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US-8,587,837 Image processing apparatus embedding additional information in document data
In an image processing apparatus, an input part inputs additional information to be embedded when printing a document. A developing part develops a character...
US-8,587,828 Systems and methods of color conversion with gray values
Methods and systems herein provide for the color conversion of image data with various levels of gray values, such as text. Such color conversion includes...
US-8,587,826 Methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture for improved processing of embedded ICC profiles
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture to enhance automation of conversion and/or persistent storage of color management information embedded within an...
US-8,587,814 Adaptive rasterized data management for multi-memory systems
Systems and methods are provided for implementing adaptive rasterized print data management. The printing system is able to acquire a print job and instructions...
US-8,587,808 Methods and apparatus to provide availability for networked scanning
Methods and apparatus for scanning documents when a network is not available are provided. The document scans at least an entire page of a document for a user....
US-8,587,774 Velocity detecting device and multi-color image forming apparatus
A velocity detecting device includes an image-pattern acquiring unit that includes a laser light source and an area sensor that acquires a one-dimensional or a...
US-8,587,626 Light source control circuit, image forming apparatus, and light source control method
A light source control circuit of an optical writing device, admitting connection of light sources and forming an electrostatic latent image on a photosensitive...
US-8,587,597 Page transitions on electronic paper displays
A page transition file creation system and a method for creating a page transition file in a file format suitable for displaying transitions quickly on an...
US-8,587,346 Driving circuit and electronic device using the same
A driving circuit is disclosed that has low power consumption and supplies a current to a load. The driving circuit includes a constant current circuit section...
US-8,586,647 Recording ink, recording ink set, records, ink cartridge, recording method, and inkjet recording apparatus
The present invention provides a recording ink set containing a black ink, a cyan ink, a magenta ink, and a yellow ink, each of which contains water, a...
US-8,586,270 Electrophotographic photoconductor, electrophotographic method, and electrophotographic apparatus
An electrophotographic photoconductor including: an electrically conductive substrate; and at least a photoconductive layer thereon, wherein the photoconductive...
US-8,586,144 Method for forming anti-reflection coating and optical element
A method for forming an anti-reflection coating of alkali-treated silica aerogel on a substrate, comprising the steps of hydrolyzing and polymerizing...
US-8,585,537 Driving device and image forming apparatus
A driving device includes a planetary gear deceleration mechanism in a transmission path that transmits driving force from a driving motor to a driven member,...
US-8,585,188 Thin-film actuator, liquid ejection head, ink cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A thin-film actuator that deforms a diaphragm to generate force includes a lower electrode disposed on the diaphragm, a first piezoelectric layer disposed on...
US-8,585,171 Color profile determination for printing systems
Methods and systems herein provide for allowing color profiles for printers to be determined based on the types of print engines installed at the printer and...
US-8,585,168 Discharge energy recovery device and image forming apparatus using same
A discharge energy recovery device to recover discharge energy discharged from a piezoelectric element when the piezoelectric element is driven includes a drive...
US-8,585,043 Sheet adjusting device, sheet holding receptacle, image forming mechanism, and image reading mechanism
A sheet adjusting device applicable to a sheet holding receptacle, an image forming mechanism, and an image reading mechanism includes a sheet setting plate to...
US-8,585,041 Recording medium supplying device and image forming apparatus with pressing force varying mechanism
A recording medium supplying device includes a recording medium mounting portion on which sheet-like recording media are capable of being mounted in a stacked...
US-8,585,040 Sheet feeder and image forming apparatus using the same
A sheet feeder includes a loading member, an attraction separation unit, and a control device. The loading member carries sheet materials. The attraction...
US-8,584,312 Cleaning apparatus and cleaning method
A cleaning apparatus for cleaning an object to be cleaned by allowing a cleaning medium caused to fly by an air flow to collide with the object to be cleaned is...
US-8,584,042 Methods for scanning, printing, and copying multimedia thumbnails
A method, apparatus and article of manufacture for creating visualizations of documents are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving an...
US-8,584,009 Automatically propagating changes in document access rights for subordinate document components to...
In one embodiment, components within different hierarchical document levels of a document have individual access rights and various hierarchical relationships...
US-8,583,825 Device information acquisition apparatus and device information acquisition program
A disclosed portable apparatus is connectable to a client terminal connected to a network and has a program stored therein for causing the client terminal to...
US-8,583,637 Coarse-to-fine navigation through paginated documents retrieved by a text search engine
A method and apparatus for visualizing results from a text search engine are described. A query term is first received. A first set of results is generated...
US-8,583,025 Image forming apparatus which decreases a sheet transportation speed difference between a registration device...
An image forming apparatus includes a transfer material transportation device to transport a transfer material; a transfer device to transfer a toner image to...
US-8,583,022 Lubricant coating device and image forming apparatus incorporating the lubricant coating device
A lubricant supplying device comprises a solid lubricant, a lubricant applicator to scrape and supply the lubricant to a target, and a pressing mechanism to...
US-8,583,020 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a tubular belt holder, a rotatable flexible fuser belt, a contact member, a pressure member, and a heater. The tubular belt holder...
US-8,583,019 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes an endless belt-shaped fixing member; a pressing member; a contact member provided inside a loop formed by the fixing member and...
US-8,582,999 Process cartridge and electrophotographic apparatus having electrical connection
A process cartridge includes an image carrier unit which is equipped with an image carrier, on which an electrostatic latent image is formed, and a developer...
US-8,582,994 Image forming system for improved image formation on both sides of a recording medium
An image forming system including a first image forming apparatus and a second image forming apparatus. The first image forming apparatus forms an image on a...
US-8,582,991 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a separator presser that presses against a plurality of separators to separate the plurality of separators from a fixing rotary body...
US-8,582,504 Transmission management apparatus, transmission management system, transmission management method, and...
A transmission system determines whether property data of a transmission terminal matches property data of a counterpart terminal to generate similarity...
US-8,582,309 Panel fixing structure and information processor
A panel fixing structure, which removably fixes a panel to a square opening provided in a housing, so as to cover a circumference of one or a plurality of...
US-8,582,176 Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and method and program for supporting operation input
An image forming apparatus connected to an image forming system in which a plurality of image forming apparatuses is linked. The image forming apparatus...
US-8,582,161 Image forming apparatus, and computer program product for image forming provided with managing log of a time...
An image forming apparatus includes a receiving unit; a data saving unit; a drawing data generating unit; a log storage unit that stores a processing log; an...
US-8,582,128 Image-formation control device, image-formation control method, and computer program product
A device includes: a receiver receiving a displacement of an image formation target area in a sub-scanning direction from a reference position on a continuous...
US-8,582,021 Lens unit, camera body, and camera device which determines whether the accumulated exposure time is above a value
A camera device includes a lens unit and a camera body detachable from the lens unit a communication interface communicably connecting the lens unit and the...
US-8,581,948 Information processing apparatus, laser radiation device, render information generating method, control system,...
An information processing apparatus for generating render information of an image includes a storage for storing shape information of strokes forming the image;...
US-8,581,944 Image forming apparatus and method for detecting position deviation
An image forming apparatus includes a photoconductor drum, a first printer head that forms a first pattern on the photoconductor drum and has a first end part,...
US-8,581,936 Method and apparatus for generating image display data
An apparatus generates display data on a display unit. An image constructing unit constructs an image of an image list including a plurality of images each...
US-8,581,657 Voltage divider, constant voltage circuit using same, and trimming method in the voltage divider circuit
A voltage divider circuit generating a divided voltage by dividing an input voltage with a predetermined voltage division ratio, and outputting the divided...
US-8,581,567 Controlling switching regulator under light load conditions
In a switching regulator, a peak current value of an inductor current iL corresponding to a critical current is obtained by ...
US-8,580,476 Method for preparing particulate release agent, toner using the particulate release agent, and method for...
A toner for developing an electrostatic image is provided. The toner includes at least a binder resin; a colorant; and a particulate release agent. The...
US-8,580,159 Ink for inkjet recording, ink set for inkjet recording, ink media set for inkjet recording, ink cartridge,...
An ink for inkjet recording containing water, water-soluble organic solvent, water-dispersible resin, fluorochemical surfactant or derivative thereof, and...
US-8,579,398 Droplet discharge head, droplet discharge apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A droplet discharge head includes circuit boards each mounted with one or more nonvolatile memories. The nonvolatile memories are configured in a ...
US-8,578,877 Spin coater, temperature controlling method of the same, optical disc production apparatus, and optical disc...
The present invention provides a spin coater including a rotation table that rotatably holds the disc substrate, a spin-cup that surrounds the outer...
US-8,578,466 Communication apparatus, communication system, certificate transmission method, anomaly detection method and a...
A communication apparatus has a communication part and authenticates a communication partner by using a digital certificate. The communication apparatus...
US-8,578,197 Image processing apparatus, control method for image processing apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium
An image processing apparatus includes a managing part to perform a first process to store the log information in a storage unit and a second process necessary...
US-8,578,181 Electric device, and method and computer program product for controlling power supply in electric device
An electric device includes at least one or more processing units that perform a predetermined process; a power-supply control unit that controls supply of...
US-8,577,964 Network device management unit, network device management system and communication management unit
A network device management unit manages a first network device, communicable with a second network device, managed by a counterpart network device management...
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