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US-8,286,965 Automatic document feeder with jam determination control
An automatic document feeder includes a controller that compares an input original length that is received from a main operating unit and an actual original...
US-8,286,958 Spine formation device, post-processing apparatus, spine formation system, and spine formation method
An spine formation device includes a sheet conveyer that conveys the bundle of folded sheets in a sheet conveyance direction with a folded portion of the bundle...
US-8,286,167 Image processing apparatus, job management method, and storage medium
An image processing apparatus where a job is implemented by one or more constituent functions is disclosed. The image processing apparatus includes a control...
US-8,286,083 Copying documents from electronic displays
A system including a Multi Function Printer/Product/Peripheral (MFP) and a portable computing device adapted to allow automatic copying of documents by the MFP...
US-8,285,695 Catalog page generation system, digital camera, computer program product, and method for catalog page generation
A catalog page generation system, comprising a first generation circuit, a first determination circuit, and a second generation circuit, is provided. The first...
US-8,285,547 Audio font output device, font database, and language input front end processor
An audio font output device is disclosed that is able to effectively convert characters or text into an audio signal recognizable by the acoustic sense of human...
US-8,285,303 Area specifying apparatus, communication system, and area specifying method
An area specifying apparatus, which is portable, includes a position acquiring unit that acquires positions of respective radio communication apparatuses...
US-8,285,210 Mobile terminal device and method and computer program product for establishing wireless connection
A mobile terminal device establishes a wireless connection by a first communication unit with an information processing apparatus, and establishes a wireless...
US-8,285,192 Image forming apparatus, control method of the image forming apparatus, and printing medium conveyance apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a conveyance part; a detecting part; a control part which prints image data on the printing medium based on a detecting...
US-8,285,188 Protective agent for image bearing member, protective layer setting unit, and process cartridge
A protective agent for an image bearing member of an image forming apparatus. The protective agent is applied onto a surface of the image bearing member and...
US-8,285,136 Diaphragm control apparatus of interchangeable lens camera
A diaphragm control apparatus incorporated in a camera body, to which an interchangeable lens equipped with a diaphragm apparatus is detachably attached, the...
US-8,284,876 Automatic gain control circuit
There are provided an A/D converting circuit (10) for converting, into a digital signal, a broadband intermediate frequency signal which is output from a...
US-8,284,501 Optical imaging system, camera device, and hand-held data terminal device
An optical imaging system includes a first lens group having a positive or negative optical power, an aperture diaphragm, and a second lens group having a...
US-8,284,462 Image reading device and image forming apparatus
Disclosed is an image reading device configured to read information of an object, including an imaging optical system configured to image an image of an object...
US-8,284,458 Image processing apparatus and method for managing documents with output-prohibit area
A detecting unit detects output-prohibit area information indicating an output-prohibit area from image data. An identifying unit identifies the output-prohibit...
US-8,284,443 Apparatus and system for managing form data obtained from outside system
Example embodiments of the present invention relate generally to an apparatus and system for managing form data obtained from an outside system, which may be...
US-8,284,425 External device document input and output device and external device document input and output method
An external device document input and output device connected to a network and using a plurality of communication protocols, the external device document input...
US-8,284,423 Customer-configurable print workflow system
Methods, systems, and apparatus for flexible, configurable job workflow processing. Features and aspects hereof provide for generating workflow models from...
US-8,284,420 Heating device for supplying power to plural heat sources, heating method and image forming apparatus using the...
The heating device includes plural heaters to heat fixing members; a power supplying device to supply power to the plural heaters; and a controller. The...
US-8,284,415 Image forming apparatus, hardware self-diagnosing method, and hardware self-diagnosing program
A hardware self-diagnosing method for performing a hardware self-diagnosis of an image forming apparatus includes reading a set value stored in a memory unit of...
US-8,284,289 Lens barrel, camera and mobile information terminal device having the same
At least one object of the present invention is to provide a lens barrel, including: a fixed frame (21) having a fixed cylinder (21); a telescopic cylinder (22,...
US-8,284,273 Imager for photographing a subject with a proper size
An imager is provided having an image-capturing device, a display, and a view angle controller. The image-capturing device captures a subject image and outputs...
US-8,284,226 Control device, laser irradiation device, optimization font data database, recording method, and...
A control device controls a laser irradiation device to record visible information on a medium by irradiation of a laser beam. The control device includes a...
US-8,284,222 Image erasing method and image erasing apparatus
An image erasing apparatus including: a semiconductor laser array in which a plurality of semiconductor laser light sources are linearly aligned; a width...
US-8,283,287 Thermosensitive recording material
A thermosensitive recording material including a support, a thermosensitive recording layer composed mainly of a leuco dye and a developer, provided on one...
US-8,282,293 Mirror brake mechanism of an SLR camera
A mirror brake mechanism of an SLR camera for applying a brake to a mirror pivoted about a mirror rotational shaft to be swingable between a viewing position...
US-8,282,292 Mirror drive apparatus incorporating a brake mechanism of an SLR camera
A mirror drive apparatus incorporating a brake mechanism of an SLR camera includes a mirror pivoted about a mirror rotational shaft and swingable between a...
US-8,282,182 Correction of print engine artifacts using an iterative halftoning search algorithm
Methods and systems herein provide for reducing artifacts during printing. One printing system is operable to prepare a continuous tone image (CTI) for printing...
US-8,282,091 Spine formation device, bookbinding system, and spine formation method
A spine formation device includes a sheet conveyer, a clamping unit disposed downstream from the sheet conveyer in a sheet conveyance direction, for squeezing a...
US-8,281,230 Techniques for storing multimedia information with source documents
A method of storing information for recorded information and a source document is provided. The method comprises: determining a first piece of information...
US-8,281,124 Network apparatus, IPsec setting method therein, and computer-readable recording medium storing a control...
A network apparatus which is connected to a network is disclosed. The network apparatus includes a managing unit which manages an address range in which...
US-8,280,295 Cleaning device, image forming apparatus including the device, and process cartridge including the device
A cleaning device includes a cleaning member, a collection member, an electrical field generator, and a separation member. The cleaning member has a surface...
US-8,280,293 Image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus including a plurality of image forming devices, a first image forming device in which a leveling blade that functions as a...
US-8,280,290 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A pressure releasing lever is operated to switch the position of a locking member between a pressure exertion position and a pressure release position. In the...
US-8,280,283 Heat transmission member included image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus for transferring and superimposing toner images formed on plural image bearers onto an endless intermediate transfer member in an...
US-8,280,281 Development device and image forming apparatus
The development device includes a development member and a circulation member. The development member develops an electrostatic latent image formed on a latent...
US-8,280,100 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
Encoding information is assigned to each block according to a position of the block in an image of the color image data. An image analyzing unit analyzes the...
US-8,279,519 Semiconductor optical modulator, an optical amplifier and an integrated semiconductor light-emitting device
An integrated semiconductor optical-emitting device includes a surface-emission laser diode and an EA-type semiconductor optical modulator integrated commonly...
US-8,279,502 Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus
An image reading apparatus has a plurality of emitters that emit light onto a manuscript surface in a light quantity that is the synthesized light quantity of...
US-8,279,495 Image forming apparatus having cover lock device
An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus casing installing an image formation section, an upper cover member that swingably covers and uncovers the...
US-8,279,493 Image processing method, program thereof, image processing apparatus, and inkjet recording apparatus
An image processing method is disclosed. A printer driver is a program for performing the method. The printer driver forms print image data that are printed by...
US-8,279,491 Color image formation apparatus for forming a reference pattern with a plurality of lines having a black color...
In a color misalignment detection method, an alignment pattern is obtained by designating a plurality of lines having line width and line intervals formed by...
US-8,279,459 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program product which counts the number of times of...
A forming unit forms a latent image of input image data. A counter counts number of times of forming the latent image in a sub-scanning direction, in which an...
US-8,279,232 Full framebuffer for electronic paper displays
A system and a method are disclosed for updating a bi-stable display includes a framebuffer for storing waveforms for each pixel individually. The system...
US-8,278,991 Power supply circuit and method for controlling the same
A power supply circuit includes a charge pump circuit configured to raise a voltage inputted from an input terminal and supply the raised voltage from an output...
US-8,278,901 Switching regulator configured to detect, and compensate for, decrease in output voltage
A switching regulator includes a switching element that switches between on and off according to a control signal, an inductor that is charged with the input...
US-8,278,569 Missing part checking structure
A structure is provided for checking a missing part in an electric device with an accommodation space for an electric component (6) and an exterior cover (11)...
US-8,278,016 Electrophotographic photoconductor
An electrophotographic photoconductor including an electroconductive support and a photoconductive layer provided thereon, wherein the photoconductive layer...
US-8,276,910 Document feeder, method for controlling the same, and recording medium
A document feeder to reverse a document by conveying the document to a reverse path. The document feeder includes a conveyance roller to convey the document, a...
US-8,276,899 Media-sheet conveying unit
A media-sheet post-processing apparatus performs post-processing on a media sheet delivered thereto. The sheet media post-processing apparatus includes a...
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