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US-8,926,069 Piezoelectric thin film element and method of manufacturing the same, droplet discharge head and inkjet...
A piezoelectric thin film element includes a vibration plate, a lower electrode provided on the vibration plate and made of a conductive oxide, a piezoelectric...
US-8,926,068 Liquid discharge head, method of manufacturing liquid discharge head, and image forming device
A liquid discharge head includes a piezoelectric actuator. The piezoelectric actuator includes a piezoelectric member on which plural piezoelectric poles are...
US-8,926,053 Recording apparatus, method for adjusting deviation of print position for recording apparatus, and computer...
A recording apparatus includes: a recording unit; an adjustment-chart output unit that outputs an adjustment chart for adjusting deviation of a print position...
US-8,926,050 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a carriage in which recording heads including nozzles for jetting liquid droplets are mounted; and a conveying unit...
US-8,925,917 Sheet output device, sheet processing apparatus, image forming system, and sheet output method
According to an embodiment, provided is a sheet output device including: a sheet output unit configured to output a sheet; a tray unit on which the sheet output...
US-8,925,916 Sheet discharging device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sheet discharging device, which is included in an image forming apparatus, includes a sheet discharging tray, a sheet discharging roller pair, a full state...
US-8,925,913 Sheet conveying device, image reading device, and image forming apparatus
A sheet conveying device such as a feed mechanism includes a pick-up roller and a cover member. The pick-up roller feeds, into an apparatus, a sheet such as a...
US-8,925,852 Medium supplying apparatus and image forming apparatus
A medium supplying apparatus for applying a back tension opposite to a transferring direction of a rolled medium being transferred by a transfer unit, to the...
US-8,925,436 Sheet cutting device and image forming apparatus including the sheet cutting device
A sheet cutting device includes a cutter holder, a moving unit, a connecting member, and a drawing member. The cutter holder accommodates a cutter. The cutter...
US-8,923,746 Sheet feeding mechanism and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sheet feeding mechanism incorporatable in an image forming apparatus includes a cover unit rotatably attached to one side of a main body of an image forming...
US-8,923,735 Toner bearing member including surface layer containing crosslink reaction product of fluororesin and/or...
A toner hearing member includes: an electric conductive support; an insulating layer provided on the electric conductive support; a plurality of electrodes...
US-8,923,730 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes: a developer container to contain a developer therein and a developer supply port; an image forming unit to form an image...
US-8,923,726 Image forming apparatus incorporating developing device with first and second seals
A development device includes a development casing, a developer bearer disposed facing a latent image bearer through an opening formed in the development...
US-8,923,716 Transfer device, image forming apparatus, and transfer method
A transfer device includes an image carrier that carries a toner image; a nip forming member that forms a transfer nip between the nip forming member and the...
US-8,923,713 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and image forming program
An image forming apparatus and method that compute a total amount of toner to be deposited per unit area of a target image in which a first unit area is...
US-8,923,605 Method and system for detecting object on a road
Disclosed are a method and a system for detecting an object on a road. The method comprises a step of simultaneously capturing two depth maps, and then...
US-8,922,883 Magnification optical system
A magnification optical system forms an enlarged image of an object. It includes a refractive optical system including a plurality of lens groups; and a mirror...
US-8,922,863 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device separately scanning plural scan target surfaces in a first direction with light includes: a light source unit configured to emit...
US-8,922,859 Light source device, method of assembling light source device, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
A method of assembling a light source comprises the steps of inserting multiple lead wires of a light emitting element into an insertion hole formed in a...
US-8,922,837 Print control device, image forming system, and computer-readable storage medium
A print control device includes a generating unit configured to generate image data, based on gloss control plane data for specifying a type of a surface effect...
US-8,922,834 Hybrid halftone generation mechanism using change in pixel error
A method is disclosed. The method includes generating a Continuous Tone Image (CTI) with all pixel values same as a first gray level, generating an initial Half...
US-8,922,831 Image capturing device, color measuring device, color measuring system, and image forming apparatus
An image capturing device includes an image capturing unit, a moving unit, a detector, and a determiner. The image capturing unit includes an optical...
US-8,922,825 Image processing device, image processing method and remote-scan image processing system using the same
In the image processing device, method and system of the present invention, a destination identifier of an image file is stored, the destination identifier...
US-8,922,823 Information processing apparatus and storage medium with the function of adding a cover letter to a print job
A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium stores programs for a computer to execute a method of controlling a print job of a document from an...
US-8,922,822 Image transform signature generation mechanism
A method is disclosed. The method includes receiving a first data component of an image data stream at a cache within a control unit, appending a first...
US-8,922,803 Bitmap rotation mechanism
A method is disclosed. The method includes allocating a decompressor for each scanline of an input image represented as compressed bitmap data, allocating tiles...
US-8,922,802 Method and system for halftoning using energy minimization
A method is disclosed. The method includes generating a set of points via energy minimization to implement halftone seed pattern.
US-8,922,626 Stereo camera apparatus and method of obtaining image
A stereo camera apparatus for obtaining distance information of an object includes a camera unit that includes a left image sensor and a right image sensor...
US-8,922,383 Electronic equipment and image forming apparatus
Electronic equipment includes: a first substrate; a second substrate; and a harness that connects the first substrate and the second substrate with other. The...
US-8,919,947 Photopolymerizable inkjet ink, ink cartridge, and inkjet printing device
To provide a photopolymerizable inkjet ink, which contains monomer components, and a polymer or a copolymer of styrene, styrene derivative, acrylic acid ester,...
US-8,919,946 Image forming apparatus and recording liquid
An image forming apparatus with a voltage applying unit between a recording head and an intermediate transfer drum is capable of activating polyvalent metal...
US-8,919,945 Inkjet ink, pigment dispersion, image forming method, inkjet recording apparatus, ink cartridge, and print
An inkjet ink including water, a pigment, a polymer, and a hydrazine compound. The polymer does not include an anionic unit and includes a first unit having a...
US-8,919,932 Liquid ejection head and image forming apparatus including the liquid ejection head
A liquid ejection head includes a channel plate, a diaphragm member, and a piezoelectric member. The channel plate includes a separate liquid chamber, a fluid...
US-8,919,926 Inkjet head and inkjet plotter
A disclosed inkjet head includes a liquid chamber formed by a space between a vibrating plate and a nozzle substrate and separated by partitions; a...
US-8,919,921 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, an ejection detector, and a cleaner. The ejection detector detects ejection or non-ejection of droplets...
US-8,919,911 Image forming apparatus including recording head and head tank
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, a head tank, a main tank, a liquid feed device, and a controller. When the main tank is in an ink end...
US-8,919,902 Droplet discharging device and particle manufacturing device
A droplet discharging device including a discharging hole to discharge droplets, a piezoelectric element that deforms with electrical charging and discharging...
US-8,919,773 Sheet conveyor and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sheet conveyor included in an image forming apparatus includes a conveying roller rotatable in normal and reverse directions to convey a sheet in opposite...
US-8,918,659 Control device, image forming apparatus, and control method
A power supply circuit receives power from a power supply and supplies the power to loads including a main controller and a first sub-controller performing...
US-8,918,649 Device for transferring data between an unconscious capture device and another device
Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for accessing and distributing data that includes a portable first device and a second device wherein both devices have...
US-8,918,045 Image glossing apparatus, image glossing method, and recording medium storing image glossing program
An image glossing apparatus including a recording sheet feeder feeding a recording sheet bearing a toner image; a glossing device including a heater heating a...
US-8,918,042 Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the fixing device
A fixing device for fixing an image on a recording medium includes a rotatable endless fixing rotary member, a heating source which heats the fixing rotary...
US-8,918,041 Fixing device including a belt holder configured to maintain a shape of a fixing belt and image forming...
A fixing device includes a flexible fuser belt, a stationary, tubular belt holder, a heater, a stationary fuser pad, and a rotatable pressure member. The...
US-8,918,038 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a fixing unit and a gloss equalizing unit. The fixing unit is disposed in a media conveyance path to fix a toner image on a recording...
US-8,918,030 Powder supplying device and image forming apparatus
A powder supplying device includes a powder container frame, a powder container detachably installable in the powder container frame horizontally and including...
US-8,918,028 Toner conveying path forming member, toner replenishment unit, and image forming apparatus
A toner conveying path forming member forms a toner conveying path with a hollow capable of conveying toner. The toner conveying path forming member includes an...
US-8,918,025 Image forming method and image forming apparatus
To provide an image forming method, containing: a charging step, a latent electrostatic image forming step, a developing step, a transferring step, and a fixing...
US-8,918,016 Process cartridge and image forming apparatus including same
A process cartridge detachably installable in an image forming apparatus including a first sub-unit to hold an image carrier, a second sub-unit to hold a...
US-8,918,008 Connector, charging device incorporating same, and image forming apparatus incorporating the connector
A connector to electrically connect a rotary body having a shaft, the connector includes a connecting terminal, electrically connected to either a power supply...
US-8,917,949 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium
An image processing apparatus comprising: an acquiring unit configured to acquire a correction target image and user information indicating characteristics of a...
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