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US-8,917,903 Image inspection apparatus, image forming apparatus, image inspection method, and image inspection program
An image inspection apparatus for inspecting a recording medium having first and second sides is devised. The image inspection apparatus includes a...
US-8,917,423 Image scanner, auto document feeder, and image forming apparatus
An image scanner includes: an image sensor that photo-electrically converts reflected light from a document irradiated with light by a light source; an A/D...
US-8,917,421 Printing apparatus and method of controlling printing apparatus
A printing apparatus includes one or more print execution units each including a plurality of storage units configured to receive and storage pieces of image...
US-8,917,412 System, apparatus and method for consumption management
Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided for monitoring the consumption of paper, toner, energy, other resources, etc., by an information technology...
US-8,917,303 Optical writing device, image forming device, and method of operating the same
The optical writing device includes: a light source including a plurality of light-emitting element assemblies; a line information storage for storing pixel...
US-8,917,298 Apparatus, method and computer program product for drawing image on thermal medium
An apparatus for drawing an image on a thermal medium includes a stroke group generating unit configured to group continuous strokes forming the image of a...
US-8,917,278 Apparatus, system, and method of outputting image, and recording medium storing image output control program
An apparatus, system, and method of outputting an image, and image output control program stored in a recording medium are described. The image output apparatus...
US-8,917,103 Device and method for testing semiconductor device
A testing method for testing a semiconductor device includes heating the semiconductor device until the temperature of the semiconductor device reaches a...
US-8,916,418 Surface-emitting laser module, optical scanner device, and image forming apparatus
A disclosed surface-emitting laser module includes a surface-emitting laser formed on a substrate to emit light perpendicular to its surface, a package...
US-8,916,325 Carrier for developing electrostatic latent image, tow-component developer and image forming method
A carrier for developing electrostatic latent image, including a particulate magnetic core material; and a coated layer covering the surface of the particulate...
US-8,916,324 Toner, method for producing the same, and developer
The present invention provides a toner containing base particles formed by emulsifying or dispersing, in an aqueous medium, a toner composition liquid which is...
US-8,916,124 Group III nitride crystal, method for growing the group III nitride crystal, and apparatus for growing the same
When a group III nitride crystal is grown in a pressurized atmosphere of a nitrogen-containing gas from a melt 50 including at least a group III element,...
US-8,914,769 Source code generation for interoperable clients and server interfaces
Systems and methods are provided for generating source code to enable communication between a server defined according to a first programming language and a...
US-8,914,660 Image processing apparatus and control method for image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes a first control unit configured to control the whole apparatus and not to be energized in a power saving mode; and a...
US-8,913,944 Cleaning blade, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge using the cleaning blade
A cleaning blade including a strip-shaped elastic blade having at least one obtuse-angled edge on a tip portion thereof, and a cover layer, which is located on...
US-8,913,941 Gloss applicator and image forming apparatus including same
A gloss applicator to apply a gloss to toner by heating and then forcibly cooling a toner image on a recording medium, includes: a plurality of rollers...
US-8,913,932 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes: image-forming units of multiple colors that form images on an image carrier in such a manner that the images are overlaid...
US-8,913,926 Developer container, developing device, process cartridge, image forming device, and developer refilling method
A first developer container delivers developer to a second developer container, the first developer container including a first opening to be engaged with the...
US-8,913,923 Image forming apparatus with neutralizer and image forming method
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member, a charger, an irradiator, a developing device, a transfer device, a neutralizer, and a varying...
US-8,913,328 Four group zoom lens system
A zoom lens system includes a positive first lens group, a negative second lens group, and positive third and fourth lens groups. Upon zooming from the short to...
US-8,913,312 Image processing method and apparatus using virtual color gamut information in association with color standards...
An image processing system includes a color standard storage unit that stores multiple color standards that output apparatuses having a shared output method...
US-8,913,295 Printing control device and image formation system
In the present invention, a printing control device comprises: a generation unit that generates a clear toner plane data based on a type of a surface effect...
US-8,913,289 Control device, image forming system and program for controlling total toner amount
A control device according to the present invention is a control device that controls a print device that forms an image on a recording medium based on image...
US-8,913,270 Authentication system having an authentication apparatus including an authentication unit configured to search...
An authentication system includes an apparatus and an authentication apparatus configured to perform authentication of a user of the apparatus. The apparatus...
US-8,913,264 Method and system for storing and retrieving data
A database management system includes a first data storage structure for storing timestamped counter data entries for each of devices in an unordered manner and...
US-8,913,263 Page level recovery graphical user interface
A print server includes a graphical user interface (GUI) having a dialog screen to enable the user to specify a page range of a current copy and a number of...
US-8,913,262 Image forming apparatus, power control method, and storage medium
An image forming apparatus configured to execute image forming process by using hardware resources. The image forming apparatus includes a processor that...
US-8,913,098 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a pre-deflection optical system including a first optical element that adjusts the shape of beams emitted from the light...
US-8,913,096 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device that scans a scanning surface in a main scanning direction. The device includes a surface emitting laser as a light source, an...
US-8,913,000 Video playback on electronic paper displays
A system for displaying video on electronic paper displays to reduce video playback artifacts comprises an electronic paper display, a video display driver, a...
US-8,912,784 Conductive member evaluator and conductive member evaluation method
A conductive member evaluator includes a first electrode which has contact with an outer circumferential face of a conductive member, a second electrode which...
US-8,912,741 Motor driver control method, motor driver control device, motor control device, and image forming apparatus
A disclosed motor driver control device is configured to control a plurality of switching devices that drive a motor. The motor driver control device includes a...
US-8,912,348 Tetrahydropyranyl compound and method for producing the tetrahydropyranyl compound
To provide a tetrahydropyranyl compound represented by General Formula (1) below: General Formula (1) where X denotes any one of a substituted or unsubstituted...
US-8,911,924 Toner and method for producing the same
A toner including base particles each containing a crystalline polyester and a non-crystalline polyester, wherein the toner has a glass transition temperature...
US-8,911,168 Sheet cutting device with restriction unit and image forming apparatus including same
A sheet cutting device to cut a sheet conveyed through a conveyance path to a predetermined length, including a cutter casing movable in a sheet width direction...
US-8,911,112 Light emitting element adjusting and fixing structure, optical scanner, and image forming apparatus
A light emitting element adjusting and fixing structure includes a light emitting element having a plurality of light emitting points is fixed to a housing with...
US-8,911,092 Illuminating device, projecting device, and method for controlling projecting device
An illuminating device for emitting light onto a light modulating element that forms an image in accordance with a modulation signal and irradiates a target to...
US-8,911,072 Pre-applying liquid applying apparatus for inkjet printer and image forming system
A pre-applying liquid applying apparatus for an inkjet printer is disclosed. The apparatus includes an applying roller which applies a treatment agent onto a...
US-8,911,068 Ink cartridge and image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device to form an image and an ink cartridge that includes a deformable ink supply bag having an ink supply...
US-8,911,063 Thin film forming apparatus, thin film forming method, electro-mechanical transducer element, liquid ejecting...
A thin film forming apparatus which automatically forms, on an electrode layer formed on a substrate, a functional thin film which is crystallized from a...
US-8,911,062 Liquid-jet head and image forming apparatus
A liquid-jet head includes a channel plate forming an individual liquid chamber in communication with nozzles configured to eject liquid drops, a wall surface...
US-8,911,061 Nozzle plate, nozzle plate production method, liquid discharge head, and image forming apparatus
A nozzle plate includes a nozzle base; a nozzle hole to discharge droplets and formed on the nozzle base; and a water-repellent film formed on at least a liquid...
US-8,911,054 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device, a belt member, a reflection-type photosensor, and a reflection member. The belt member includes...
US-8,910,939 Sheet carrying device and image forming apparatus
A disclosed sheet carrying device includes a first carrying unit that includes a first rotary body, a first driving unit outputting a driving force at a first...
US-8,910,587 Image forming apparatus and liquid application device
An image forming apparatus includes an application device. The application device has an application roller to apply a treatment liquid onto a recording medium...
US-8,910,574 Mark detecting device, adjustment method, and printing apparatus
A mark detecting device detects a positioning mark on a transfer medium based on light that is emitted to and then reflected from the transfer medium. The mark...
US-8,909,822 Output device, log collecting method for output device, and storage medium
The purpose of this invention is to acquire log information of all System on Chips in an output device for debugging without having much effect on existing...
US-8,909,126 Sheet processing apparatus, and image forming system
A sheet processing apparatus includes a folding unit that folds a sheet, a sheet storing unit that stores the sheet folded by the folding unit, a ...
US-8,909,122 Lubricant supplying device, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A lubricant supplying device includes: lubricant; a supplying member; a housing case; a pushing mechanism that includes a pair of swing members supported...
US-8,909,117 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device that fixes an image on a recording medium includes a rotatable endless belt, deployed in a loop supported by rollers, a nip forming member...
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