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Image processing apparatus, distribution management method, and recording
A process-flow calling unit calls existing flow definition data defining a process flow of image data from a distribution management apparatus connected via a...
Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and output-format
An image-information obtaining unit obtains image information. A form determining unit determines form information indicating a characteristic of limiting a...
Method and apparatus for forming image
An image forming apparatus includes a light source; a separating unit that separates a laser beam emitted from the light source into a first laser beam and a...
System and method for generating parts catalog, and computer program
A system provides a technology for generating a parts catalog of a desired part by using three-dimensional model data. A parts catalog is generated by combining...
Video playback on electronic paper displays
A system for displaying video on electronic paper displays to reduce video playback artifacts that includes an electronic paper display, a video transcoder, a...
Toner for developing electrostatic latent image, and image forming method
using the toner
A toner for developing electrostatic latent images, including a binder resin; and a colorant, wherein the toner further includes propyleneglycolmonomethylether...
Method of manufacturing hollow structural member, substrate for hollow
structural member production, and...
There is provided a method of manufacturing a hollow structural member suitable for precisely manufacturing a hollow structural member whose pitch space of the...
Image quality improvement treatment liquid, image quality improvement
processing method, image forming method,...
An image quality improvement treatment liquid is disclosed that improves quality of an image formed on a medium by reacting with color materials in ink and...
Image recording method
The image recording method includes ejecting an ink to form an image on the surface of a recording layer of a recording medium; and then applying a glossiness...
Capturing symbolic information from documents upon printing
An MMR system for publishing comprises a plurality of mobile devices, an MMR gateway, an MMR matching unit, and an MMR publisher. A computer includes a document...
Image forming apparatus, electronic mail delivery server, and information
An image forming apparatus includes an information delivery apparatus including an analysis unit and a first display controller. The analysis unit analyzes data...
Device management apparatus, device management system, information
management method, information management...
A device management apparatus connected to one or more devices via a data transmission channel includes an input information holding unit for holding an input...
System and computer program product for file management
On a display unit of a client terminal, a to-be-uploaded folder and a to-be-uploaded file, a display area associated with computer program that provides...
Support system, server, translation method and program
A management computer (21) is placed in a home country, and an instructor terminal (31) and a driver terminal (32) are placed in a delivery area overseas. The...
Transfer-fixing devices with heating and temperature equalizing
capabilities, and apparatuses and methods using...
A transfer-fixing device includes a transfer-fixing member, a pressing member, a heating device, and a temperature equalizer. The transfer-fixing member carries...
Double-sided one pass image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus enables a high-quality double-side printing of a transfer medium by one-pass method using a simple structure. A latent image is...
Image forming apparatus
A tandem-type image forming apparatus in which a photoreceptor for black is controlled to be contacted to an intermediate transfer member and the photoreceptors...
Image forming apparatus having a plurality of cartridges and a single
An image forming apparatus including a plurality of cartridges, each including a drum, a single writing unit which is an only writing unit of the image forming...
First stage transfer bias of an image forming device
An intermediate transfer tandem type image forming device which has multiple first stage transfer units set parallel and a single power unit which...
Condition determining system, method of detecting abnormality of condition
determining system, and image...
A system abnormality determining method comprises the steps of transmitting fake abnormal information representing an abnormal condition of the target...
Image blur correction device and imaging apparatus equipped therewith
An image blur correction device includes: a movable frame which is equipped with a lens or an imaging element and has a guide part; a fixed frame having a guide...
Surface-emission laser diode and fabrication process thereof
A surface-emission laser diode comprises a cavity region over a semiconductor substrate and includes an active layer containing at least one quantum well active...
Legacy support for Wi-Fi protected setup
Techniques and systems for automatically configuring devices to interact with "legacy" wireless access points ("WAPs") are disclosed. According to one...
Multi-layer data storage medium having eccentric recording layers and
recording layer identification method...
A multi-layer data storage medium includes a plurality of recording layers in which a guide groove, where data is stored, is formed in a spiral manner, and each...
Aberration correction element for use in reading and writing data on
multiple types of optical recording media
An aberration correction element including a diffraction plane that corrects a spherical aberration caused by the difference among a first optical recording...
Anti-reflection coating, optical member, exchange lens unit and imaging
An anti-reflection coating comprising first to seventh layers formed on a substrate in this order, the first layer being an alumina-based layer, the seventh...
Light-scanning device and image-forming apparatus
A light-scanning device includes a polygon scanner having a rotatable polygon mirror which deflects a laser beam emitted from a light source, an optical...
A vibration unit including a frame, a vibration element including a substrate configured to vibrate, and a beam configured to connect the vibration element to...
Pasting apparatus and image forming apparatus
A pasting apparatus includes a pasting member operative to paste a non-transparent medium onto an image-formed surface of a transparent medium; and a conveying...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes a VCSEL that includes a plurality of light sources emitting light beams, an image processing unit, and write control units...
Image reader and image formation apparatus
An image reader feeds a document to read document information at a still position from below a glass platen. The image reader is configured to include a...
Optical device having fixture structure and used in image reading device
and image forming device
A fixture structure is disclosed that is able to reduce the workload when adjusting a relative position of constituent components. The fixture structure...
Information processing system, information processing method, and
computer-readable recording medium
A client apparatus is coupled to a server apparatus via a network in an information processing system. In the server apparatus, installing of a plug-in file in...
Image forming apparatus and scanning unit to scan a target surface using
A scanning unit in an image forming apparatus includes a light source, a coupling lens, an aperture, an image forming lens, and a polygon mirror. The light...
Electrophotographic photoconductor, production method thereof, image
forming method and image forming apparatus...
To provide an electrophotographic photoconductor that comprises a support and a cross-linked layer formed over the support, wherein the cross-linked layer...
Image forming apparatus having line-type recording head
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, a conveyance member, and a guide member. The recording head includes a plurality of head units to...
Inkjet recording ink, ink cartridge, inkjet recording method, inkjet
recording apparatus, and ink recorded matter
The present invention provides an inkjet recording ink containing at least a pigment dispersion liquid A containing at least a first carbon black, a dispersant,...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is disclosed that includes a liquid discharger including a liquid discharge head configured to discharge a droplet of liquid so as to...
Ink container comprising an ink pack and image forming apparatus
incorporating the ink container
An ink container incorporatable in an image forming apparatus includes an ink pack formed by adhering perimeters of multiple flexible films together to contain...
Image forming apparatus using liquid for forming images
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, a sub-tank, a main tank, a supply unit, a memory, and a controller. The sub-tank includes an ink storage...
Liquid discharging head with increased strength and image forming
apparatus including the liquid discharging head
A liquid discharging head includes a plurality of nozzles for discharging liquid, a channel member formed of a metal plate, and a contacted member for being...
Sheet returning unit for post processing apparatus
A sheet processing apparatus includes: a staple tray on which sheets are stacked temporarily and stapled after being aligned together and from which the stapled...
Notification of changed parameters in a printing system
A print controller, methods, and software are disclosed. A print controller of the invention includes applications, a parameter manager, and a notification...
Electronic equipment, image forming apparatus, starting method of
electronic equipment, and computer program...
Each of a plurality of control units starts the control unit with one of a first start method and a second start. When a first control unit among the control...
Efficient file transfer on web service-enabled image forming device
Techniques are provided for efficiently transferring documents (or files) between a client device and a WS-enabled device. A document is divided into a...
Integration and use of mixed media documents
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system and associated techniques are disclosed. The MMR system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes...
Processing method of waste toner and processing device of waste toner and
image forming device
A processing method of waste toner which is collected from an image forming device generated when an electrophotography image is formed, including: adding...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing device to fix a toner image on a sheet includes a flexible endless belt that rotates in a predetermined direction, an inner circumferential surface of...
Fixing unit having a resin surface and image forming apparatus using the
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit for fixing a toner image on a recording medium. In at least one embodiment, the fixing unit includes a fixing...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming station for forming an image, a registration member, a registration motor, and a fixing unit. The...