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US-8,215,743 Recording apparatus and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing a recording program
A recording apparatus includes a carriage; a first head group including a recording head and disposed on the carriage; and a second head group including a...
US-8,214,894 Information processor, authentication control method, and storage medium
An information processor is disclosed that includes an authentication part configured to authenticate a user based on predetermined information; an information...
US-8,214,676 Information processing apparatus, power mode control method, and power mode control program product
An information processing apparatus switches from a regular power mode to a power saving mode in the event that a first control unit does not process packets...
US-8,214,548 Capability-based control device driver of a computer peripheral device
In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method comprises sending, to a computer peripheral device, a request to obtain capabilities of the computer peripheral...
US-8,214,330 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program product
An information processing apparatus includes a generating unit that, based on schema information defining a structure of an object, generates the object that...
US-8,213,892 FM-AM demodulator and control method therefor
A FM-AM demodulator includes a FM signal amplifier, a local oscillator, an image oscillator, a first selector, a first orthogonal mixer, an AM signal amplifier,...
US-8,213,854 Sheet processing system
A sheet pre-processing device includes a space portion as a sheet receiving unit that receives a pre-processed sheet, a first sheet conveying path for...
US-8,213,851 Conveying device and image forming apparatus
A first longitudinal registration correcting unit corrects a misalignment of a recording medium in its conveying direction. A lateral registration correcting...
US-8,213,848 Image forming apparatus including a fixing device configured to apply heat and method thereof
An image forming apparatus includes a first fixing device that applies heat to a non fixed toner image and a second fixing device arranged downstream of the...
US-8,213,834 Photoconductive drum and image forming apparatus having the same
A disclosed photoconductive drum includes a mechanism where, when the sleeve inner circumferential surface pressing member is in contact with the inner...
US-8,213,833 Image forming apparatus, process cartridge, image forming method and developer for electrophotography
An image forming apparatus including at least an image bearer; a charger charging the image bearer; an irradiator irradiating the image bearer to form an...
US-8,213,827 Fixing device, image forming apparatus incorporating same, and fixing method
In a fixing device, a metal member is provided inside a fixing belt to heat the fixing belt. A first lubricant is applied between the metal member and the...
US-8,213,785 Focus detection optical system
A focus detection optical system includes a condenser lens positioned behind an expected image plane of a photographing lens, an auxiliary lens positioned...
US-8,213,780 Information recording/reproducing apparatus, information recording/reproducing method, and recording medium...
An information recording/reproducing apparatus is disclosed. The information recording/reproducing apparatus includes a recording/reproducing unit that records...
US-8,213,083 Wavelength selection filter, filter unit, light source device, optical apparatus, and refractive index sensor
A wavelength selection filter selectively resonating and reflecting light of a given wavelength contained in incident light, includes a substrate having a...
US-8,213,067 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
A temperature of a scanning optical system is different from a temperature of a light source when an optical scanning device is in operation, and when the both...
US-8,213,053 Information processing apparatus and computer-readable information recording medium
A type detecting part detects types of drawing objects included in a printing job. A rate detecting part detects a rate of each type of drawing object. A...
US-8,213,040 Image forming apparatus, program adding method, and a recording medium
An image forming apparatus include a program for performing a process concerning image formation by using a hardware resource, and a slot which a recording...
US-8,213,039 Application service provider server, data server, recording medium, and program
An application server, a data server, and a printer are connected to one another via a communication network. The application server executes application...
US-8,213,036 Distribution system for scan image data and validating the scan image data
A disclosed information processing device connected to an image forming device having a distribution destination setting unit setting a distribution destination...
US-8,212,908 Timing generator and image scanning apparatus
A clock output from a quartz oscillator is input to a timing generator via a spread spectrum clock generator that spreads the spectrum of the clock. The clock...
US-8,212,907 Imaging-device driving unit and imaging apparatus for driving an image pickup device in accordance with...
A imaging-device driving unit, comprising a signal generator, a detector, and a controller, is provided. The imaging-device driving unit drives an imaging...
US-8,212,890 Imaging device and imaging method
An imaging device is configured to include a dividing unit which divides a generated image into blocks, a white balance evaluation value acquiring unit which...
US-8,212,881 Drive device
A drive device is provided having a movable part, a fixed part, a drive part, and a direction-detecting part. The fixed part is provided within a movement range...
US-8,212,860 Digital camera having an image mover
A digital camera having an image mover includes a controller, a location information inputter, an orientation information inputter, a focal length information...
US-8,212,852 Image writing device using digital light-emitting elements
An image-data transfer controller divides one line of image data for each of the light-emitting-element array units, transfers the divided image data to...
US-8,212,598 Oscillation frequency control circuit, DC-DC converter including the oscillation frequency control circuit, and...
An oscillation frequency control circuit controls a second oscillation circuit, which generates and outputs a second clock signal of a second frequency...
US-8,212,538 Hysteretic switching regulator and control method used therein
A switching regulator includes a switching transistor, an inductor, a feedback voltage generator, a hysteresis comparator circuit, and a feedback loop circuit....
US-8,212,529 Charge/discharge protection circuit, battery pack including charge/discharge protection circuit, and electronic...
A charge/discharge protection circuit for protecting a plurality of serially connected secondary batteries from overcharge, overdischarge, and current overflow...
US-8,212,282 Semiconductor device used in step-up DC-DC converter, and step-up DC-DC converter
A power supply device is disclosed that is able to satisfy the power requirements of a device in service and has high efficiency. The power supply device...
US-8,211,610 Carrier for use in developer developing electrostatic image, developer using the carrier, and image forming...
The carrier includes a particulate core material having magnetism; and a resin layer located on the surface of the particulate core material. The resin layer is...
US-8,211,605 Toner, developer, toner container, process cartridge, image forming method, and image forming apparatus
There is provided a toner which contains at least a binder resin, and filler including a layered inorganic compound, wherein the layered inorganic compound is...
US-8,210,489 Frame that supports a housing
There is provided a frame for holding an electronic device, the frame including an inner member that has a shape of continuous or discontinuous loop, and is...
US-8,209,762 Approach for printing locked print data using user and print data authentication
An approach is provided for printing locked print data using user and print data authentication. The approach is applicable to a wide variety of contexts and...
US-8,209,752 Imaging system and authentication method
An imaging system is disclosed that performs authentication of a user. The system includes one or more manipulation detecting parts that detect one or more...
US-8,209,547 Recording medium, storage unit, information processing apparatus, information processing method, information...
A recording medium is provided. The recording medium is used for inputting, into an information processing apparatus, a program for causing the information...
US-8,209,375 Communication of compressed digital images with restricted access and server/client hand-offs
A method and apparatus for handling restricted access and server/client handoffs in a communication environment is described. In one embodiment, the method...
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...
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