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US-8,265,476 Imaging apparatus
An imaging apparatus includes a present date and time information obtaining device to obtain present date-time information at a time performing a present...
US-8,265,475 Focus-point selection system, autofocus system, and camera
A focus-point selection system comprising an image sensor, a target detector, a location detector, and a first selector is provided. The focus-point selection...
US-8,265,430 Image processing system, image processing method, and storage medium
An image processing system includes a plurality of clients, a plurality of servers, and a computer. The computer includes a user application and a multi-target...
US-8,265,386 Imaging apparatus
A disclosed imaging apparatus includes a wide-angle optical system having at least chromatic aberration of magnification; an imaging device including color...
US-8,264,781 Zoom lens, information device, and imaging apparatus
A zoom lens includes a first lens group having a positive refracting power, a second lens group having a negative refracting power, a third lens group having a...
US-8,264,752 Image reading system and program for reading electronic paper, and image forming apparatus including the image...
An image reading system includable in an image forming apparatus includes a document feed tray to contain original documents including either or both of a...
US-8,264,747 Image reading device and image reading method
In an image reading device, a sampling-and-holding circuit generates a plurality of analog image signals by sampling an image signal at each ...
US-8,264,743 Information processor, information processing method, and recording medium
An information processor includes a display part displaying a configuration pattern combining values set for corresponding two or more of printing conditions; a...
US-8,264,723 Printing apparatus, printing system, and computer program product
A printing apparatus performs a printing process for a printing job including at least one print data and a series of process commands from a host apparatus. A...
US-8,264,717 Image forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, information processing method, information...
An image forming apparatus has a plurality of application execution environments, and includes a control part in each of the application execution environments,...
US-8,264,715 Approach for implementing locked printing with remote unlock on printing devices
An approach is provided for implementing locked printing on a printing device with remote unlock. The printing device includes a locked print process that is...
US-8,264,713 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and information processing apparatus
In an image forming apparatus, a delivery instruction receiving part receives a delivery instruction for instructing a delivery form a request originator, and a...
US-8,264,709 Lock printing based on distance from client to printer
A method, apparatus, system, and computer-readable storage medium for setting a print mode of a printing device. The method includes receiving, from a client...
US-8,264,705 Image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus and computer readable information recording medium
A first part calculates corrected image data for each pixel in the range in which the reading parts of the adjacent image sensors overlaps in the main scan...
US-8,264,588 Digital camera
A digital camera has a display, a magnification input device, and a magnification control device. The display simultaneously displays images. The magnification...
US-8,264,554 Imaging apparatus and method of obtaining a roll angle of the imaging apparatus, and correcting detected roll angle
An imaging apparatus includes an image pickup device, a device that obtains an image from the image pickup device, a sensor that detects a roll angle of the...
US-8,264,515 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes: a light source; an optical deflecting unit that deflects a light beam emitted from the light source to scan on a scanning...
US-8,264,513 Method for image processing and image processing apparatus
It is an object of the present invention to provide a method for image processing and an image processing apparatus which are capable of performing repetitive...
US-8,264,380 Code wheel manufacturing method, code wheel, rotary encoder, rotation control unit, belt carrier unit, and...
A manufacturing method for a code wheel for a rotary encoder is provided. The code wheel includes, in a central portion, a hole into which a rotary shaft of a...
US-8,263,969 Laminated structure and image display device
A laminated structure includes a wettability variable layer formed on a substrate, including a material whose critical surface tension varies by receiving...
US-8,263,304 Toner, method for producing toner, and developer
A method for producing a toner including periodically forming and discharging liquid droplets of a toner composition liquid containing at least a resin, a...
US-8,263,302 Carrier for electrophotography and two-component developer
A carrier for electrophotographic developer, including a core material; and a layer comprising a binder resin, located overlying the core material, wherein the...
US-8,263,300 Electrophotographic photoconductor, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
The present invention provides an electrophotographic photoconductor having a support, at least an intermediate layer, and a photosensitive layer, the...
US-8,263,297 Electrophotographic photoconductor and electrophotographic apparatus
An electrophotographic photoconductor including a conductive support and a photosensitive layer, wherein the photosensitive layer contains a charge generation...
US-8,262,330 Fastening structure, fastening method and fastening member
A fastening structure in which a first member and a second member are mutually connected, the second member is formed with a hole, the first member is formed...
US-8,262,196 Methods and apparatus to provide user-customizable flush patterns in an ink-based printing system
Methods and apparatus for user customization of flush patterns in an ink-based printing system. Features and aspects hereof provide for user input to define a...
US-D667,048 Powder container
US-D667,047 Powder container
US-8,261,363 Managing electronic data with identification data
An improved approach for managing and sending electronic data which allows one to access electronic data corresponding to a hardcopy document is provided. For...
US-8,261,291 Network apparatus, terminal apparatus, program, and recording medium
A network apparatus connected to at least one terminal apparatus via a network is disclosed. The terminal apparatus instructs operation of hardware unique to...
US-8,261,259 Dynamic printing system, apparatus and method
Improved techniques which enable a user of a terminal to select a printer, without a priori knowledge of available printers, for printing a print job are...
US-8,261,092 Image retrieval system and method
An image retrieval system that provides secured image data in response to a query specified by a user. The system includes a data retrieval unit, an encryption...
US-8,260,187 Image forming device
An image forming device is disclosed. The device includes a toner-image forming unit which forms a toner image; a transfer unit; a fixing unit; a paper-output...
US-8,260,186 Toner cartridge with refillable fresh and residual toner chambers, process cartridge, and method of making...
A toner cartridge is configured by integrally arranging a fresh toner storing chamber and a residual toner collection chamber. Fresh toner is filled in the...
US-8,260,179 Image forming apparatus including first and second image forming devices and first and second belt units
An image forming apparatus includes a primary transfer device that primarily transfers a first image from a first image bearer onto a first belt unit at a...
US-8,260,175 Developing apparatus and image forming apparatus using same
A developing apparatus for an image forming apparatus. In order to suppress toner scattering that may occur after a development operation has been halted for a...
US-8,260,166 Image forming apparatus and electric appliance including a thermoelectric element
A thermoelectric conversion element converts thermal energy of a user into electric power. A holding unit holds the electric power converted by the...
US-8,260,165 Image forming apparatus and heater control method
An image forming apparatus includes a halogen heater in a fixing unit; an AC source applying an alternating voltage to the halogen heater; a half-wave control...
US-8,260,164 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-8,260,158 Recording sheet processing device
A recording sheet processing device includes a stack tray used, when a recording sheet gets jammed inside a subsequent finishing device, for collecting...
US-8,260,057 Image processing apparatus that obtains a ruled line from a multi-value image
In an image processing apparatus, a binary image generating unit generates a binary image from a multi-value image, a ruled line candidate extracting unit...
US-8,260,051 Image processing apparatus for generating and transmitting push-type data
An image processing apparatus including an input part configured to input document data of a document, an extracting part configured to automatically extract...
US-8,259,991 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus embedding information in an image by combining multiple predetermined patterns with the image is disclosed that includes a level...
US-8,259,941 Image processor, image processing method, and computer program product for storing images and related code...
In an MFP, an image on an original is read and the image is stored as a document (input image) in an HDD. A marking-information generation module generates...
US-8,259,555 Optical pickup and optical information processing device
A disclosed optical pickup includes an aberration correction unit with a phase shifter surface. On the phase shifter surface, rectangular or staircase-like...
US-8,259,543 Data recording/reproduction method and data recording/reproduction apparatus
A data recording/reproduction method for performing a data recording/reproduction process on a flexible optical disk by rotating the flexible optical disk while...
US-8,259,379 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device, which scans a surface to be scanned by light, includes a light source, a coupling optical system, which changes light from the light...
US-8,259,359 Image processing device and image forming apparatus equipped with the image processing device
A band plotting processing unit analyzes input data to plot in pixel units an image of RGB data corresponding to a character image to be printed, analyzes the...
US-8,259,356 Apparatus and method of image processing for selective color determination
An image processing apparatus includes a first color determining device, a storage device, a second color determining device, an output image processing device,...
US-8,259,355 Image processing device, image processing method, image forming apparatus, and storage medium
A device for converting a color image including multiple character images into a monochrome image is disclosed. The device includes a color conversion unit...
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