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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...
US-8,947,721 Image forming apparatus, backup and restore processing method
An image forming apparatus operates according to setting information, and includes a storage unit for storing the setting information; an interface for...
US-8,947,713 System, method and server
A system has information processing devices and a server which controls information processing executed by the devices. One of the devices includes a querying...
US-8,947,711 Information providing device, image forming device, and transmission system for providing image data to a...
An information providing device is capable of communicating with an image forming device, a data managing device, and a transmission terminal. The information...
US-8,947,708 Information processing apparatus, method for controlling an information processing apparatus, and image forming...
An information processing apparatus is connected to a first image forming apparatus and another information processing apparatus over a network. The information...
US-8,947,686 Printing apparatus and printing method
A printing apparatus includes a controller; and an engine including a first printing unit and a second printing unit. Each of the first and second printing...
US-8,947,681 Insertion system and insertion method
An insertion system includes an enclosure supply device, an envelope supply device, an insertion device to insert an enclosure supplied from the enclosure...
US-8,947,586 Diaphragm control apparatus of interchangeable lens camera
A diaphragm control apparatus of an interchangeable lens camera includes a photographing lens, a diaphragm control slider which is driven between first and...
US-8,947,574 Imaging device and imaging method and program
An imaging device includes a display on which a captured image of a subject is displayed, a first corrector to correct a first parameter related to shooting of...
US-8,947,485 Drawing control device, laser-light emitting system, drawing method, and computer program product
A drawing control device includes: a fill-stroke generating unit that generates a fill stroke that includes a plurality of strokes that fill a drawing area; a...
US-8,947,058 Switching power supply device, AC power supply device, and image forming apparatus
A switching power supply device includes a switching power supply integrated circuit that includes a dead time generating unit that generates high-side and...
US-8,945,294 Ink composition for inkjet recording, inkjet recording method, and inkjet recorded material
An ink composition having organic pigment particles, a hydrosoluble solvent; a dispersing agent, and water, wherein each of the organic pigment particles has a...
US-8,944,708 Sheet conveying device, and image forming apparatus including same
A sheet conveying device, that can be included in an image forming apparatus, includes a first conveying unit to convey a sheet in a first direction, a second...
US-8,944,610 Image projection apparatus, control method, control program, and storage medium
An image projection apparatus includes a light source; a projected image outputting unit having multiple mirrors arranged in a matrix, to which radiating light...
US-8,944,560 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes: a recording head including multiple nozzles and multiple piezoelectric elements that generate pressure for causing droplets...
US-8,944,556 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including a head configured to discharge an aqueous recording liquid onto a recording medium; and a coating unit...
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