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US-8,292,416 Inkjet printer head
An inkjet printer head includes a nozzle plate having nozzles for jetting ink; a flow path plate having flow paths for communicating with the nozzles, each of...
US-8,292,414 Ink cartridge and an imaging apparatus
An ink cartridge attachable to and detachable from an imaging apparatus, and including an ink accommodating unit; and a cartridge casing having an opening,...
US-8,291,315 Standardized network access to partial document imagery
A method, apparatus and article of manufacture for network access of partial document imagery is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a...
US-8,291,225 Communications apparatus, communications system, and method of setting certificate
An apparatus in a system which includes at least a high-level apparatus and a plurality of low-level apparatuses, said apparatus being one of the low-level...
US-8,290,413 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a first image carrier facing an intermediate transfer belt, a primary transfer unit primarily transferring images on the...
US-8,290,411 Image forming apparatus having a pre-transfer neutralizing device to reduce an electric potential to facilitate...
An image forming apparatus including a latent image bearing member, a charger to evenly charge a surface of the latent image bearing member, an electrostatic...
US-8,290,399 Belt device and image-forming apparatus
A belt device for an image forming apparatus includes an endless belt member supported at roller members, side frames disposed along sides of the belt member...
US-8,290,378 Image forming apparatus having a magnetic field generating unit at the toner carrying section
An image forming apparatus is disclosed. The image forming apparatus includes a toner supplying device, a toner container, and a developing device. The toner...
US-8,290,312 Information processing apparatus, method of processing information, control program, and recording medium
An information processing apparatus for processing image data including character information, the processing of image data including a process of inserting...
US-8,290,159 Data recovery method, image processing apparatus, controller board, and data recovery program
A disclosed data recovery method, image processing apparatus, controller board, and data recovery program enable data stored encrypted in a storage unit within...
US-8,289,744 Power supply unit, image forming apparatus, and method for controlling power supply
In an image forming apparatus, a monitoring unit monitors whether a returning factor required to switch an operational state of the apparatus from a...
US-8,289,617 Optical low-pass filter and imaging apparatus having same
An optical low-pass filter is disposed on a light-receiving surface of an imaging device. The filter has a light-transmitting substrate including at least one...
US-8,289,600 Optical scanning device, light screening material, method for screening flare light, and image formation apparatus
A disclosed optical scanning device includes: a plurality of light beam irradiation devices irradiating a light beam; a deflector deflecting the plural light...
US-8,289,585 Image scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same
A disclosed image scanning device includes a document table; a document pressing unit configured to press a document placed on the document table; a scanning...
US-8,289,582 Optical beam scanning apparatus and digital writing apparatus
An optical beam scanning apparatus is disclosed, including: a laser source that emits an optical beam, a deflection part that deflects the optical beam, a light...
US-8,289,572 Estimation of ink/toner coverage when printing
In summary, the present invention provides a method, apparatus and program product for calculating an estimate of the amount of toner coverage required for...
US-8,289,552 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
A determining unit calculates an estimated time until drawing data is transmitted to an engine, and transmits the drawing data, a print instruction, and the...
US-8,289,551 Approach for processing print data without a client print driver
An approach is provided for processing print data without a client print driver. A print agent is configured to discover a conversion service using Web...
US-8,289,549 Controller unit, method of controlling image processing, and recording medium
A scanner image-processing unit includes a scanner-property adjusting unit that converts image data from a scanner unit into normalized image data and a first...
US-8,289,543 Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and image forming method
A scanner unit reads a code image from a recording medium. A detecting unit detects a medium identification from the code image. An identification obtaining...
US-8,289,537 Translating PDL-based print stream to job ticket-based print stream
Using techniques described herein, separate "job ticket" data and printable data may be generated automatically from a PDL-compliant print stream. According to...
US-8,289,357 Light beam number changeable optical writing apparatus
An optical writing apparatus includes a light source device that includes a VCSEL having an alignment of at least two channels in a sub scanning direction...
US-8,289,000 Charge control circuit
When a control circuit detects from a signal CPO4 that a battery voltage is less than a sixth reference voltage, a constant current operation in VFM control is...
US-8,288,978 Motor driver
A motor driver, including a bridge circuit including a switching element and a diode, connecting with a coil terminal of each phase of a polyphase motor; a...
US-8,287,122 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus in which unintentional operation of the operation unit does not occur when sheets on which images have been formed or sheets prior to...
US-8,287,076 Conveying distance control device, recording apparatus, conveying distance control method, and storage medium
A conveying distance control device includes a conveying roller; a first detecting unit detecting rotational positions of the conveying roller; a line sensor...
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...
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