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US-8,284,443 Apparatus and system for managing form data obtained from outside system
Example embodiments of the present invention relate generally to an apparatus and system for managing form data obtained from an outside system, which may be...
US-8,284,425 External device document input and output device and external device document input and output method
An external device document input and output device connected to a network and using a plurality of communication protocols, the external device document input...
US-8,284,423 Customer-configurable print workflow system
Methods, systems, and apparatus for flexible, configurable job workflow processing. Features and aspects hereof provide for generating workflow models from...
US-8,284,420 Heating device for supplying power to plural heat sources, heating method and image forming apparatus using the...
The heating device includes plural heaters to heat fixing members; a power supplying device to supply power to the plural heaters; and a controller. The...
US-8,284,415 Image forming apparatus, hardware self-diagnosing method, and hardware self-diagnosing program
A hardware self-diagnosing method for performing a hardware self-diagnosis of an image forming apparatus includes reading a set value stored in a memory unit of...
US-8,284,289 Lens barrel, camera and mobile information terminal device having the same
At least one object of the present invention is to provide a lens barrel, including: a fixed frame (21) having a fixed cylinder (21); a telescopic cylinder (22,...
US-8,284,273 Imager for photographing a subject with a proper size
An imager is provided having an image-capturing device, a display, and a view angle controller. The image-capturing device captures a subject image and outputs...
US-8,284,226 Control device, laser irradiation device, optimization font data database, recording method, and...
A control device controls a laser irradiation device to record visible information on a medium by irradiation of a laser beam. The control device includes a...
US-8,284,222 Image erasing method and image erasing apparatus
An image erasing apparatus including: a semiconductor laser array in which a plurality of semiconductor laser light sources are linearly aligned; a width...
US-8,283,287 Thermosensitive recording material
A thermosensitive recording material including a support, a thermosensitive recording layer composed mainly of a leuco dye and a developer, provided on one...
US-8,282,293 Mirror brake mechanism of an SLR camera
A mirror brake mechanism of an SLR camera for applying a brake to a mirror pivoted about a mirror rotational shaft to be swingable between a viewing position...
US-8,282,292 Mirror drive apparatus incorporating a brake mechanism of an SLR camera
A mirror drive apparatus incorporating a brake mechanism of an SLR camera includes a mirror pivoted about a mirror rotational shaft and swingable between a...
US-8,282,182 Correction of print engine artifacts using an iterative halftoning search algorithm
Methods and systems herein provide for reducing artifacts during printing. One printing system is operable to prepare a continuous tone image (CTI) for printing...
US-8,282,091 Spine formation device, bookbinding system, and spine formation method
A spine formation device includes a sheet conveyer, a clamping unit disposed downstream from the sheet conveyer in a sheet conveyance direction, for squeezing a...
US-8,281,230 Techniques for storing multimedia information with source documents
A method of storing information for recorded information and a source document is provided. The method comprises: determining a first piece of information...
US-8,281,124 Network apparatus, IPsec setting method therein, and computer-readable recording medium storing a control...
A network apparatus which is connected to a network is disclosed. The network apparatus includes a managing unit which manages an address range in which...
US-8,280,295 Cleaning device, image forming apparatus including the device, and process cartridge including the device
A cleaning device includes a cleaning member, a collection member, an electrical field generator, and a separation member. The cleaning member has a surface...
US-8,280,293 Image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus including a plurality of image forming devices, a first image forming device in which a leveling blade that functions as a...
US-8,280,290 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A pressure releasing lever is operated to switch the position of a locking member between a pressure exertion position and a pressure release position. In the...
US-8,280,283 Heat transmission member included image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus for transferring and superimposing toner images formed on plural image bearers onto an endless intermediate transfer member in an...
US-8,280,281 Development device and image forming apparatus
The development device includes a development member and a circulation member. The development member develops an electrostatic latent image formed on a latent...
US-8,280,100 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
Encoding information is assigned to each block according to a position of the block in an image of the color image data. An image analyzing unit analyzes the...
US-8,279,519 Semiconductor optical modulator, an optical amplifier and an integrated semiconductor light-emitting device
An integrated semiconductor optical-emitting device includes a surface-emission laser diode and an EA-type semiconductor optical modulator integrated commonly...
US-8,279,502 Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus
An image reading apparatus has a plurality of emitters that emit light onto a manuscript surface in a light quantity that is the synthesized light quantity of...
US-8,279,495 Image forming apparatus having cover lock device
An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus casing installing an image formation section, an upper cover member that swingably covers and uncovers the...
US-8,279,493 Image processing method, program thereof, image processing apparatus, and inkjet recording apparatus
An image processing method is disclosed. A printer driver is a program for performing the method. The printer driver forms print image data that are printed by...
US-8,279,491 Color image formation apparatus for forming a reference pattern with a plurality of lines having a black color...
In a color misalignment detection method, an alignment pattern is obtained by designating a plurality of lines having line width and line intervals formed by...
US-8,279,459 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program product which counts the number of times of...
A forming unit forms a latent image of input image data. A counter counts number of times of forming the latent image in a sub-scanning direction, in which an...
US-8,279,232 Full framebuffer for electronic paper displays
A system and a method are disclosed for updating a bi-stable display includes a framebuffer for storing waveforms for each pixel individually. The system...
US-8,278,991 Power supply circuit and method for controlling the same
A power supply circuit includes a charge pump circuit configured to raise a voltage inputted from an input terminal and supply the raised voltage from an output...
US-8,278,901 Switching regulator configured to detect, and compensate for, decrease in output voltage
A switching regulator includes a switching element that switches between on and off according to a control signal, an inductor that is charged with the input...
US-8,278,569 Missing part checking structure
A structure is provided for checking a missing part in an electric device with an accommodation space for an electric component (6) and an exterior cover (11)...
US-8,278,016 Electrophotographic photoconductor
An electrophotographic photoconductor including an electroconductive support and a photoconductive layer provided thereon, wherein the photoconductive layer...
US-8,276,910 Document feeder, method for controlling the same, and recording medium
A document feeder to reverse a document by conveying the document to a reverse path. The document feeder includes a conveyance roller to convey the document, a...
US-8,276,899 Media-sheet conveying unit
A media-sheet post-processing apparatus performs post-processing on a media sheet delivered thereto. The sheet media post-processing apparatus includes a...
US-8,276,088 User interface for three-dimensional navigation
The present invention uses invisible junctions which are a set of local features unique to every page of the electronic document to match the captured image to...
US-8,276,049 Information processing device and method
In an information processing device, error detection information is generated from additional information and a header is generated from error detection...
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...
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