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US-8,567,906 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...
US-8,566,905 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...
US-8,566,892 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...
US-8,566,752 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...
US-8,566,705 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...
US-8,566,701 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.
US-8,565,665 Image forming apparatus and cover sheet conveyance system incorporated therein
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...
US-8,565,661 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...
US-8,565,658 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...
US-8,565,652 Development roller, development device, process cartridge and image-forming apparatus
A development roller includes a magnet roller and a rotatably supported development sleeve including inside thereof the magnet roller, the development sleeve is...
US-8,565,648 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...
US-8,565,644 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...
US-8,565,633 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...
US-8,565,631 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...
US-8,565,626 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...
US-8,565,298 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...
US-8,565,291 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...
US-8,564,983 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...
US-8,564,846 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...
US-8,564,838 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...
US-8,564,811 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...
US-8,564,800 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...
US-8,564,782 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...
US-8,564,717 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...
US-8,564,635 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...
US-8,564,460 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...
US-8,562,737 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...
US-8,562,103 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...
US-8,562,096 Image forming apparatus, image formation method, and computer-readable medium
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...
US-8,562,090 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...
US-8,561,985 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...
US-8,561,983 Sheet eject device, fullness detecting method, and computer-readable recording medium
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...
US-8,561,979 Open/close mechanism for paper tray for use in image forming apparatus
An open/close mechanism can be used for paper trays of an image forming apparatus. The open/close mechanism includes a plate member provided on a side of a...
US-8,302,205 Access control decision system, access control enforcing system, and security policy
An access control enforcing system, method, and computer-readable storage medium, the system including an access control enforcing part enforcing an access...
US-8,301,816 Memory access controller, system, and method
A memory access controller including a command analysis unit to receive write access request and command data and to analyze access to a memory, a command...
US-8,301,807 Device management apparatus, device management method, and recording medium
A device management apparatus is connected to a plurality of devices via a network and includes a processing unit. The processing unit includes a trap setting...
US-8,301,068 Fixing member including through-holes formed through release layer, method for producing the same, and fixing...
To provide a fixing member for fixing to a recording medium an unfixed image formed with a developer, the fixing member including: a base material; an elastic...
US-8,301,064 Image forming apparatus including pressers configured to press a receptor to image bearers downward in the...
An image forming apparatus, including: a plural image bearers bearing toner images including a black toner image, which are developed with a two-component...
US-8,301,051 Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and method of controlling fixing device
In a fixing apparatus, an internal temperature detection device is arranged within a heat generation region and detects temperature of a fixing device. An...
US-8,301,047 Image forming apparatus and method of controlling development electric field strength therein
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a developer carrier, a runout measurement information storage unit to store runout measurement information...
US-8,300,334 Variable power lens
A variable power lens, having first and second lens groups, includes first and second lens group support frames, a linear guide ring, first and second lens...
US-8,300,260 Image forming apparatus, print control method, and computer-readable recording medium storing print control program
An image forming apparatus and a print control method prevents a disadvantageous effect to a user due to print failure, before an image forming operation is...
US-8,300,248 Printing control system with suspend modes and method thereof
A printing control system includes a host interface, a user interface, a printing unit, and a controller. The host interface communicates with a host device...
US-8,300,247 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
A disclosed image processing apparatus executes an application relevant to image processing. The image processing apparatus includes a request analyzing layer...
US-8,300,237 Information processing apparatus, rule file outputting apparatus, program, and method of determining exclusive...
The propriety of combining received parameters is determined based on a property as a characteristic resulting from the content of processing executed in...
US-8,300,142 Imaging apparatus having adjustable power supply based on imager sensitivity
An imaging apparatus includes: a power supply; a first voltage converter producing first and second voltages which are different from each other based on an...
US-8,300,075 Laser driving device, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
A laser driving device in the embodiment includes: a laser light source that emits laser light; a light source drive control unit that adjusts a light amount of...
US-8,299,190 Colored polymer particles, method for producing the same, and toner and developer using the same
A method for producing colored polymer particles, including adding a colorant-containing composition containing a radically polymerizable monomer and a colorant...
US-8,298,734 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, image forming method, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
An electrophotographic photoreceptor including a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer located overlying the conductive substrate. The photosensitive...
US-8,298,653 Recording medium
A recording medium contains a support, and an antistatic agent-containing layer, and the antistatic agent-containing layer contains a binder resin and tin...
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