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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...
US-8,994,963 Sheet conveyance unit, image reading device, and image forming apparatus
A sheet conveyance unit including a sheet tray on which a stack of sheets is placed, a sheet feed member to feed sheets from the stack of sheets, a ...
US-8,994,850 Apparatus and method for photographing information management
A photographing information management method, which includes: judging whether there is equality between photographing position information added to an image...
US-8,994,503 RFID evaluation system, target position indicating apparatus, and target position indicating program for...
An RFID evaluation system which evaluates an RFID system is disclosed, the RFID evaluation system including a tag position and posture varying unit which...
US-8,994,323 Charging circuit and control method therefor
A charging circuit includes a power path control unit which switches a first switch connected between a system connection terminal and a battery connection...
US-8,992,030 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-8,992,006 Image forming apparatus configured for bi-directional feeding of medium
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit forming an image on a recording medium; and a feeding unit feeding the recording medium in first and...
US-8,991,977 Liquid discharge head and image forming apparatus
A liquid discharge head is disclosed that includes plural nozzles that discharge liquid droplets, plural individual channels that are in communication with the...
US-8,991,808 Sheet processing apparatus, image forming system, and sheet binding method
A sheet processing apparatus includes a pair of squeezing members having a projection and a recess to engage each other, to squeeze a sheet bundle inserted...
US-8,990,603 Image forming apparatus and image forming method for reducing deterioration of a secondary battery
An image forming apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive an input regarding a print process from a user; a setting unit configured to set the...
US-8,990,373 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and storage medium
An information processing apparatus, which is connected via a network to plural execution apparatuses, includes a receiving unit configured to receive function...
US-8,990,112 Expense report system with receipt image processing
A system and method for capturing image data is disclosed. A receipt image processing service selects from a repository a template that guides data capture of...
US-8,989,645 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is disclosed, including an image bearing member and a protective layer forming unit. In an embodiment, the protective layer forming...
US-8,989,643 Fixing device with endless belt and image forming apparatus incorporating same
The fixing device includes a nip formation assembly partially pressing against an opposed rotary body via an endless belt to form a fixing nip between the...
US-8,989,641 Fixing device with mechanism capable of minimizing glossy streaks and stain on recording medium and image...
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation; an opposed rotary body contacting the fixing rotary body to...
US-8,989,636 Toner container and image forming apparatus
A toner container that is detachably attached to a main body of an image forming apparatus such that a longitudinal direction of the toner container is parallel...
US-8,989,630 Conductive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A conductive member includes a conductive supporting body and an electrical resistance adjustment layer laminated on the conductive supporting body and...
US-8,989,621 Development device, and process cartridge and image forming apparatus including same
A development device includes a development casing for containing two-component developer, a developer bearer, a developer regulator to adjust an amount of...
US-8,989,619 Image forming apparatus having transfer belt contact and separating mechanism interfering with removable unit
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier removably installed in the apparatus to carry an image; a transfer member contacting with the image carrier...
US-8,989,608 Rotating mechanism driving apparatus, image forming apparatus, non-transitory readable medium in which computer...
A rotating mechanism driving apparatus is disclosed that includes a frictional transmission configured to output torque via a viscous fluid, the torque being...
US-8,989,607 Thermal fixing device and image forming apparatus including same which detects the speed of a belt on the outer...
A thermal fixing device includes a fixing member, a flexible endless belt, a flexible endless belt, a rotary pressure member, a heating unit, and a rotation...
US-8,989,497 Handwritten character input device, remote device, and electronic information terminal
A handwritten character input device includes a correction amount computation unit which performs, when a characteristic value of handwritten characters input...
US-8,989,431 Ad hoc paper-based networking with mixed media reality
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system and associated techniques are disclosed. The MMR system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes...
US-8,988,722 Cooperative processing system and method for acquiring device attributes using QR codes and interface...
A cooperative processing system includes an operation terminal and a cooperative processing device connected to each other, and is connectable to a plurality of...
US-8,988,711 Non-transitory computer readable recording medium storing print job generating program, print job generating...
A non-transitory computer readable recording medium stores a print job generating program that causes a computer to perform as a setting unit, and a print job...
US-8,988,706 Printer data collection cable
Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided for managing and exchanging printer data.
US-8,988,696 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a top panel member that is arranged on an operator stand side of a main body of the image forming apparatus, that includes a...
US-8,988,693 Information processing system, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information...
A disclosed information processing system includes an apparatus and an information processing apparatus including a service information memory unit storing...
US-8,988,675 Reflection type optical sensor and image generation apparatus
A reflection type optical sensor that detect a surface condition of a moving body and that is used for an image generation apparatus which forms images on a...
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...
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