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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...
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...
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