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US-8,905,395 Sheet processing apparatus, image forming system, and sheet processing method
A sheet processing apparatus performs predetermined processing on a sheet or a sheet bundle. The sheet processing apparatus includes: a conveying unit that...
US-8,905,340 Pulverizer and cylindrical adaptor
A pulverizer, including a spray nozzle to spray airstream; a pulverization chamber to pulverize a subject with the airstream; and a cylindrical adaptor to be...
US-8,904,539 Location constraints for template access and form activities
A system and method for limiting access to one or more forms based on a location constraint is described. A form access module retrieves one or more forms on a...
US-8,904,283 Extendable meta-data support in final form presentation datastream print enterprises
Methods, systems, and apparatus for generating and associating meta-data with a final form presentation datastream document where the meta-data is structured in...
US-8,904,197 Power management based on combined user interface and sensor inputs
Power usage of a portable computing device is modified to more efficiently use a power supply included in the portable computing device. Power usage by...
US-8,904,171 Secure search and retrieval
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for secure search and retrieval. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving an encrypted, permuted search tree...
US-8,903,886 Method, apparatus, and computer program product for processing workflow
In an embodiment, a workflow processing apparatus is connected to a network and obtains a file over the network. The workflow processing apparatus includes: a...
US-8,903,869 Object linkage system, object linkage method and recording medium
An object linkage system including: a database that stores objects and a linkage map; a unit for extracting an already-registered object to be linked with a new...
US-8,903,788 Synchronizing distributed work through document logs
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for synchronizing distributed work. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving first and second metadata...
US-8,903,704 Information processing device, information processing system, and recording medium
In an information processing device connected to an external device via a network, the external device includes an application platform of an image forming...
US-8,903,296 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a thermal conductor disposed inside a flexible endless fixing belt formed into a loop and configured to conduct heat from a heater to...
US-8,903,290 Media stripper mechanism
A media stripper mechanism includes a stripping member. The stripping member has a stripping edge extending in an axial, longitudinal direction of the rotary...
US-8,903,283 Shutter assembly, powder container, cleaning device, and image forming apparatus
A shutter assembly includes an internal shutter and an external shutter. The internal shutter including a contact member is movable between a first position at...
US-8,903,279 Drive unit and image forming apparatus including same
A drive unit includes a drive pulley connected to a drive source, a driven pulley connected to a target to be moved, at least one relay pulley for transmitting...
US-8,903,278 Drive unit, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge incorporating same
A drive unit for rotating a first rotary member and a second rotary member disposed around the first rotary member includes a drive source, an output gear...
US-8,903,277 Drive transmitter and image forming apparatus
A drive transmitter, including a first rotational axis transmitting a drive force of a drive source to a first rotator, a second rotational axis transmitting a...
US-8,903,275 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
In a fixing device, a fixing member contacts an opposing member to form a nip therebetween through which a recording medium bearing a toner image passes. A...
US-8,903,270 Developing device, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A developing device including a developer bearing member containing a magnetic field generator having multiple magnetic poles and a developer containing chamber...
US-8,903,256 Image forming apparatus and image forming method used in the apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes: a plurality of image forming units each with an image carrier on which an electrostatic latent image is formed, and each...
US-8,902,689 Controlling electric power supply to a memory in an image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes a memory provided with a first memory area and a second memory area, and a processor that stores program related data in...
US-8,902,510 Zoom lens system and optical instrument using the same
A zoom lens system includes a negative first lens group and a positive second lens group, in that order from the object side, wherein upon zooming from the...
US-8,902,475 Image forming apparatus, image processing method, and image processing system
An image forming apparatus includes a storage unit, a request reception unit configured to receive a scanning request requesting to scan an image, a scanning...
US-8,902,466 Color measuring device, image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer-readable storage medium
A color measuring device include an illuminating unit configured to illuminate an image-capturing range; an image capturing unit configured to capture an image...
US-8,902,463 Image forming apparatus which calculates and corrects skew error
An image forming apparatus includes: Photoreceptors; an image carrier; a plurality of light emitting element arrays each configured to emit a light beam to a...
US-8,902,460 Signal processing circuit configured to operate according to various clock patterns, image processing...
A signal processing circuit transfers a signal between an externally connected device and an internal circuit. The signal processing circuit includes a clock...
US-8,902,459 Multiple pass pipe/filter date stream processing mechanism
A computer generated method disclosed. The method includes each filter within a chain of filters of a pipes and filters architectural pattern declaring a pass...
US-8,902,458 Information processing apparatus, job processing system, and job processing method
An information processing apparatus is operable to be connected to a first external apparatus and one or more second external apparatuses. The first external...
US-8,902,457 Image processing apparatus and image processing system
An image processing apparatus scans an original document, coverts the original document into image data, creates an electronic file based on the image data,...
US-8,902,454 Methods for printing from mobile devices
A method and apparatus for printing from mobile devices are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises outputting a machine-readable code associated...
US-8,902,452 Image forming apparatus that acquires and displays list information from document management apparatus for...
An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus managing a display device and configured to function as a Web client, and a document management...
US-8,902,441 Image forming apparatus, network printing system, power save control method, and power save control program,...
A plurality of image forming apparatuses is connectable to a plurality of host apparatuses via a network. The image forming apparatus includes an apparatus...
US-8,902,327 Imager having a movie creator
An imager is provided having an imaging sensor, a still image composer, and a movie creator. The imaging sensor takes still images with exposures that differ...
US-8,902,267 Drawing control method, laser irradiating apparatus, drawing control program, and recording medium having...
Drawing control methods, laser irradiating apparatuses, drawing control programs, and recording mediums having recorded therewith are provided that make it...
US-8,902,204 Bounding box based control method for electronic paper devices
A system for updating an electrophoretic display of an electronic paper device (EPD) has a display driving system comprising a display manager, a compositor, a...
US-8,902,151 Controllable electrochromic display device
An electrochromic display device includes a display substrate, a counter substrate facing the display substrate, counter electrodes arranged on the counter...
US-8,901,999 Audio-output amplifier circuit for audio device, audio device, electronic device including audio device, and...
An audio-output amplifier circuit for an audio device includes an output amplifier and a switching element connected between an amplifier-output terminal of the...
US-8,901,902 Switching regulator and electronic device incorporating same
A switching regulator switch between an input terminal and an output terminal; a second switch between the output terminal and ground; a switching-time control...
US-8,901,473 Projection optical system having an aperture to limit quantity of light to a refractive optical system, and...
A projection optical system that is used for an image display device having an image display element, includes a refractive optical system that includes a...
US-8,901,472 Image displaying apparatus including a projection optical system and a reflective image display element with...
An image displaying apparatus including a light source, a light condenser for condensing light to form a condensed light image, a light mixing element, a...
US-8,900,784 Toner, developer, toner container, image forming apparatus, image forming method, and process cartridge
To provide a toner which contains a binder resin, a colorant, and capsules, wherein the binder resin contains a thermoplastic elastomer, and wherein the...
US-8,900,088 Clutch mechanism and image forming apparatus including same
A clutch mechanism includes a transmission element rotatable in a first direction and a second direction opposite to the first direction, integrally including a...
US-8,899,730 Droplet discharging head and image forming apparatus
A droplet discharging head includes: a nozzle substrate that includes a nozzle opening to discharge a droplet therethrough; a liquid chamber substrate that...
US-8,899,728 Droplet discharge head and image-forming apparatus including a first and second substrate the second substrate...
A droplet discharge head includes a nozzle plate provided with a nozzle opening which discharges an ink drop, an actuator substrate which forms a pressurized...
US-8,899,726 Liquid droplet ejecting head and image forming apparatus
A liquid droplet ejecting head is disclosed. The liquid droplet ejecting head includes an electromechanical transducer element; a first substrate which includes...
US-8,899,723 Waste liquid container and image forming apparatus
A waste liquid container for storing a waste liquid discharged from an image forming apparatus is disclosed that includes a first container having a single...
US-8,899,719 Image forming method and image forming apparatus
An image forming method includes discharging an inkjet ink including a water-dispersible colorant, a wetter, a surfactant, a penetrant water-dispersible...
US-8,899,711 Inkjet recording method, inkjet recording device, and recorded material
An inkjet recording method is performed using an inkjet recording device including a recording head provided with a nozzle, a pressure chamber, a pressure...
US-8,899,708 Image forming apparatus, computer-readable storage medium, and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes a carriage that includes a head including a black nozzle array in which a plurality of nozzles are arranged and a color...
US-8,899,568 Sheet processing apparatus and image forming system
A sheet processing apparatus includes a stacking channel to stack multiple sheets into a sheet bundle, and a binding device to bind together the sheet bundle,...
US-8,899,150 Reduction of print head temperature by disrupting air from heated webs of print media
Systems and methods are provided for reducing the temperature of print heads of a printer in a multi-printer environment. The system comprises a receiving...
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