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Deep focus image reading system and image forming apparatus
An image reading system reads an image of an original document by conveying the original document through a fixed reading position along a platen glass. The...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program
product for processing an image based on...
An image forming apparatus includes a sheet-type determining unit that determines a sheet type of a recording sheet; a sheet-characteristic measuring unit that...
Method for controlling an image forming apparatus using information from a
detachable recording medium
An image processing apparatus, method, and computer readable storage medium in which a controller or control means recognizes whether information read from a...
Image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus utilization system, and
method for generating image data
An image forming apparatus including an acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of combinations of document reading settings and delivery destination...
Image forming apparatus, method of controlling the same, and image
processing apparatus performing image...
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that performs image formation on the basis of a plurality of pieces of image data for different...
Image processing system, image processing apparatus, and information
An image processing system includes an image processing apparatus and an information processing apparatus that are connected via a data communication channel....
Image handling apparatus, image processing system, image process
controlling method, and image process...
An image handling apparatus is disclosed, including an operation panel, hardware resources, a transferring part, and an image generation controlling part. The...
Image forming apparatus, printing control method, and computer-readable
recording medium thereof
An image forming apparatus connected to a network and including a storage part, a printing request receiving part for receiving a printing request from a data...
Image processing system, device, and method having a data management table
storing print job setting data for...
An image processing system to perform image processing. The image processing system includes an image processing device and a data processing device...
Image forming apparatus with an identification control unit having an
identification signal line, a data line,...
An image forming apparatus that can reduce the number of signal lines that can respond to interrupt processing by conducting I/O control that can acquire...
Disclosed is a communication apparatus including an image input unit that includes an image input member that inputs an image of an object and a retaining...
Optical writing unit and image forming apparatus for performing enhanced
An optical writing unit includes a plurality of light emitting element arrays, a plurality of clock signal generators, and a plurality of light emitting element...
Image forming apparatus
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including a laser unit that has a function to emit a laser light to heat a thermal rewritable recording medium to write...
Image processing device capable of efficiently correcting image data and
imaging apparatus capable of...
An image processing device includes a memory interface to read out image data from a memory, and a memory access controller to control reading process of the...
Apparatus for producing toner, method for producing toner, and toner
To provide an apparatus for producing a toner, including: a droplet forming unit configured to periodically discharge a toner composition liquid, which includes...
Toner, method of manufacturing toner, image forming method, image forming
apparatus, and process cartridge
A toner including a main body particle, a layer B located overlying the main body particle, and a layer A located overlying the layer B is provided. The binder...
Electrophotographic photoreceptor, and image forming apparatus and process
cartridge therefor using the...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor, including a charge generation layer and a charge transport layer on an electroconductive substrate, wherein the charge...
Toner preparation method and apparatus, and toner prepared thereby
A method of preparing a toner, including periodically dripping and discharging droplets of a toner constituent liquid comprising a resin and a colorant with a...
Image forming apparatus and method of making the image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of heads and a head support member. Each head has multiple nozzles arrayed in at least one row to eject liquid...
Electronic device, use restriction method for electronic device, and
computer-readable recording medium
An electronic device includes a display part, a system control part for designating a display target to be displayed by the display part and switch the display...
Network system and image projection apparatus
A network system includes an image projection apparatus that projects image data; a first terminal; and a second terminal where the first terminal includes an...
Persistent selection marks
Methods and method and apparatus are disclosed herein for marking electronic documents with one or more persistent selection marks. In one embodiment, the...
Dynamic document icons
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for generating visualizations (e.g., icons) suitable for a specific display. In one embodiment, the method comprises...
Converting metadata for applications having different metadata formats
System, apparatus and method for managing documents and metadata generated by a plurality of software application systems are provided.
Image forming apparatus and cover sheet conveyance system incorporated
An image forming apparatus includes a first pair of rotary members pressing against each other, forming a first nip therebetween, a cover sheet supply unit to...
Cleaning device including cleaning mechanism having noise reduction
mechanism and image forming apparatus...
A cleaning device that can be incorporated in an image forming apparatus which includes an image carrier configured to form a toner image, and a cleaning device...
Driving apparatus, fixing apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A driving apparatus which includes a driving mechanism which includes a moving drive gear, the moving drive gear being a drive gear which is mounted on an...
Development roller, development device, process cartridge and
A development roller includes a magnet roller and a rotatably supported development sleeve including inside thereof the magnet roller, the development sleeve is...
Charge element, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A charge element includes an element body in parallel to a photoreceptor element and biased to the photoreceptor element by an elastic element, and a gap...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus with fixing device
A fixing device that allows simple and safe replacement of heating rollers. The fixing device includes a first lamp holder provided in the inner periphery of a...
Image forming system, and image forming method
An image forming system including an image forming device forming on a recording sheet a first chromatic toner image, and a second chromatic toner image having...
Image forming apparatus, image forming system, fixing control method, and
computer program product
An image forming apparatus includes: a PDL analyzing unit that analyzes print data and obtains a drawing condition; a drawing unit that uses a type of dither...
Image forming system, control apparatus, and image forming apparatus
having toner transfer rates for first and...
A control apparatus, connected to two image forming apparatuses each forming an image on one of a first face and a second face serving as image forming faces of...
Encoder rate control
A method and apparatus for performing compression and/or decompression is described. In one embodiment, the present invention comprises a system having a...
Communication apparatus, data communication method, and storage medium
storing data communication program
A communication apparatus for executing half-duplex data communication conforming to V.34 recommendation including, a modulation-demodulation device modulating...
Power supply device and image forming apparatus
A power supply device includes a transformer including a primary coil, a secondary coil, and a tertiary coil; a switching element connected via the primary coil...
Form processing apparatus, form processing method, and storage medium for
updating definition data
A form processing apparatus includes a storing unit configured to store definition data for scanning and processing a first form in a storage area, an image...
Image processing apparatus and method for determining arrangement of dot
count or recording material amount by...
An image processing apparatus quantizes multi-level image data of n colors, where n.gtoreq.2, by performing an error diffusion processing. The image processing...
Method and apparatus for distributing a locked print job
A method, apparatus, and system for outputting a locked print job by a printing device connected to a client terminal over a network. The method includes...
Printing system, printing apparatus, computer program, and storage medium
A time limit for a printer to be restored to a printable state after an occurrence of a print error that prevents the printer from printing is variably set. If...
Toner-density calculating method, reflective optical sensor, reflective
optical sensor device, and image...
A toner density is calculated from outputs of light-receiving elements based on a difference between a reflection property of a supporting member and a...
Assembling method for imaging apparatus and imaging apparatus
A method for assembling an imaging apparatus includes steps of: preparing an external cover, an image pickup device, and a tilt detection unit configured to...
Optical scanner and image forming apparatus
An optical scanner includes a light source including light emitters, an aperture member collimating light beams from the light source, a deflector deflecting...
Keyboard device and method of identifying a key operation
A keyboard device includes multiple key switches, a scan memory that temporarily stores a result obtained by scanning keyboard as scan data, a confirmed data...
Crystal growth method, crystal growth apparatus, group-III nitride crystal
and group III nitride semiconductor...
A crystal growth method, comprising the steps of: a) bringing a nitrogen material into a reaction vessel in which a mixed molten liquid comprising an alkaline...
Recovery apparatus and image forming apparatus
A recovery apparatus for recovering an ejection state of an ejection opening is disclosed. The recovery apparatus includes a cap member to seal an ejection...
Image forming apparatus, image formation method, and computer-readable
An image forming apparatus including a first carriage having a print head independently movable in a main scanning direction, a second carriage having a print...
Image forming apparatus and method for controlling the same
A method for controlling an image forming apparatus including a head having a nozzle for discharging a liquid droplet; a sub-tank for temporarily storing the...
Conveying device, image forming apparatus, and program
An image forming apparatus includes a feed unit, a sensor, a control unit, a measuring unit, and a determining unit. The feed unit 1 conveys a sheet. The sensor...
Sheet eject device, fullness detecting method, and computer-readable
A sheet eject device is provided for detecting whether a sheet eject tray is filled with ejected sheets. The sheet eject device includes an ejecting unit that...