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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...
US-8,944,553 Flush line generation in printing systems that utilize control marks
Systems and methods are provided for generating flush lines that do not interfere with control marks for post-processing equipment. The system includes a print...
US-8,944,432 Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus
A sheet conveying device includes a shift unit. The shift unit includes a gate member configured to align a recording medium being conveyed thereto by causing a...
US-8,944,243 Belt tracking system, multi-roller assembly and image forming apparatus employing same
A belt tracking system for controlling the lateral position of a movable belt entrained about a plurality of generally parallel rollers for moving in a...
US-D722,172 Medical cart
US-8,943,192 Device managing apparatus, device managing method, and computer-readable recording medium for the device...
A device managing apparatus for monitoring and managing a device connected to a data transmission path includes an obtaining part configured to obtain power...
US-8,942,933 Power consumption calculation apparatus, power consumption calculation method, and state transition data...
A power consumption calculation apparatus is disclosed, including: a work load measurement part, a management part, and a power consumption calculation part....
US-8,942,617 Drive transmission unit and image forming apparatus including same
A drive transmission unit includes a rotation input shaft to bear rotatably and coaxially a first input rotary body that rotates in a first direction and a...
US-8,942,607 Guide device with mechanism capable of minimizing damage to toner image by water droplet and image forming...
A guide device for guiding a recording medium discharged from a fixing device includes a first conveyance wall plate and at least one rib assembly mounted on...
US-8,942,604 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a primary transfer device to transfer a toner image formed on a photosensitive member onto an intermediate transfer member...
US-8,942,590 Developing apparatus, image forming apparatus and process cartridge
A developing apparatus, including: a developer container; a toner bearing member including a roller portion; a seal; a regulating member; and a development...
US-8,942,586 Image forming apparatus using a plurality of toner patches during a non-printing period
An image forming apparatus includes a controller configured to control a toner-image forming device to form a toner patch; and a detector configured to detect...
US-8,942,584 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
In an image forming apparatus, a processor performs: a solid density stabilization of adjusting, in accordance with detected toner adhesion amounts of solid...
US-8,942,583 Optical sensor and image forming apparatus
An optical sensor is disclosed, including an irradiating system; a first photodetecting system including a first photodetector which is arranged on an optical...
US-8,941,901 Electrophotographic image output device
An electrophotographic image output device includes an image processor to receive input image data, and a line screen to represent halftone images and have...
US-8,941,849 Sheet positioning device, sheet holding receptacle incorporating same, and image forming apparatus...
A sheet positioning device includes a sheet setting plate, first and second regulating members disposed facing each other to move in an orthogonal direction to...
US-8,941,848 Print controlling apparatus, method, and storage medium to control primary and secondary print drivers
A novel print controlling apparatus that facilitates providing easy services that use printer drivers. The print controlling apparatus that executes a print job...
US-8,941,835 Foreign substance detection device, moving body control system including foreign substance detection device,...
A foreign substance detection system includes an optical device having an input surface through which is part of light emitted from a light source enters the...
US-8,941,783 Image output system, image signal generation apparatus and recording medium
An image output system includes plural channels from each of which an image signal is output, a switching unit for switching the channel that outputs the image...
US-8,941,258 Power supply device and image forming apparatus including the power supply device
A power supply device includes an AC generation part having a sinusoidal wave generation part generating a first sinusoidal wave signal, an integrator...
US-8,939,880 Sheet folding mechanism
A sheet folding mechanism includes a sheet conveying path that is curved in a sheet conveyance direction; a pair of folding rollers that are disposed at a...
US-8,939,878 Sheet folding device and image forming apparatus
Plural conveying paths including guide plates are arranged on both sides of a sheet in its thickness direction, being linked from an upstream side to a...
US-8,939,558 Image forming apparatus including liquid ejection head
An image forming apparatus includes a liquid ejection head, a head tank, a liquid storage container, a liquid feed device, a supply valve, an exhaust passage, a...
US-8,939,541 Optimization of drying for wet colorants in a printing system
Systems and methods are disclosed for determining an operational range of colorant densities and heating powers that result in successful drying for a print...
US-8,938,650 Error report management
Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided for managing error reporting in an information technology environment in which a plurality of information...
US-8,938,600 Memory system, memory control method, and recording medium storing memory control program
A memory system includes a dual inline memory module (DIMM) connector to which a DIMM is connected, which is selected from a Joint Electron Device Engineering...
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