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US-8,208,847 Sheet folding apparatus and image forming apparatus
A sheet folding apparatus includes a fan folding unit that fan folds a folded-back sheet into a width or length of the regular size to file the sheet in the...
US-8,208,842 Belt driving control device, belt device, image forming apparatus, belt driving control method, computer...
A belt driving control device includes an endless belt looped over a plurality of supporting rollers, a driving source supplying rotational driving force the...
US-8,208,840 Developer carrier, developing device, image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and image forming method
A developer carrier which holds a developer on a surface and is rotatable includes: a plurality of grooves which is formed on the surface, wherein each of the...
US-8,208,835 Protective layer forming device, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A protective layer forming device including: a protective agent block containing a metal soap, a protective agent supplying unit configured to supply a...
US-8,208,832 Toner-collecting device and image forming apparatus
A toner-collecting device includes a toner-collecting unit, a shaft member, and a guide member. The toner-collecting unit is configured to be detachably...
US-8,208,820 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a data processor, a first calculating unit, a second calculating unit, an updating unit, and an instructing unit. The first...
US-8,208,766 Method of selecting image, program and storage medium for the method, and image processing apparatus using the...
An image processing apparatus includes a storage unit, an input unit, a reading unit, a controller, and an output unit. The storage unit stores article images...
US-8,208,751 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus, which quantizes M-level image data into N levels (M>N>2) using a multi-level error diffusion method or a multi-level...
US-8,208,511 Surface emitting laser, surface emitting laser array, optical scanning device, image forming apparatus, optical...
A disclosed surface emitting laser is capable of being manufactured easily, having a higher yield and a longer service lifetime. In the surface emitting laser,...
US-8,208,187 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a plurality of converging lenses and a plurality of supporting members. Each supporting member supports a corresponding one...
US-8,208,181 Image reading apparatus, document reading apparatus, and image forming apparatus
An image reading apparatus is disclosed that includes plural line image sensors partially overlapped with each other in an overlapped reading portion, the image...
US-8,208,179 Apparatus, system, and method for image processing
An image processing apparatus includes an image information acquisition device, an embedment information acquisition device, an embedment mode information...
US-8,208,167 Information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, print-data generation method, map-information...
A data storing unit stores therein first data that includes replaceable data and can be printed by a printing unit or generate print data to be printed. A...
US-8,208,159 Controllling a document processing workflow
In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method comprises receiving an application identifier value associated with a printed application; receiving a media...
US-8,208,056 Digital camera
A digital camera has a display and a shifting device. The display has display areas and simultaneously displays images in each display areas. The shifting...
US-8,208,034 Imaging apparatus
An imaging apparatus, includes: an imaging optical system; an image pickup device; and a control device which is configured to control the image pickup device,...
US-8,208,032 Image shake correction apparatus, and camera having image shake correction apparatus
An image shake correction apparatus of a camera in which an object image is formed on an image sensor that is driven to move in first and second directions,...
US-8,207,996 Light source device, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
A light source device includes a light source that includes a vertical cavity surface emitting laser; a drive circuit that drives the light source; and a...
US-8,207,979 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
A storage unit stores therein first image data having a file size smaller than a predetermined size and a second image data having a file size larger than the...
US-8,207,721 Switching regulator capable of stable operation and improved frequency characteristics in a broad input and...
A disclosed switching regulator includes: a switching element switching in accordance with an input control signal; an inductor charged with a supply voltage by...
US-8,207,715 Soft-start circuit and power supply circuit including same
A soft-start circuit to generate and output a soft-start voltage having a specified gradient. The soft-start circuit includes a slope voltage generator circuit...
US-8,207,528 Organic transistor, organic transistor array, and display device
An organic transistor includes a substrate; a gate electrode and a gate insulating film sequentially formed on the substrate in the stated order; and a source...
US-8,207,330 Two-photon absorption material and application thereof
A two-photon absorption material represented by the following General Formula (I): ##STR00001## where R.sub.1 to R.sub.8 each represent hydrogen, halogen, a...
US-8,207,312 Method of preparing complex-AZO pigment and complex-AZO pigment thereof
A method of preparing a complex-azo pigment having plural pigment components including at least an azo pigment represented by the following formula (a) A(H)n ...
US-8,206,885 Toner for forming images, one-component developer, two-component developer, image forming method, image forming...
A toner prepared by pulverization methods, including a binder resin; and a colorant, wherein the binder resin is prepared by melting and kneading a polyester...
US-8,206,880 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge therefor using the...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor, including an electroconductive substrate; and a photosensitive layer overlying the substrate, wherein the photosensitive...
US-8,206,879 Image forming method
To provide an image forming method for obtaining excellent image quality under high humidity. The image forming method including charging a surface of a latent...
US-8,205,964 Head array unit, image forming apparatus including same, and method for manufacturing the head array unit
The present invention provides a head array unit in which a plurality of head members is easily aligned on an alignment member with a simple structure and a...
US-8,205,962 Inkjet printhead for use in image forming apparatus
An inkjet printhead includes multiple head modules and a mount base. The multiple head modules each includes a laminate unit containing a nozzle to eject ink in...
US-8,205,961 Inkjet recording apparatus
An inkjet recording apparatus that records an image by discharging ink from an inkjet recording head is disclosed. The inkjet recording apparatus includes a...
US-8,205,960 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus for forming an image includes a recording head, a nozzle, an ink repellent layer, and an elastic wiper blade. The nozzle is provided...
US-8,205,878 Image forming apparatus capable of providing side registration
An image forming apparatus includes: a sheet conveyance path in which a sheet is conveyed; at least one sheet feeding mechanism to supply the sheet to the sheet...
US-8,205,875 Functional unit positioning device and image forming apparatus
A functional unit positioning device for positioning a functional unit detachably attachable to an apparatus body, includes a biasing device that biases the...
US-8,204,997 Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection using a dynamic linked library of...
A method, system and computer program product for (1) collecting information from a remote application unit and/or (2) diagnosing or controlling the remote...
US-8,204,889 System, method, and computer-readable medium for seeking representative images in image set
System, method, and computer-readable medium for seeking representative images in an image set. Text features of each of the plural images are extracted....
US-8,204,431 Compact image forming apparatus with post-processing
In an image forming apparatus, when a first sheet discharger discharges a sheet bearing an image in a first direction from a proximal end to a distal end of the...
US-8,204,429 Image forming apparatus capable of electrostatically attracting sheet effectively
In an image forming apparatus, a recording head discharges liquid droplets onto a sheet conveyed on a conveying belt to form an image on the sheet. A sheet...
US-8,204,423 Cleaning device with accumulation prevention, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus including same
Described embodiments include apparatuses and processes for cleaning a surface of a rotatable image carrier including a cleaning unit configured to prevent...
US-8,204,422 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge having a charging unit
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of process cartridges provided for black and for another color. The process cartridges each including a set of a...
US-8,204,421 Fusing apparatus and image forming apparatus
A fusing apparatus for fusing a toner image onto a recording medium using heat and pressure includes a fusing roller; an endless pressing belt disposed opposite...
US-8,204,415 Developing unit, processing unit, and image forming apparatus
A developing unit includes a brush member that includes a base member and a plurality of raisings that are erected on a surface of the base. The brush member...
US-8,204,414 Fastening structure, blade structure, develop unit, and image formation apparatus
A fastening structure which fixes a doctor blade to a holder is provided, which includes a cylindrical portion provided on one surface of the holder with which...
US-8,204,402 Shutter mechanism
A shutter mechanism is provided in a supply port through which powder is supplied to a second device from a first device. The shutter mechanism includes a...
US-8,204,400 Charging device capable of efficiently charging image carrier
A charging device includes a charging roller, a drive transmission device, and a charging roller cleaner. The charging roller opposes an image carrier driven to...
US-8,204,369 Imaging apparatus
An imaging apparatus whose posture is easily adjustable is provided. The imaging apparatus is configured to include an inclination detector detecting a degree...
US-8,204,304 Color gamut mapping by forming curved cross-sectional surfaces
An image processing apparatus is disclosed. The image processing apparatus includes a color profile forming device. The color profile forming device includes a...
US-8,204,282 Image input device and personal authentication device
An image input device is disclosed, including: a lens array in which a plurality of lenses are arrayed; a shielding member configured to prevent a crosstalk on...
US-8,203,976 Interface device and image forming apparatus
An interface device includes a parallel-to-serial converting unit, a driver, a receiver, and a serial-to-parallel converting unit. The parallel-to-serial...
US-8,203,744 System and method for registration device location
A method of connecting an image forming apparatus (IFA) to a network and assigning the IFA a network address, selecting a map file image from a plurality of map...
US-8,203,743 Form processing device including a written image extraction device
A disclosed document processing device for processing image data includes a medium identification information acquiring unit configured to acquire medium...
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