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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...
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...
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