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US-8,953,976 Developing device, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A developing device including a developer bearing member rotatable while bearing developer on a surface thereof, a rotary body having a rotary shaft, a casing...
US-8,953,975 Seal and image forming device including a seal
A seal includes a photoreceptor contacting portion to contact a photoreceptor, and a charge roller contacting portion to contact a charge roller. The...
US-8,953,967 Fixation device having temperature control and image forming apparatus including the same
A fixation device includes a fixation member including a heating member, a pressure-application member press-contacting the fixation member forming a nip...
US-8,953,966 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing member including a heating unit, and a pressure member, the heating unit includes a sub-heater having a heat generating...
US-8,953,960 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotation body heating and fixing an unfixed image onto a recording medium; a pressing rotation body pressing the recording...
US-8,953,957 Image forming apparatus including a surface potential detector
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit including a latent image carrier, a charging device, a latent image writing device, and a development...
US-8,953,955 Image forming device, method of notifying consumable exhaustion, and computer-readable storage medium
An image forming device includes a calculation unit configured to calculate, based on attribute information of a print job, a supply time point at which supply...
US-8,953,954 Monitoring device system, image forming apparatus, and monitoring device method
A monitoring device system that includes a user apparatus, including a monitoring device application, and an image forming apparatus. The user apparatus...
US-8,953,222 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program product
An image forming apparatus includes a printer engine, a storage unit, a print data interpreting unit, and a print control unit. The print data interpreting unit...
US-8,953,214 Print control method, information processing apparatus, and recording medium
A print control method for an information processing apparatus connected to an image forming apparatus via a network, includes acquiring print data and print...
US-8,953,197 Image processing system, image inputting apparatus, display controlling apparatus, management method and...
An image processing system, connecting a plurality of image forming apparatuses via a network for outputting an input image using one of image forming...
US-8,953,196 Image processing workflow with virtual plug-in
In an image forming device adapted to acquire image data and distribute the image data, a storage unit stores respective plug-in modules of an input process, an...
US-8,953,186 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method
An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive output object information on an object to be output; a storage unit...
US-8,953,181 Virtual print job preview and validation
Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided for previewing and submitting print jobs. A printer apparatus generates and outputs preview data based on printer...
US-8,953,101 Projector and control method thereof
A projector includes an image taking part that takes an image of an area that includes a target onto which an image is projected; a distance measuring part that...
US-8,952,181 Organic semiconductive material precursor containing dithienobenzodithiophene derivative, ink, insulating...
An ink containing an organic semiconductive material precursor containing a dithienobenzodithiophene derivative of the following formula: ##STR00001## X and Y...
US-8,951,707 Toner, developer and image forming apparatus
A toner, including: a crystalline resin containing a urethane bond, a urea bond, or both thereof; and a compound represented by the following General Formula...
US-8,951,705 Development agent and image forming apparatus employing same
A development agent containing toner that contains a binder resin having a crystalline resin that has a urethane and/or urea bond in its main chain, a coloring...
US-8,950,874 Projection optical system and image display apparatus
A projection optical system for use in an image display apparatus having an illumination optical system applying light from a light source, and an image display...
US-8,950,872 Image projecting device, image processing device, image projecting method, and computer-readable recording medium
Disclosed is an image projecting device, including a projecting part configured to project an image for calibration onto a projection object, an image capturing...
US-8,950,750 Sheet thickness detector and image forming apparatus including same
A sheet thickness detector incorporated in an image forming apparatus includes a sheet conveying member to rotate and convey a sheet in a sheet conveyance...
US-8,950,743 Automatic document feeder, image reading device including the same, and image forming apparatus including the same
According to an embodiment, an ADF that feeds and conveys original document sheets one sheet by one sheet from a tray unit to a read position on a document...
US-8,949,599 Device management apparatus, method for device management, and computer program product
According to an embodiment, provided is a device management apparatus that issues a digital certificate to a device. The device management apparatus includes: a...
US-8,949,593 Authentication system for terminal identification information
An authentication system receives encrypted terminal identification information and terminal identification information, from a transmission terminal, and...
US-8,949,482 Device management apparatus, device management system, information management method, information management...
A device management apparatus connected to one or more devices via a data transmission channel includes an input information holding unit for holding an input...
US-8,949,417 Method and system for remote diagnostic, control, and information collection based upon a connection or...
A method, system, and program product for communicating with machines connected to a network. Information sent to or from the machines is transmitted using...
US-8,949,287 Embedding hot spots in imaged documents
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-8,949,260 Method and apparatus for secure and oblivious document matching
A method and apparatus for secure and oblivious document matching are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises transmitting initial secure dot product...
US-8,949,078 Filter modules for aperture-coded, multiplexed imaging systems
A method for designing the spatial partition of a filter module used in an aperture-multiplexed imaging system. The filter module is spatially partitioned into...
US-8,948,679 Sheet conveyance device and image forming apparatus including same
A sheet conveyance device for conveying a recording medium includes a fixed roller, a movable roller, an urging member, and a shock absorber, and an image...
US-8,948,677 Protective agent block, method of manufacturing the same, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A protective agent block including metal soap; and boron nitride, wherein the weight ratio Mr of boron nitride to the metal soap is calculated from the...
US-8,948,676 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member to bear a toner image, a waste toner storage mechanism to store residual toner, and an intermediate...
US-8,948,673 Fixing-unit roller, fixing unit, and image forming apparatus including an elastic layer
A fixing-unit roller includes: a core bar; and an elastic layer formed on an outer peripheral surface of the core bar. The elastic layer is formed from a porous...
US-8,948,653 Image forming apparatus and developer container
An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body, a developer container, an outlet, a first shutter, a cover member, a movable member, and a transmission...
US-8,948,647 Belt device and image forming apparatus incorporating same having a cleaning device which cleans utilizing...
A belt device incorporatable in an image forming apparatus includes an endless belt, multiple belt tension rollers disposed in contact with an inner surface of...
US-8,948,644 Power supply module and image forming apparatus including same
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member to bear a toner image on a surface thereof, a transfer unit including a transfer device to transfer...
US-8,948,641 Fixing device and control method used therein
A fixing device includes a rotatable fuser member, a rotatable pressure member, a heater, a temperature detector, and a controller. The rotatable fuser member...
US-8,948,639 Fixing device with mechanism capable of detecting pressure exerted between opposed components and image forming...
A fixing device includes a pressurization member connected to a pressing rotary body to press the pressing rotary body against a fixing rotary body; a...
US-8,948,638 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a latent image carrier; a latent image writer to write a latent image on the latent image carrier; a developing unit...
US-8,948,627 Load abnormality detection apparatus performing accurate judgment of cause of abnormality
A load abnormality detection apparatus detects a load abnormality in first and second rotational members acting on each other. An inclination calculation part...
US-8,948,621 Management apparatus, image forming apparatus maintenance system including the same, and management method
A management apparatus communicates, via a communication network, with image forming apparatuses, and includes an information reception device that receives,...
US-8,948,620 Image forming system and latent image carrier replacement time detection method
An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus, a physical property detector, a data storage device, and a latent image carrier replacement time...
US-8,947,798 Lens cap unit
A lens cap unit includes a mounting part mounted on a fixed cylinder in which a movable lens cylinder is movably contained, at least one barrier provided on the...
US-8,947,753 Imaging device for an image reading apparatus, and image reading method
An imaging device includes a plurality of light-receiving units configured to perform photoelectric conversion for different colors, respectively, each light...
US-8,947,751 Image reading device and image forming apparatus
An image reading device, which can be included in an image forming apparatus, includes an image pickup device, a transparent member, a traveling body, and a...
US-8,947,743 Parallel rip processing for sheet images that include graphics defined by a job ticket
Systems and methods are provided for processing a logical page in parallel with graphics for the sheet that are defined in a job ticket. The system includes...
US-8,947,742 Image forming apparatus for increasing combined-color reproduction accuracy for superimposed colors
A control device mounted in an image forming apparatus includes a region searching for unit searching for a region adapted to measure colors in an image; a...
US-8,947,732 Print control device and print control method
An inverse image data generating unit that generates inverse image data that indicates a transparent developer amount that indicates an amount of a transparent...
US-8,947,731 Imaging unit, color measuring device, image forming apparatus, color measuring system, and color measuring method
An imaging unit includes a frame having an opening; a sensor unit that captures, via the opening, a subject located outside the frame; a reference chart unit...
US-8,947,724 Image capturing unit, color measuring device, image forming device, color measuring system, and color measuring...
An image capturing unit includes a sensor section that images a predetermined range including a subject; a reference chart section that is imaged by the sensor...
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