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US-8,180,261 Image forming apparatus including a developer replenishing device which uses an air feeding device for a...
An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a developing unit for developing a latent image formed on an image carrier with a two-ingredient...
US-8,180,255 Rotation member unit and image forming apparatus
A rotation member unit detachable from a casing includes a rotation member for rotating when driven, and plural drive introduction members arranged at both ends...
US-8,180,249 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an enclosure including a first opening provided at a front side thereof, a second opening provided at a left side thereof,...
US-8,180,246 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes multiple image forming units disposed adjacent to and horizontally aligned with each other to form respective single...
US-8,180,244 Image forming apparatus and operation accepting method
A disclosed image forming apparatus accepts a selecting operation of selecting a button displayed on a touch panel and performs a process corresponding to the...
US-8,180,181 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program
A software architecture based on a concept called "pipes and filters" is applied to an image processing apparatus, thereby simplifying the customization,...
US-8,180,102 Image processing device, image processing method, program, and recording medium
An image processing device including an area generation unit configured to generate a supplemental data-embedded area in image data having content data separate...
US-8,179,610 Zoom lens and information device
A zoom lens includes a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens group having a negative refractive power, a third lens group having a...
US-8,179,580 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a light source; a scanning unit to deflect/scan a laser beam from the light source; an imaging optical system to focus the...
US-8,179,576 Image processing apparatus
A color correction unit corrects a color of an image signal. A reference data storing unit stores reference data corresponding to patches in a reference chart....
US-8,179,559 Image forming apparatus with a substitute recording medium for an unavailable recording medium and method thereof
Methods and apparatuses for forming images on recording media of different sizes are provided. The image forming procedure may include reading setting...
US-8,179,548 Apparatus and method for data processing
When inputting image data, a plurality of kinds of processed image data may be generated from the image data. When outputting image data, a plurality of kinds...
US-8,179,545 Adaptive configuration of imaging devices
A method and apparatus for configuring an imaging device is provided. A first imaging device may monitor communications exchanged between clients and imaging...
US-8,179,542 Information processing device, image forming apparatus, and process control system
An information processing device includes a communication unit that sends entry-sheet-definition data to an image forming apparatus such that a ...
US-8,179,447 Imaging apparatus having blur correction mechanism
The present invention aims to provide an imaging apparatus with blur correction function in which a retention lever to mechanically retain an image sensor...
US-8,179,423 Image display system, an image display method, a coding method, and a printed matter for stereoscopic viewing
An image display system, an image display method, a coding method, and a printed matter for stereoscopic viewing are disclosed. The image display system...
US-8,179,414 Surface-emitting laser array, optical scanning device, and image forming device
A surface-emitting laser array includes a plurality of light emitting parts arranged in a two-dimensional formation having two orthogonal directions. When the...
US-8,178,276 Method of manufacturing toner
A method of manufacturing a toner including granulating mother toner particles in an aqueous medium to obtain a slurry containing the mother toner particles and...
US-8,178,273 Carrier and manufacturing method thereof, developer, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and image...
To provide (1) a method for manufacturing a carrier, including: dissolving a coating material composed of a plurality of types of materials in a fluid...
US-8,178,272 External additive, method of manufacturing same and toner
An external additive including titanium dioxide having a water-soluble component of at least 0.2% by weight and a fluorosilane compound, wherein the titanium...
US-8,178,268 Magenta toner and developer
A magenta toner, produced by a method including suspending an oily liquid comprising a binder resin and a colorant in an aqueous medium, wherein the colorant...
US-8,178,266 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, image forming apparatus using the electrophotographic photoreceptor, and...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor is provided that contains a conductive substrate, an undercoat layer, a charge generation layer, and a charge transport...
US-8,178,010 Optical device and method of producing the same
An optical device having a sub-wavelength grating formed in a specified region is disclosed that is able to prevent wave front degradation accompanying a phase...
US-8,177,353 Sheet transport device and image forming apparatus
A sheet transport device and an image forming apparatus using the sheet transport device are disclosed. The sheet transport device includes a transport belt...
US-8,177,343 Liquid tank with vent-to-atmosphere mechanism
A liquid tank includes a vent-to-atmosphere mechanism configured to open and close a vent-to-atmosphere passageway for venting an internal reservoir space...
US-8,177,321 Image forming apparatus, image forming system and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium having...
An image forming apparatus includes a voltage applying unit to apply a voltage to and charge a surface of transport belt, a leak judging unit to judge a charge...
US-8,177,320 Carriage and image forming device including carriage
In a carriage of a liquid drop discharging device, an encoder sensor is arranged to read slits on a linear scale at a slit reading position. The carriage...
US-8,177,313 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a print head to eject droplets, a subtank to supply ink to the print head, a main tank to supply the ink to the subtank, a...
US-8,177,226 Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus
A sheet processing apparatus and associated method are provided. The sheet processing apparatus includes a sheet conveying path, a sheet stack tray, a sheet...
US-8,177,218 Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus
A sheet feeding device includes a loading tray configured to receive a plurality of sheets thereon; a sheet transporting unit which transports the uppermost...
US-8,177,217 Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sheet feeding device includes a sheet carrying unit, an attraction separation device electrostatically attracting and separating an uppermost sheet from a...
US-8,177,216 Sheet conveying device with hold and transfer unit
A sheet conveying device, that can be included in an image forming apparatus, includes a first sheet conveying path, a second sheet conveying path, a third...
US-8,176,348 Control device and information processing apparatus
A control device includes a main control unit that serves as a main component for device control and to which power is supplied from a first power unit; a power...
US-8,176,210 Unified host application and associated methodology of integrating local service of a multi-function printer
A method of invoking a set of services corresponding to a plug-in application installed on an image handling device. The method including launching a host...
US-8,176,143 Web service providing apparatus
A Web service providing apparatus is disclosed for controlling a sequence of processes to cause a Web service providing apparatus to copy or print out a target...
US-8,176,090 Information delivering apparatus, information delivering method, and computer-readable recording medium storing...
An information delivering apparatus is disclosed. The information delivering apparatus includes a condition information obtaining section which obtains...
US-8,176,054 Retrieving electronic documents by converting them to synthetic text
The present invention relies on the two-dimensional information in documents and encodes two-dimensional structures into a one-dimensional synthetic language...
US-8,176,025 Information processing apparatus for storing documents with partial images
An information processing apparatus includes a partial image extracting unit configured to extract partial images from input documents, a meta information...
US-8,175,849 Predictive failure reporting system, predictive failure reporting method, and method for maintaining image...
A determining unit determines whether the printer is in the predictive failure state based on the internal information of the printer acquired by the...
US-8,175,506 Belt driving controller and image forming device
A belt driving controller includes a driving roller connected to a driving axis, a plurality of driven rollers, an endless belt provided to surround the driving...
US-8,175,501 Development roller including a development sleeve, surface treatment device that treats an outer surface of the...
A development roller, including a development sleeve disposed near a photo conductive drum, a magnetic roller disposed in the development sleeve, and a...
US-8,175,488 Image forming apparatus and image forming method including transporting developer using an airflow generator
An image forming apparatus and method for developing a latent image on an image bearing member includes the image bearing member, an air flow generator, and an...
US-8,175,480 Fixing device including plural demagnetizing coils and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a heat applying system having an exciting coil that creates a magnetic flux for generating induction heat in a heat generation layer...
US-8,175,479 Transfer device and image forming apparatus having first and second transfer nips and first and second...
An image forming apparatus includes an intermediate transfer belt, a photosensitive belt, a primary transfer roller, a secondary-transfer opposing roller, and a...
US-8,175,471 Image forming apparatus and image density control method
An image forming apparatus is disclosed that includes an image density control unit that performs control operations based on an image density control condition...
US-8,175,470 Image forming apparatus having a function of predicting device deterioration based on a plurality of types of...
An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires a plurality of types of operation control...
US-8,175,467 Apparatus, method, and system for detecting a state of an apparatus
An apparatus, method, system, computer program, and product, each capable of detecting a state of an apparatus. The apparatus includes a plurality of devices....
US-8,175,419 Image search apparatus, image search method, and storage medium storing a program for causing a search...
In an image search apparatus, a data manager responds to an instruction for a first search condition issued via a user interface to manage data of a target...
US-8,174,952 Light source unit, optical detector unit, optical pickup device, and optical disk device
A light source unit comprises a plurality of light sources emitting a plurality of light beams. A plurality of volume hologram elements are provided for the...
US-8,174,946 Optical disk apparatus and method of controlling optical disk apparatus
An optical disk apparatus includes a rotary driving unit rotating an optical disk which is flexible, an optical pickup irradiating light upon a recording...
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