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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...
US-8,577,274 Image forming apparatus including a lubricant applying device configured to apply lubricant to an image carrier
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a cleaning device having a cleaning member that comes into contact with a surface of the image carrier,...
US-8,577,270 Fusing device and image forming apparatus including the same
A fusing device includes a rotary fusing part; a heating unit heating the rotary fusing part; a rotary pressure part pressed against the rotary fusing part;...
US-8,577,261 Belt device and image forming apparatus
A belt member is supported by a plurality of rollers and moves in a predetermined moving direction. A detecting unit detects a displacement of the belt member...
US-8,577,257 Process unit and image forming apparatus including same
A process unit including a first housing detachably attachable to an image forming apparatus, an image carrier to carry an image on a surface of the image...
US-8,577,242 Image forming apparatus with fuser unit
An image forming apparatus includes a fuser unit configured to make an image fused to a recording medium, a selecting unit configured to select a duplex...
US-8,577,237 Image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus, a transfer current output unit outputs a transfer current having a same value as a target value to a nip forming member to...
US-8,577,232 Thermal fixing device and image forming apparatus including same which detects the speed of a belt on the outer...
A thermal fixing device includes a fixing member, a flexible endless belt, a flexible endless belt, a rotary pressure member, a heating unit, and a rotation...
US-8,577,230 Fixing device, fixing device control method, and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing unit, a shearing unit, a detection unit, and a controller. The fixing unit fixes a toner image in place on a printed surface...
US-8,577,228 Apparatus and method for preventing an information storage device from falling from a removable device
An information storage device installed in a removable device configured to be removably installed in an image forming apparatus body, includes: an information...
US-8,576,887 Semiconductor laser driving unit, optical scanner having semiconductor laser driving unit, and image forming...
Disclosed is a semiconductor laser driving unit that outputs a driving current for driving a semiconductor laser. A value of a correction current is set in such...
US-8,576,886 Laser diode drive circuit and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A laser diode drive includes a first photo diode connection terminal to connect a first photo diode that detects light emission amounts of multiple laser...
US-8,576,463 Automatic document feeder and image forming apparatus
An automatic document feeder includes an original feed table that has a detection hole and on which a bundle composed of a plurality of originals is set; and an...
US-8,576,438 Digital computer and system for recording information on operations
A main controller stores levels and information to be stored in accordance with the levels. An operation screen is used to enter operation information for...
US-8,576,419 Image reading device and image forming apparatus for detecting that document reading unit is positioned at...
An image reading device that can be incorporated in an image forming apparatus includes a housing including a first housing member having a document reading...
US-8,576,327 Focus bracket photographing imaging apparatus, reproduction display apparatus, image recording method, and...
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging optical system, an image pickup device, a photographing position determining device configured to determine a plurality...
US-8,576,288 Image processing unit, image processing method, and image processing program
An image processing unit includes a memory unit, a comparative image generator to generate a comparative image from a non-reference image, an image divider to...
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