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US-8,956,795 Toner for developing electrostatic image, two-component developer and image forming apparatus
A toner for developing an electrostatic image, including: toner base particles each including a binder resin and a releasing agent; and inorganic fine...
US-8,956,451 Ink set and inkjet recording method
An ink set, used in an inkjet recording apparatus equipped with a recording head including: a plurality of nozzle arrays, each including a plurality of nozzles;...
US-8,956,063 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a spool that holds a roll of print medium; an image forming device that forms an image on the medium; a transporting device...
US-8,955,990 Projector
A projector includes a housing, an image projection unit, and an operation unit. The housing has a base and a side face. The side face has an area greater than...
US-8,955,962 Image forming apparatus including sheet cutting device
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, a carriage, a sheet cutting device, a cutter position detecting device, and a notification device. The...
US-8,955,957 Lamp configuration and controller for a radiant dryer unit of an inkjet printer
Systems and methods for a dryer unit of a printer. In one embodiment, a dryer unit includes a light source having a plurality of lamps. The dryer unit further...
US-8,955,953 Inkjet recording ink, ink cartridge, inkjet printing apparatus and image forming method
An inkjet recording ink including a carbon black, a dispersant, a polyurethane resin particle, and water, where the carbon black is a channel black, a gas...
US-8,955,945 Image forming device
An image forming device includes a drive transfer device that selectively transmits a driving force of a first drive source to one of liquid feed pumps, a...
US-8,955,941 Image forming apparatus and method capable of weakening electric field formed under printing head
An image forming apparatus includes a printing device; a printing medium conveying unit to convey a printing medium, a first electric charger to charge the...
US-8,955,932 Image forming apparatus and head drive control method
A head drive control unit generates and outputs a pulse formed of a first expansion waveform element to expand individual liquid chambers, a first contraction...
US-8,955,835 Feeding device and image forming apparatus
In the invention, after the last sheet is conveyed from a paper feed tray, the paper feed tray is lifted up so that the paper feed tray is brought into contact...
US-8,955,439 Printing system and printing apparatus using continuous recording sheet, and conveyance control method of...
A printing system includes first and second printing apparatuses that form images on first and second surfaces of a continuous recording sheet, respectively....
US-8,955,048 Conference data management
Tools are provided for conducting a conference/meeting and/or obtaining, managing and archiving conference/meeting data. For example, a conference application...
US-8,954,350 Order supporting apparatus, control method for an order supporting apparatus, order supporting system, and...
An order supporting apparatus connected to a monitoring apparatus over a network, the monitoring apparatus determining a supply status of devices in the network...
US-8,953,995 Fixing device and endless belt assembly
A fixing device includes an endless flexible belt, a stationary pad, a rotary pressure member, and a reinforcing member. The endless flexible belt is looped...
US-8,953,994 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...
US-8,953,993 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a rotatable, flexible fuser belt, a heater, a fuser pad, and a pressure member. The fuser belt is looped into a generally cylindrical...
US-8,953,992 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing unit, a cleaning unit, and a controller. The fixing unit includes a pair of nipping members and a heat source that heats at...
US-8,953,991 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing member configured to heat and fix a toner image onto a recording medium; a pressurizing member configured to press a heating...
US-8,953,987 Development device, and process cartridge and image forming apparatus including same
A development device includes a development casing, a developer bearer, a first developer conveyance member to supply developer to the developer bearer, a...
US-8,953,986 Powder container, powder conveying apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A powder container includes: a powder containing unit which has an opening portion formed at one end portion thereof, contains a powder therein, and is formed...
US-8,953,976 Developing device, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A developing device including a developer bearing member rotatable while bearing developer on a surface thereof, a rotary body having a rotary shaft, a casing...
US-8,953,975 Seal and image forming device including a seal
A seal includes a photoreceptor contacting portion to contact a photoreceptor, and a charge roller contacting portion to contact a charge roller. The...
US-8,953,967 Fixation device having temperature control and image forming apparatus including the same
A fixation device includes a fixation member including a heating member, a pressure-application member press-contacting the fixation member forming a nip...
US-8,953,966 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing member including a heating unit, and a pressure member, the heating unit includes a sub-heater having a heat generating...
US-8,953,960 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotation body heating and fixing an unfixed image onto a recording medium; a pressing rotation body pressing the recording...
US-8,953,957 Image forming apparatus including a surface potential detector
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit including a latent image carrier, a charging device, a latent image writing device, and a development...
US-8,953,955 Image forming device, method of notifying consumable exhaustion, and computer-readable storage medium
An image forming device includes a calculation unit configured to calculate, based on attribute information of a print job, a supply time point at which supply...
US-8,953,954 Monitoring device system, image forming apparatus, and monitoring device method
A monitoring device system that includes a user apparatus, including a monitoring device application, and an image forming apparatus. The user apparatus...
US-8,953,222 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program product
An image forming apparatus includes a printer engine, a storage unit, a print data interpreting unit, and a print control unit. The print data interpreting unit...
US-8,953,214 Print control method, information processing apparatus, and recording medium
A print control method for an information processing apparatus connected to an image forming apparatus via a network, includes acquiring print data and print...
US-8,953,197 Image processing system, image inputting apparatus, display controlling apparatus, management method and...
An image processing system, connecting a plurality of image forming apparatuses via a network for outputting an input image using one of image forming...
US-8,953,196 Image processing workflow with virtual plug-in
In an image forming device adapted to acquire image data and distribute the image data, a storage unit stores respective plug-in modules of an input process, an...
US-8,953,186 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method
An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive output object information on an object to be output; a storage unit...
US-8,953,181 Virtual print job preview and validation
Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided for previewing and submitting print jobs. A printer apparatus generates and outputs preview data based on printer...
US-8,953,101 Projector and control method thereof
A projector includes an image taking part that takes an image of an area that includes a target onto which an image is projected; a distance measuring part that...
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...
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