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US-8,254,823 Waste toner storage unit and image forming apparatus using same
A waste toner storage unit detachably mountable to an image forming apparatus includes a waste toner container and an inner cover integrally attached to the...
US-8,254,821 Cleaning apparatus, image forming apparatus including the same, and process cartridge including the same
A cleaning apparatus includes a blade to remove one or more toner particles remaining on a photosensitive body of an electrophotographic type image forming...
US-8,254,813 Multicolor imaging system
A multicolor imaging system includes a controller which adjusts a phase difference in rotations of photoreceptors based on information detected by a rotary...
US-8,254,811 Image forming apparatus for controlling movement of a moving member
An image-carrier driving unit drives an image carrier. An image forming unit forms an image on the image carrier. A moving-member driving unit drives a moving...
US-8,254,803 Image forming apparatus including a cooling device
An image forming apparatus including a target part to be cooled detachably attachable to the image forming apparatus, a cooling device including a heat...
US-8,254,795 Supply control unit and image forming apparatus
A supply control unit is configured to, in a successive image-forming operation, perform a process of successively generating a driving control pattern for a...
US-8,254,669 Data processing apparatus, computer program product, and data processing method for predicting an optimum...
A data processing apparatus includes a feature-value calculating unit that calculates an image feature value indicating a feature of image data, a case database...
US-8,254,643 Image processing method and device for object recognition
An object image detection device is disclosed that is able to rapidly detect an object image from an input image. The object image detection device includes an...
US-8,254,128 Heat-transfer mechanism and information device
A heat-transfer mechanism which transfers heat of a heat-generating component mounted on a board to a housing includes a heat-transfer plate having a bottom...
US-8,254,039 Variable magnification optical system and projector
A variable magnification optical system projects an image onto a screen with a sufficient magnification without requiring a large-sized mirror. The variable...
US-8,253,998 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes a reader connecting unit capable of being connected with an original document reader. The original document reader can be a...
US-8,253,989 Optical reader, image reader and image forming device
An optical reader which reads image information on an original document by moving to the original document includes an illumination unit having at least one...
US-8,253,988 Reading method, image forming method, computer program product
An image reading apparatus is configured to stop a scanning unit and a feeding unit when reading is interrupted, move a reading position of the scanning unit...
US-8,253,987 Image reader and image forming apparatus including the image reader
In an image reader, an optical scanning unit reads an original image on an original document sheet. In the optical scanning unit, a lighting device is...
US-8,253,959 Image forming apparatus with reduced start-up time
A disclosed image forming apparatus forming a visible image on a recording medium includes: a functional element required for an image forming operation; a...
US-8,253,842 Electronic device including an operation member to operate a switch part or the like
An electronic device includes: at least one switch which is arranged at a printed circuit board; at least one operation member which is capable of pressing the...
US-8,253,769 Semiconductor laser drive apparatus, optical write apparatus, imaging apparatus, and semiconductor laser drive...
An optical write apparatus. The apparatus has a semiconductor laser drive apparatus that modulates a semiconductor laser according to a modulation signal and...
US-8,253,768 Optical scanner and image forming apparatus
A disclosed optical scanner includes a light source unit and a control unit configured to control the light source unit. Light emitted from the light source...
US-8,253,404 Constant voltage circuit
A disclosed constant voltage circuit is configured to become active or inactive and convert an input voltage applied to an input terminal into a predetermined...
US-8,253,276 Power supply device, method thereof, and image forming device
A power supply device is disclosed that is able to satisfy requirements of a device in connection and has high efficiency. The power supply device includes a...
US-8,253,137 Laminate structure, electronic device, and display device
A laminate structure is disclosed that has a region having high surface free energy and a region having low surface free energy that are well separated, has...
US-8,252,502 Method for producing toner and resulting toner
A method for producing a toner is provided that comprises a kneading step, a milling step, a pre-externally adding step, in which at least a part of an external...
US-8,252,500 Toner, and method for producing the same
The present invention provides a toner containing at least two binder resins composed of at least a resin A and a resin B which are incompatible with each...
US-8,252,499 Image forming method and image forming apparatus
A high-quality, stable image forming apparatus and method which are free from abnormal images, particularly afterimages, after prolonged repeated use by using a...
US-8,252,207 Ink for inkjet recording, ink set for inkjet recording, ink media set for inkjet recording, ink cartridge,...
To provide an ink for inkjet recording containing water, water-soluble organic solvent, water-dispersible resin, fluorochemical surfactant or derivative...
US-8,251,595 Imaging apparatus
A lens barrel includes a plurality of lenses moved between a collapsed state where at least one lens is collapsed and a photographic state where at least one...
US-8,251,359 Spine formation device, bookbinding system, and processing method of bundle of folded sheets using same
A spine formation device includes a sheet conveyer to convey a bundle of folded sheets with a folded portion of the bundle forming a front end of the bundle, a...
US-RE43,623 Method and apparatus for simulating logic circuits that include a circuit block to which power is not supplied
A logic circuit simulation apparatus used in designing a logic IC (integrated circuit) is provided. The logic circuit simulation apparatus includes a power...
US-8,250,291 Image processing apparatus, access control method, recording medium
An image processing apparatus includes a nonvolatile memory device including a first storage area configured to store one or more predetermined information...
US-8,249,491 Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing device includes a heater, a rotary fixing member, and a rotary pressing member pressing against the rotary fixing member to form a nip therebetween...
US-8,249,486 Fixing unit, roller replacement auxiliary tool of fixing unit, and image forming apparatus
Disclosed is a fixing unit that includes a heating roller; a pressure roller capable of being brought into press-contact with the heating roller, one of the...
US-8,249,479 Apparatus and method of controlling an image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is controlled such that the amount of heat supplied to an outer surface recording sheet to be placed onto an outer surface of a book...
US-8,249,477 Method of detecting position of toner pattern, optical sensor, and image forming apparatus
A light-emitting unit includes M (M.gtoreq.3) number of light-emitting elements. A light-receiving unit includes N (N.gtoreq.3) number of light-receiving...
US-8,249,474 Image forming apparatus which controls image forming conditions based on residual toner of a detection pattern
An image forming apparatus including a latent image carrier; a developing device to develop a latent image formed on a surface of the latent image carrier with...
US-8,249,472 Methods and apparatus for adjusting device power consumption based on usage data
Methods and apparatus for adjusting printing device power consumption based on previously acquired usage data. The printing device has multiple energy...
US-8,249,468 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes at least one image carrier and a recording medium conveyor forming a transfer nip therebetween, a conveyance member disposed...
US-8,248,684 Control of adaptive optics based on post-processing metrics
Adaptive optics (AO) elements in imaging system allow dynamic and precise control over the optical wavefront to reduce uncontrolled wavefront errors in imaging...
US-8,248,672 Image writing unit, image forming apparatus, image writing method and computer-readable information recording...
A plurality of the light emitting device array units are arranged along a main scan direction in a staggered manner. In a density transformation mode, a...
US-8,248,671 Image processing apparatus and method and computer program product
Service information provided by a user is notified to a central processing unit (CPU), and the CPU executes a computer program for an operation process of the...
US-8,248,670 Image scanning device and image forming apparatus with varying document size detection periods
An image scanning device includes a document table; a document pressing unit configured to press a document placed on the document table; a scanning unit...
US-8,248,669 Image reading device and image forming apparatus
An image reading device includes a charge-coupled device that generates and outputs an image signal, a timing generator that outputs a frequency-modulated...
US-8,248,668 Image processing device, image processing method, and image forming apparatus
An image processing device including a first image reading unit to read image data on a front side of a document page, a second image reading unit to read image...
US-8,248,667 Document management device, document management method, and computer program product
An operating unit selects a piece of document data from among a plurality of pieces of document data from a document database. A relationship-information...
US-8,248,663 Image processing device, image processing method and remote-scan image processing system using the same
In the image processing device, method and system of the present invention, a destination identifier of an image file is stored, the destination identifier...
US-8,248,652 N-up sheetlet based imaging with flexible formatting of logical pages
Methods and systems herein provide for flexible formatting of print jobs and their associated logical pages. One N-up printing system is adapted to receive a...
US-8,248,645 Printing system, printing device, host apparatus, and computer program product
A printing system includes a host apparatus and two or more printer devices connected to each other via a network. The host device sends print data to the...
US-8,248,642 Image processing apparatus, method, and computer-readable recording medium for recording a log of a job
A log recording module records a log of a job executed in an image processing apparatus in a hard disk drive (HDD). A facsimile control module receives a...
US-8,248,641 Network printers having distributed print jobs function and utilizing withhold printing commands
A printing device is connected to a host apparatus and a lower level printing device. When the printing device receives printing target data from the host...
US-8,248,639 Printing supply information of an image forming apparatus
An apparatus, method, system, computer program and product each capable of storing supply information of a printer supply of an image forming device, and...
US-8,248,511 Dual-mode extended depth-of-field imaging systems
A digital-optical imaging system can be operated in two modes, which shall be referred to as broadband mode and grayscale mode. In broadband mode, different...
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