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US-8,582,021 Lens unit, camera body, and camera device which determines whether the accumulated exposure time is above a value
A camera device includes a lens unit and a camera body detachable from the lens unit a communication interface communicably connecting the lens unit and the...
US-8,581,948 Information processing apparatus, laser radiation device, render information generating method, control system,...
An information processing apparatus for generating render information of an image includes a storage for storing shape information of strokes forming the image;...
US-8,581,944 Image forming apparatus and method for detecting position deviation
An image forming apparatus includes a photoconductor drum, a first printer head that forms a first pattern on the photoconductor drum and has a first end part,...
US-8,581,936 Method and apparatus for generating image display data
An apparatus generates display data on a display unit. An image constructing unit constructs an image of an image list including a plurality of images each...
US-8,581,657 Voltage divider, constant voltage circuit using same, and trimming method in the voltage divider circuit
A voltage divider circuit generating a divided voltage by dividing an input voltage with a predetermined voltage division ratio, and outputting the divided...
US-8,581,567 Controlling switching regulator under light load conditions
In a switching regulator, a peak current value of an inductor current iL corresponding to a critical current is obtained by ...
US-8,580,476 Method for preparing particulate release agent, toner using the particulate release agent, and method for...
A toner for developing an electrostatic image is provided. The toner includes at least a binder resin; a colorant; and a particulate release agent. The...
US-8,580,159 Ink for inkjet recording, ink set for inkjet recording, ink media set for inkjet recording, ink cartridge,...
An ink for inkjet recording containing water, water-soluble organic solvent, water-dispersible resin, fluorochemical surfactant or derivative thereof, and...
US-8,579,398 Droplet discharge head, droplet discharge apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A droplet discharge head includes circuit boards each mounted with one or more nonvolatile memories. The nonvolatile memories are configured in a ...
US-8,578,877 Spin coater, temperature controlling method of the same, optical disc production apparatus, and optical disc...
The present invention provides a spin coater including a rotation table that rotatably holds the disc substrate, a spin-cup that surrounds the outer...
US-8,578,466 Communication apparatus, communication system, certificate transmission method, anomaly detection method and a...
A communication apparatus has a communication part and authenticates a communication partner by using a digital certificate. The communication apparatus...
US-8,578,197 Image processing apparatus, control method for image processing apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium
An image processing apparatus includes a managing part to perform a first process to store the log information in a storage unit and a second process necessary...
US-8,578,181 Electric device, and method and computer program product for controlling power supply in electric device
An electric device includes at least one or more processing units that perform a predetermined process; a power-supply control unit that controls supply of...
US-8,577,964 Network device management unit, network device management system and communication management unit
A network device management unit manages a first network device, communicable with a second network device, managed by a counterpart network device management...
US-8,577,274 Image forming apparatus including a lubricant applying device configured to apply lubricant to an image carrier
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a cleaning device having a cleaning member that comes into contact with a surface of the image carrier,...
US-8,577,270 Fusing device and image forming apparatus including the same
A fusing device includes a rotary fusing part; a heating unit heating the rotary fusing part; a rotary pressure part pressed against the rotary fusing part;...
US-8,577,261 Belt device and image forming apparatus
A belt member is supported by a plurality of rollers and moves in a predetermined moving direction. A detecting unit detects a displacement of the belt member...
US-8,577,257 Process unit and image forming apparatus including same
A process unit including a first housing detachably attachable to an image forming apparatus, an image carrier to carry an image on a surface of the image...
US-8,577,242 Image forming apparatus with fuser unit
An image forming apparatus includes a fuser unit configured to make an image fused to a recording medium, a selecting unit configured to select a duplex...
US-8,577,237 Image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus, a transfer current output unit outputs a transfer current having a same value as a target value to a nip forming member to...
US-8,577,232 Thermal fixing device and image forming apparatus including same which detects the speed of a belt on the outer...
A thermal fixing device includes a fixing member, a flexible endless belt, a flexible endless belt, a rotary pressure member, a heating unit, and a rotation...
US-8,577,230 Fixing device, fixing device control method, and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing unit, a shearing unit, a detection unit, and a controller. The fixing unit fixes a toner image in place on a printed surface...
US-8,577,228 Apparatus and method for preventing an information storage device from falling from a removable device
An information storage device installed in a removable device configured to be removably installed in an image forming apparatus body, includes: an information...
US-8,576,887 Semiconductor laser driving unit, optical scanner having semiconductor laser driving unit, and image forming...
Disclosed is a semiconductor laser driving unit that outputs a driving current for driving a semiconductor laser. A value of a correction current is set in such...
US-8,576,886 Laser diode drive circuit and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A laser diode drive includes a first photo diode connection terminal to connect a first photo diode that detects light emission amounts of multiple laser...
US-8,576,463 Automatic document feeder and image forming apparatus
An automatic document feeder includes an original feed table that has a detection hole and on which a bundle composed of a plurality of originals is set; and an...
US-8,576,438 Digital computer and system for recording information on operations
A main controller stores levels and information to be stored in accordance with the levels. An operation screen is used to enter operation information for...
US-8,576,419 Image reading device and image forming apparatus for detecting that document reading unit is positioned at...
An image reading device that can be incorporated in an image forming apparatus includes a housing including a first housing member having a document reading...
US-8,576,327 Focus bracket photographing imaging apparatus, reproduction display apparatus, image recording method, and...
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging optical system, an image pickup device, a photographing position determining device configured to determine a plurality...
US-8,576,288 Image processing unit, image processing method, and image processing program
An image processing unit includes a memory unit, a comparative image generator to generate a comparative image from a non-reference image, an image divider to...
US-8,576,267 Optical writing device, image forming apparatus, optical writing method, and computer-readable recording medium
An optical writing device stores pieces of dithering information indicating dithering patterns whose densities are different, each piece of dithering...
US-8,576,211 Electronic element, current control device, arithmetic device, and display device
A disclosed electronic element includes: a substrate; a first electrode layer formed on a portion of the substrate; an insulating layer formed on the first...
US-8,576,028 Switch device, switch device system, and switch apparatus including switch device or switch device system
A switch device includes: a switch manipulation portion that is manipulated between an ON position and an OFF position; a detecting unit that detects which...
US-8,575,906 Constant voltage regulator
A voltage regulator includes a driver transistor, a feedback voltage generator, a reference voltage generator, a first differential amplifier, and a...
US-8,575,904 Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
A semiconductor device is disclosed. The semiconductor device includes a switching signal generating circuit formed of a PMOS transistor, a resistor, and...
US-8,575,365 Organic semiconductive material precursor containing dithienobenzodithiophene derivative, ink, insulating...
An organic semiconductive material precursor containing a dithienobenzodithiophene derivative expressed by General Formula I: in General Formula I, X and Y...
US-8,574,807 Method of manufacturing toner, toner manufacturing apparatus, and method of manufacturing resin particles
A method of manufacturing toner is provided, including discharging a toner constituents liquid from multiple nozzles to form liquid droplets and solidifying the...
US-8,574,361 Group-III element nitride crystal producing method and group-III element nitride crystal
A method for producing a high-quality group-III element nitride crystal at a high crystal growth rate, and a group-III element nitride crystal are provided. The...
US-8,573,769 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including a conveyance unit to intermittently convey a recording medium in a conveyance direction, a carriage movable in a main...
US-8,573,759 Droplet discharging apparatus, image forming apparatus, and bubble separating method
A droplet discharging apparatus for discharging droplets of a recording fluid includes a negative pressure portion and a pressurizing portion connected to the...
US-8,573,732 Treatment liquid application device and image forming apparatus
A treatment-liquid application device includes a treatment-liquid container, a liquid supply unit, a liquid chamber unit, a treatment-liquid carrier, a...
US-8,573,726 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including a first carriage having a first recording head to eject black liquid droplets, a second carriage having a second recording...
US-8,573,723 Image forming apparatus including recording head for ejecting liquid droplets
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, a head holder, a carriage, a guide member, a reference member, an intermediate member, and an adjuster....
US-8,573,586 Sheet feeder and image forming apparatus
A sheet feeder includes: an attraction separation unit including an attraction belt stretched between rollers and facing the upper surface of a sheet bundle to...
US-8,573,584 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including a sheet container, a sheet stacking member to closably open the sheet container; a restriction unit to restrict a swinging...
US-8,573,583 Booklet conveying device, image forming system, and booklet conveying method
In an embodiment, a booklet conveying device includes: a pair of conveying units; a positioning unit; a pressing unit; and a conveying-force changing unit. The...
US-8,573,581 Skew correction device, image forming system, and skew correction method
A skew correction device includes: a conveying path through which a booklet formed by folding a sheet bundle is conveyed in a conveying direction; a positioning...
US-8,572,703 System and method for authenticating a user of an image processing system
A system and method for authenticating a user of an image processing system. User credentials are received at an authentication device corresponding to an image...
US-8,572,695 Method for applying a physical seal authorization to documents in electronic workflows
A system and method for applying a pre-existing physical seal authorization to documents provides for authentication of electronic documents using physical...
US-8,571,478 Wireless USB device and wireless USB communication system
A wireless USB device that performs a communication conforming to a wireless USB standard with a plurality of wireless USB hosts includes a ...
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