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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...
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...
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