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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...
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...
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