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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...
US-8,269,852 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
An imaging apparatus and an imaging method which can obtain an image in which a dynamic range is expanded at one shooting are provided. In a case where a pixel...
US-8,269,797 Appropriately scaled map display with superposed information
Methods, apparatuses and systems are provided for determining an appropriate scaling of a map display or providing an appropriately scaled map display.
US-8,269,786 Method for reading and writing image data in memory
A method for reading and writing a memory having n rows and A columns includes a first step of writing data in 0th to (n-2)th rows by a first technique; a...
US-8,269,527 Hysteresis comparator circuit and semiconductor device incorporating same
A hysteresis comparator circuit that compares first and second input signals to output a hysteresis output signal includes a constant current source, a first...
US-8,269,473 AC high voltage power supply device, charging device, developing device, and image forming apparatus
An AC high voltage power supply device includes a comparison circuit configured to compare a first signal of a sinusoidal waveform and a second signal of a...
US-8,269,435 Motor control unit, motor control method and image forming apparatus
Time information indicates time required for reflecting a speed control indicating value actually on the rotation speed of the motor, the speed control...
US-8,268,746 Thermosensitive recording material
Provided is a thermosensitive recording material which can be produced through high-speed coating, which is excellent in head-matching property, and which can...
US-8,268,666 Field-effect transistor and method for fabricating field-effect transistor
A method for fabricating a field-effect transistor having a gate electrode, a source electrode, a drain electrode, and an active layer forming a channel region,...
US-8,268,527 Toner, developer, developing device, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, image forming method, and...
A toner is provided including a core particle comprising a binder resin, a colorant, and a release agent, and a shell layer comprising particles of a vinyl...
US-8,268,526 Toner, developer and image forming apparatus
The present invention relates to toner compositions containing: toner particles made of: binder resin; colorant; and a wax which is dispersed in the toner...
US-8,267,511 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an ink discharge unit including nozzles to discharge ink and to form an image on a recording medium; a conveyer belt to...
US-8,267,394 Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sheet feeding device that can be incorporated in an image forming apparatus includes a sheet feeder including a belt unit including an attraction belt facing...
US-8,267,340 Airflow pulverization and classification device, and pulverization method
The airflow pulverization and classification device includes a pulverizer and a classifier. The pulverizer includes a pulverization chamber including a...
US-8,266,978 Gear train assembly and image forming apparatus including same
A gear train assembly includes a first gear, a second gear, a first lubricant receiver, and a second lubricant receiver. The first gear meshes with the second...
US-8,266,543 Device driver and a method of customizing layout of a user interface
A device driver or method that operate a periphery device. A display mode storage unit stores setting items, which are operable by a user using a user interface...
US-8,266,541 Message window display control apparatus, method, and program product
A disclosed technology is for controlling the operation of displaying message windows. Plural message windows are not displayed at the same time in response to...
US-8,266,462 Image forming apparatus including a boosting-step-down transformer and power control method
A fixing unit fixes a toner image transferred onto a recording medium to the recording medium by heating and pressurizing the toner image. An auxiliary power...
US-8,266,358 Image processing device, image processing method, and recording medium
An image processing device including a first control unit to control a normal operating mode during which image processing is performed, a second control unit...
US-8,266,119 Contents management system, image processing device in contents management system, and link information...
A disclosed contents management system includes a management server for managing contents and an information processing device for performing a process on the...
US-8,265,652 Geographic tagging of network access points
A system for geographic tagging of network access points comprises a plurality of access points that have been configured to provide location information as...
US-8,265,527 Developing unit, image forming apparatus incorporating same, and method of controlling amounts of toner
A developing unit, which is incorporated in an image forming apparatus, includes a developer case to accommodate a two-component developer including toner and...
US-8,265,524 Transfer device, image forming apparatus, and waste toner container
A transfer device includes a cleaning device, a waste toner bottle, a connecting unit, and a regulating unit. The cleaning device removes waste toner remaining...
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