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US-8,276,034 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program product
A receiving unit wirelessly receives a packet communication signal. When receiving a packet included in the packet communication signal is failed, a requesting...
US-8,275,852 System, computer program product and method for managing documents
A system, method and computer program product for managing documents. The system includes a document manager that is configured to search for application...
US-8,275,679 Billing management system, image forming apparatus, billing management apparatus, billing information recording...
A billing management system includes an image forming apparatus and a billing management apparatus. The image forming apparatus includes a process information...
US-8,275,304 Image forming apparatus and sheet transport controlling method used therein
An image forming apparatus includes an image reading unit configured to read image information of an original document, an image forming unit configured to form...
US-8,275,301 Cleaning device, method of manufacturing the cleaning device, and process unit and image forming apparatus...
A cleaning device including a cleaning blade configured to clean a surface of a cleaning target that is moving. A leading edge which is formed between lower and...
US-8,275,285 Process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A process cartridge includes a photosensitive drum, a charging unit, a developing unit, and a cleaning unit, arranged opposite to each other along a rotating...
US-8,275,278 Fixing control device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A fixing control device includes a power distribution controller that adjusts a power distribution time period when the power is distributed to plural heater...
US-8,275,275 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including a latent image carrier, a charger to evenly charge a surface of the latent image carrier, a writing device to irradiate a...
US-8,275,274 Image forming apparatus
Example embodiments reduce the number of data input/output lines by carrying on a single signal line input signals to the image forming control means from a...
US-8,275,220 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium storing computer program for image area...
An image processing apparatus includes an image area separation device, a compression device, an image storage device, an image area storage device, a data...
US-8,275,014 Surface-emitting laser element, surface-emitting laser array, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
A surface-emitting laser element includes a substrate; a plurality of semiconductor layers laminated on the substrate, the plural semiconductor layers including...
US-8,274,701 High speed printing system for printing magnetic ink
High speed printing system for printing magnetic ink systems and associated methods are disclosed. A color of the magnetic ink may be designed to resemble one...
US-8,274,684 Image processing apparatus and image processing method for proceesing reading blocks
In a first route, image data from an image reading unit is processed by both a first image processing block and a second image processing block and sent to a...
US-8,274,677 Information processing system reducing inconvenience relating to distance between computer and printer or the like
An information processing system includes a device having a printing unit and an information processing apparatus connected to the device via a network. The...
US-8,274,669 Image forming apparatus
A disclosed image forming apparatus performs communications in a non-contact manner with a mobile terminal device storing print information. The image forming...
US-8,274,666 Projector/printer for displaying or printing of documents
A combined projector/printer that can receive data in a printer format or a projector format, and then either generate a displayable image, a printed document...
US-8,274,375 Combined RFID reader and transponder with common elements
A communication apparatus includes a first communicating part that reads data stored in a storage device of an outside apparatus and writes data in the storage...
US-8,274,259 Method and charge-up circuit capable of adjusting charge-up current
A charge-up circuit includes a charge-up transistor configured to supply a charge-up current to a secondary battery in accordance with a control signal, a...
US-8,273,513 Image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and image bearing member
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member having an electroconductive substrate on which are provided at least a photosensitive layer and a...
US-8,273,275 Manufacturing method and manufacturing apparatus for hollow structure of image display element
A disclosed method of manufacturing an image display element structure includes a coating step of coating a substrate surface including a plurality of recessed...
US-8,272,731 Image forming apparatus
An image-forming apparatus includes a recording head configured to eject ink droplets, a transport belt disposed facing the recording head and configured to...
US-8,272,725 Liquid container, liquid droplet discharging device, and image forming apparatus
A liquid container including a container body to store a liquid, a pressure release mechanism to open and close a pressure release path in the container body,...
US-8,272,723 Ink cartridge and image forming apparatus employing the ink cartridge
An ink cartridge includes an inner pack that stores ink, an outer pack that packs the inner pack and into which gas is introduced to squeeze the inner pack to...
US-8,272,718 Image forming apparatus having recording head
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head having nozzles for ejecting droplets, a liquid tank that stores liquid to be supplied to the recording...
US-8,272,713 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, a liquid tank, a first fluid flow path supplying liquid to the recording head, a second fluid flow path...
US-8,272,636 Paper feed device, and paper feed cassette, manual paper feed tray, and image forming apparatus including same
A paper feed device including a paper feed unit configured to feed sheets; a separation unit configured to separate and feed the sheets fed from the paper feed...
US-RE43,687 Image forming method and system with a finishing capability
An image forming system of the present invention includes an image forming method and section for forming an image on a sheet fed thereto. A stapler included in...
US-8,272,028 Approach for managing access to electronic documents on network devices using document retention policies and...
An approach for managing access to electronic documents uses document retention and document security policies. In response to detecting a request to access a...
US-8,272,027 Applying digital rights to newly created electronic
A routing computer is connected to one or more multi-function peripherals (MFPs) on a network. A routing manager located in the routing computer contains user...
US-8,271,967 MFP software update using web service
Techniques are provided for updating software components on an multi-function peripheral (MFP) using Web Services (WS). An MFP sends a multi-cast discovery...
US-8,271,792 Image processing apparatus, authentication package installation method, and computer-readable recording medium
An image processing apparatus is disclosed that includes an installation unit that installs an authentication package providing a function related to...
US-8,271,703 Providing device defined user interface modifiers to a computer system
In an embodiment, a computer-implemented process comprises, in a computer peripheral device that is configured to be coupled to a computer system, creating and...
US-8,271,621 Metadata communication system
Techniques for communicating metadata are disclosed. According to one technique, a device comprises a configuration module. The configuration module contains...
US-8,271,589 Mail list exceptions
A method and apparatus for sending messages to a list of members of a group with exceptions to one or more members of the group. In one embodiment, the method...
US-8,271,582 Relay device, relay method, and computer program product
A relay device includes a first communication unit that receives a request including processing object data from a client device; a data processing unit that...
US-8,271,389 Creating and manufacturing documents that initially exceed equipment finishing capacity
Techniques described herein overcome many of the issues that have previously made the printing of a single copy of a book from a digital version unattractive...
US-8,270,886 Transfer nip roller, transfer device, and image forming apparatus
In a transfer nip roller operative to transfer an image from an image carrier to a recording medium, a ratio (We3/Wt3)/(We30/Wt30) is 0.47 or more, where We3 is...
US-8,270,885 Image forming apparatus utilizing plural pressers of different weights and image forming method forming an...
An image forming apparatus, including: plural image bearers bearing toner images including a black toner image, which are developed with a two-component...
US-8,270,875 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a toner image carrying member, an image transfer device, a fixing device, a registration unit, a guide member, an...
US-8,270,856 Apparatus including a re-transfer unit to re-transfer a recording medium and method of image forming
An image forming apparatus is provided, which forms a releasing agent absorption toner image on an in-between printed sides area of a moving surface of an image...
US-8,270,854 Image forming apparatus and output setting method of consumed status of consumable items of the image forming...
An apparatus in which a plurality of consumable items are loadable to the apparatus. The apparatus includes a consumption status detecting unit to detect a...
US-8,270,757 Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and imaging apparatus
A magnification chromatic aberration included in image data in a color filter array captured by an imaging device is corrected by performing a coordinate...
US-8,270,716 Selectively compressing picture and text areas of an image to maintain highest quality and effective compaction
Image processing is done by separating image data into foreground image data, background image data, and mask image data. The foreground image data is divided...
US-8,270,271 Optical recording medium and information recording method
An optical recording medium has a multi-layer structure recording layer structure recording layer portion including plural recording layers provided with tracks...
US-8,270,053 Holding mechanism for long length optical element, optical scanning device, and image forming device
A holding mechanism for a long length optical element, which extends in a main scanning direction that is a movement direction of a deflected luminous flux by...
US-8,270,030 Image processing apparatus and method for converting image data into a specified resolution
Example embodiments are directed to an apparatus and method of image processing. Moving speed control processing performed by a control unit causes an image...
US-8,270,026 Light source driving device with relationship-based drive signal generating circuit, optical scanning device,...
A write control circuit includes a first data switching circuit that sets a correspondence relationship between signals from line buffers and input signals to a...
US-8,270,025 Image forming apparatus having blank sheet ejection preventing function and blank sheet ejection preventing method
An image forming apparatus for printing out one or more pages in an electronic file having color information in the form of at least one of character...
US-8,270,013 Printing system, printing method, and computer program product
An information processing apparatus generates print data in response to a print request, stores the print data in a storage unit, and enters a standby state for...
US-8,269,956 Optical element, refractive index sensor, refractive index sensor array, and biosensor
An optical element for resonating and reflecting incident light having a wavelength includes a periodic structure formed of protrusions and recessions. A period...
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