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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...
US-8,204,429 Image forming apparatus capable of electrostatically attracting sheet effectively
In an image forming apparatus, a recording head discharges liquid droplets onto a sheet conveyed on a conveying belt to form an image on the sheet. A sheet...
US-8,204,423 Cleaning device with accumulation prevention, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus including same
Described embodiments include apparatuses and processes for cleaning a surface of a rotatable image carrier including a cleaning unit configured to prevent...
US-8,204,422 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge having a charging unit
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of process cartridges provided for black and for another color. The process cartridges each including a set of a...
US-8,204,421 Fusing apparatus and image forming apparatus
A fusing apparatus for fusing a toner image onto a recording medium using heat and pressure includes a fusing roller; an endless pressing belt disposed opposite...
US-8,204,415 Developing unit, processing unit, and image forming apparatus
A developing unit includes a brush member that includes a base member and a plurality of raisings that are erected on a surface of the base. The brush member...
US-8,204,414 Fastening structure, blade structure, develop unit, and image formation apparatus
A fastening structure which fixes a doctor blade to a holder is provided, which includes a cylindrical portion provided on one surface of the holder with which...
US-8,204,402 Shutter mechanism
A shutter mechanism is provided in a supply port through which powder is supplied to a second device from a first device. The shutter mechanism includes a...
US-8,204,400 Charging device capable of efficiently charging image carrier
A charging device includes a charging roller, a drive transmission device, and a charging roller cleaner. The charging roller opposes an image carrier driven to...
US-8,204,369 Imaging apparatus
An imaging apparatus whose posture is easily adjustable is provided. The imaging apparatus is configured to include an inclination detector detecting a degree...
US-8,204,304 Color gamut mapping by forming curved cross-sectional surfaces
An image processing apparatus is disclosed. The image processing apparatus includes a color profile forming device. The color profile forming device includes a...
US-8,204,282 Image input device and personal authentication device
An image input device is disclosed, including: a lens array in which a plurality of lenses are arrayed; a shielding member configured to prevent a crosstalk on...
US-8,203,976 Interface device and image forming apparatus
An interface device includes a parallel-to-serial converting unit, a driver, a receiver, and a serial-to-parallel converting unit. The parallel-to-serial...
US-8,203,744 System and method for registration device location
A method of connecting an image forming apparatus (IFA) to a network and assigning the IFA a network address, selecting a map file image from a plurality of map...
US-8,203,743 Form processing device including a written image extraction device
A disclosed document processing device for processing image data includes a medium identification information acquiring unit configured to acquire medium...
US-8,203,740 Image processing apparatus, distribution management method, and recording medium
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...
US-8,203,722 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and output-format setting method
An image-information obtaining unit obtains image information. A form determining unit determines form information indicating a characteristic of limiting a...
US-8,203,585 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...
US-8,203,556 System and method for generating parts catalog, and computer program product
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...
US-8,203,547 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...
US-8,202,676 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...
US-8,202,469 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...
US-8,202,359 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...
US-8,201,935 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...
US-8,201,076 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...
US-8,201,072 Image forming apparatus, electronic mail delivery server, and information processing apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an information delivery apparatus including an analysis unit and a first display controller. The analysis unit analyzes data...
US-8,200,863 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...
US-8,200,720 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...
US-8,200,516 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...
US-8,200,135 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...
US-8,200,134 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...
US-8,200,133 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...
US-8,200,121 Image forming apparatus having a plurality of cartridges and a single writing unit
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...
US-8,200,105 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...
US-8,200,101 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...
US-8,200,077 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...
US-8,199,788 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...
US-8,199,699 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...
US-8,199,627 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...
US-8,199,614 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...
US-8,199,404 Anti-reflection coating, optical member, exchange lens unit and imaging device
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...
US-8,199,392 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...
US-8,199,389 Vibration elements
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...
US-8,199,381 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...
US-8,199,376 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...
US-8,199,371 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...
US-8,199,369 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...
US-8,199,351 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...
US-8,199,179 Image forming apparatus and scanning unit to scan a target surface using light fluxes
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...
US-8,197,997 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...
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