comparative image are stored, an image...
US-8,983,136 Traffic sign detecting method and traffic sign detecting device
Disclosed are a method and a device for detecting traffic signs in an input image camera. The method comprises a color space converting step of converting the...
US-8,983,132 Image recognition apparatus and image recognition method
An image recognition apparatus includes a reception part that receives an image that has been read; a determination part that determines a registered object to...
US-8,983,126 Method and system for detecting vehicle position by employing polarization image
Disclosed are a method and a system for detecting a vehicle position by employing a polarization image. The method comprises a step of capturing a polarization...
US-8,982,474 Zoom lens and information device
A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side along an optical axis, a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens...
US-8,982,422 Method and apparatus for forming images, and method for producing printed products
An image forming apparatus for forming an image in accordance with light to be emitted from a light source includes: a digital half-toning unit configured to...
US-8,982,420 Image processing method, computer-readable storage medium, and information processing apparatus for determining...
An image processing method includes dividing a first image into regions according to content of the first image; generating a second image by converting a...
US-8,982,411 Image processing apparatus and method
An image processing apparatus includes: an extractor to extract colors used in input data; a converter to convert signals of the extracted colors into...
US-8,982,408 Color image capturing, measuring, and formation using capture unit with specular reflection preventing member
An image capturing unit includes: a sensor unit that captures an image of a predetermined area including an image capture object; a reference chart portion that...
US-8,982,405 Image processing device, image processing method, and image forming apparatus for processing image data having...
An image processing device includes: a drawing command transfer unit that transfers a drawing command for generating image data in a third region of a second...
US-8,982,400 Device management device and recording medium
In a device management device, a storage part stores device information pieces of devices on a network, an acquisition part acquires a device information piece...
US-8,982,390 Image forming apparatus, image printing system, image combining and outputting method, and computer product
In an image forming apparatus, when embedded information, which is information embedded into received image file, is to be printed, the embedded information is...
US-8,982,389 Image processing apparatus, screen data providing method, and computer-readable recording medium
An image processing apparatus for executing a job set thereto, and includes a communication unit configured to perform wireless communication with a portable...
US-8,982,386 Device, charging method, and system
A device includes a display unit, a display control unit configured to display a screen on the display unit according to display data, an execution unit...
US-8,982,377 Image processing apparatus and information setting system
An image processing apparatus includes a storing unit that stores setting information for operating the image processing apparatus; and an updating control unit...
US-8,982,243 Image processing device and image capturing device
An image processing device includes a dynamic range compressor that changes a characteristic of a tone curve depending on a position on input image data so as...
US-8,982,239 Imaging apparatus and imaging method for recording shooting completion information
An imaging apparatus includes: a reading device that reads a recording file on which a plurality of groups of information of character strings are stored in...
US-8,982,171 Image forming apparatus which corrects main scanning misregistration
An image forming apparatus includes a light source which illuminates in response to image data, and a deflector to deflect an optical beam output from the light...
US-8,982,170 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, information processing system, computer...
An information processing apparatus that generates a drawing command for drawing visual information by irradiating laser light on a recording medium includes a...
US-8,982,066 Automatic ending of interactive whiteboard sessions
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for automatically ending an interactive device session. In one embodiment, the system comprises a memory; and a...
US-8,980,512 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, and method for producing electrophotographic photoreceptor
An electrophotographic photoreceptor is disclosed. The electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a resin substrate including a carbon nanotube; and a...
US-8,980,408 Liquid composition, recording method, and recorded matter
A liquid composition containing: a water-soluble cationic polymer obtained by polymerizing monomers containing epihalohydrin and at least one of amine and...
US-8,979,989 Ink for inkjet recording, ink cartridge and inkjet recording apparatus
An ink for inkjet recording including a pigment, a penetrating agent and water, wherein the pigment includes: an ozone-oxidized carbon black, including carbon...
US-8,979,400 Drive mechanism for movable mirror of camera
A camera movable-mirror drive mechanism includes a first shock-absorbing member, pushed by a main-mirror support member to absorb shock when the main-mirror...
US-8,979,255 Ink cartridge and method of replenishing ink cartridge
An ink cartridge including a holding member and an ink bag to accommodate ink, wherein the ink cartridge is replenished with pigment ink having a pH higher than...
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