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US-8,190,038 Image formation apparatus capable of reducing the number of output signal lines
In the image formation apparatus according to the present invention, a plurality of detection sections outputs binary signals to a detection identification...
US-8,190,037 Fault prediction method, fault prediction system, and image forming apparatus
A fault prediction method predicts a plurality of faults in a target device, and includes the steps of collecting internal information of the target device...
US-8,190,020 Interchangeable lens and lens-data communication method
An interchangeable lens which can communicate with an associated camera body when the interchangeable lens is detachably attached to the camera body to exchange...
US-8,189,449 Multilayer optical information medium and optical information processing apparatus therefor, program product...
A disclosed multilayer optical information medium includes three or more information layers. Address information indicating positions in each of the information...
US-8,189,264 Projection optical system and image display device
A projection optical system, in which a plurality of light flux emitted from one conjugate plane enters another conjugate plane and an image formed on the one...
US-8,189,251 Optical scanner and image forming apparatus including the same
An optical scanner provided with at least one optical path through which an optical beam emitted from a light source is directed onto a surface of an object for...
US-8,189,234 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium storing image...
An image processing apparatus is disclosed. In the image processing apparatus, a vector converting section converts image data output from a color scanner into...
US-8,189,227 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer-readable recording medium storing image forming program
An image forming apparatus is disclosed. The image forming apparatus includes plural image output units, plural output image data converting units disposed for...
US-8,189,223 Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes an input unit configured to obtain image data and to perform an input process on the image data to produce input image...
US-8,189,221 Image forming device for executing a designated process with priority without canceling a previously accepted...
In an image forming device, when a priority of outputting input data determined by a priority determining unit is higher than a priority of in-process data...
US-8,189,215 Image reading device and associated method for job execution
An image reading device and associated method for job execution are provided. An interrupted job storage unit of the image reading device is configured to...
US-8,189,211 Image processing system
An image processing unit includes an image data input unit, a page-description language (PDL) converter, a special document determination unit, and an image...
US-8,189,182 Semiconductor integrated circuit device, optical scanner using same, image forming apparatus using optical...
A semiconductor integrated circuit device controlling a first light amount of light emitted from a light source based on a second light amount of light entering...
US-8,189,078 Imaging apparatus
An imaging apparatus includes an image pickup device that images a photogenic subject, a drive part that drives the image pickup device in order to read out...
US-8,189,064 Imaging apparatus
An imaging device includes a color filter having a predetermined color array and converts an optical image into image data of an electrical signal. A coordinate...
US-8,189,027 Exposure unit, image forming apparatus and image forming method
An exposure unit which exposes photoconductive drums having rotary axes thereof arranged parallel to each other on a single plane by light beams, includes one...
US-8,187,785 Method of manufacturing toner
A method of manufacturing the toner comprising dispersing at least one of a binder resin or a precursor thereof, a coloring agent and a releasing agent in an...
US-8,187,784 Toner composition and method for manufacturing the toner composition
A toner composition including toner particles, wherein the toner particles are prepared by a method in which toner constituents including at least a binder...
US-8,187,372 Ink-jet O/W emulsion ink and ink-jet recording method using the same
An ink-jet O/W emulsion ink of the present invention includes an aqueous continuous phase (a), and a nonaqueous discontinuous phase (b), wherein the aqueous...
US-8,186,824 Image forming apparatus with leading-edge detection sensor
An image forming apparatus including a recording head, a transport belt, a pressure roller, an inlet detection sensor, a leading edge detection sensor, and a...
US-8,186,823 Inkjet recording method and inkjet recording apparatus
An inkjet recording method including: (i) exposing a surface of a recording medium to non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma so as to hydrophilize the surface...
US-8,186,799 Image forming apparatus and impact position displacement correction method
An image forming apparatus is provided with a carriage in which recording heads having nozzles for ejecting liquid droplets are mounted and is configured to...
US-8,186,793 Image processing method, program, image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image forming system
An image forming method is disclosed in which an image is formed on commercial printing paper using a high penetration pigmented ink by performing image...
US-8,186,665 Locking device of paper feed tray and image forming apparatus
A locking device locks or separates a first paper feed tray to a second paper feed tray in a state where the first paper feed tray and the second paper feed...
US-8,186,663 Spine formation device, saddle-stitch bookbinding apparatus, sheet-edge cutting apparatus, sheet processing...
A spine formation device includes a sheet conveyer, a presser, and a spine formation member. The sheet conveyer conveys a bundle of folded sheets with a folded...
US-8,185,948 Image forming apparatus capable of allowing easy operation of data while maintaining confidentiality
An image forming apparatus which requests authentication for login processing based on user information when a user requests specific processing includes a...
US-8,185,887 System and method for printer driver distribution with searchable map database
Improved techniques which enable a user of an information terminal to select a printer for printing a print job are provided. Map images are provided to the...
US-8,185,813 2D graph displaying document locations of user-specified concept of interest
According to one embodiment of the present invention, methods and systems for displaying an interest profile for an electronically stored document are provided....
US-8,185,733 Method and apparatus for automatically publishing content based identifiers
A method and apparatus for automatically publishing content based identifiers are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises accessing an electronic...
US-8,185,622 Condition dependent data maintenance system for a plurality of functional entities
The present invention is directed to a server system for supplying differing amounts of data into a database, wherein the system comprises the database and a...
US-8,185,037 Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus including the same
A sheet feeding device including a sheet feed cassette. The sheet feed cassette includes a tray extendable and contractible in a direction of sheet feed; a...
US-8,185,032 Used toner collection device and image forming apparatus
A used toner conveyance device includes a lateral conveyance member for conveying used toner substantially in the horizontal direction, and a vertical...
US-8,185,030 Fixer, image forming apparatus including same, and fixing method
A fixer includes a fixing member with a rotary heat generator, a pressure member, an excitation coil disposed facing a heat generation layer of the rotary heat...
US-8,185,025 Device for developing an electrostatic latent image, and process cartridge and image forming apparatus...
A developing device develops an electrostatic latent image formed on an image carrier with toner. The developing device includes a developer carrier, a...
US-8,185,021 Developing device and image forming apparatus
A developing device includes a developing unit, a developer agitating unit, a developer conveying unit, and a toner supplementing unit. The developing unit...
US-8,185,018 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively eliminating color displacement by recognizing a...
An image forming apparatus includes a rotating member, a motor configured to rotate the rotating member, and a marking member having primary and secondary...
US-8,185,017 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge
An electrophotographic image forming apparatus including an image bearing member which is a rotatable photoconductor containing an organic photoconductive layer...
US-8,185,001 Image forming apparatus and method
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member to bear an electrostatic latent image on its surface, a developing device to develop the...
US-8,184,918 Header-based processing of images compressed using multi-scale transforms
A method and apparatus is described for segmenting an image, for adaptively scaling an image, and for automatically scaling and cropping an image based on...
US-8,184,784 Method and device for data communication
A novel data communication device includes a switching mechanism, a detector, a storage, a measuring unit, a comparator, and a controller. In at least one...
US-8,184,381 Lens driving-control device and imaging apparatus including the lens driving-control device
A lens driving-control device including a plurality of lens groups having variable magnification function, a plurality of lens driving devices each of which...
US-8,184,352 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device of opposed scanning type, includes: a plurality of light sources, being arranged substantially symmetrically about a rotating...
US-8,184,345 Image reading device and image forming apparatus
In a first mode, an original is read with a first and a second carriages stopped. In a second mode, the original is read with the first and the second carriages...
US-8,184,155 Recognition and tracking using invisible junctions
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-8,183,563 Organic transistor, organic transistor array and display apparatus
A disclosed organic transistor includes a substrate; a gate electrode; a gate insulating film; source-drain electrodes; and an organic semiconductor layer. The...
US-8,182,070 Liquid ejecting print head, liquid ejecting device including the same, and image forming apparatus including...
A liquid ejecting print head, which may be included in a liquid ejecting device and/or an image forming apparatus, includes a plurality of print head units...
US-8,182,061 Apparatus having head cleaning unit for enhanced capability for cleaning liquid dispensing head
A cleaning unit for use in an inkjet recording apparatus, having an inkjet head including a nozzle face, includes a first wiping member and a second wiping...
US-8,180,781 Information processing apparatus , method, and computer-readable recording medium for performing full text...
An information processing apparatus for creating a retrieval result displaying a list of retrieval documents. Retrieval documents corresponding to a retrieval...
US-8,180,271 Protective layer setting unit, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus, and method of evaluating...
A protective layer setting unit includes a protective agent, and an application unit for applying the protective agent on an image carrying member. An...
US-8,180,270 Image forming apparatus for controlling glossiness of an image
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit and a re-heating unit. The fixing unit fixes a toner image on a recording medium by applying heat to the toner...
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