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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...
US-8,174,802 Switching regulator and operations control method thereof
A switching regulator is disclosed. In the switching regulator, when a power source voltage is lowered to a first predetermined value due to an overcurrent, a...
US-8,174,750 Optical deflector, optical scanner, image forming apparatus, and image projector
An optical deflector, including a fixed base; a mirror having a light reflection surface; a pair of elastic support members oscillatably supporting the mirror;...
US-8,174,748 Mirror and optical scanning device
A mirror includes a substrate, a reflection layer, and a protection layer. The substrate includes a surface having an attachment area and a reflection area. The...
US-8,174,747 Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning apparatus for scanning a surface to be scanned includes: a light source that emits laser beam; a deflector that deflects the laser beam...
US-8,174,738 Image read-out device and image forming device
The image read-out device comprises an integrally formed scanning optical unit in which a light source which emits light toward a document, a plurality of...
US-8,174,734 Reduction of memory size required for correction of displacement of scan positions
An apparatus for correcting a scanned image includes a delay circuit configured to delay first image data by a delay amount corresponding to an integer multiple...
US-8,174,732 Apparatus, method, and computer program product for processing image
A white reference member is used to obtain white reference data. An image sensor scans the white reference member line by line to obtain a plurality of lines of...
US-8,174,709 Image processing apparatus, computer program product, and preview image displaying method
The image data processing apparatus includes a storage unit to store image data having a process setting. The image data processing apparatus includes a...
US-8,174,591 Photographing apparatus and photographing method
Disclosed is a photographing apparatus of interlace transferring type comprising a photographing device which carries out transfer of electrification of all...
US-8,174,319 Amplifier
An amplifier includes a first amplifier comprising an N-type field-effect transistor receiving a reference voltage at a gate, a P-type field-effect transistor...
US-8,173,997 Laminated structure, electronic element using the same, manufacturing method therefor, electronic element...
A disclosed laminated structure includes a substrate; a wettability varying layer formed on the substrate, the wettability varying layer including a material...
US-8,173,343 Electrophotographic photoconductor, image forming apparatus using the same, and process cartridge
The present invention provides an electrophotographic photoconductor which includes at least a photosensitive layer and a surface protective layer over a...
US-8,173,229 Intermediate transfer medium, and image forming apparatus using the intermediate transfer medium
An intermediate transfer belt, which receives plural color toner images from one or more image bearing members and then transfers the plural color toner images...
US-8,173,227 Recording ink, ink media set, ink cartridge, ink recorded matter, inkjet recording apparatus, and inkjet...
There is provided a recording ink containing: solid constituents, which contain a colorant and a resin, and stay solid in the ink having a temperature of...
US-8,172,362 Image recording apparatus
An image recording apparatus includes an idle ejection receiving part for receiving idle-ejected waste liquid from a liquid jet head and a waste liquid tank...
US-8,171,610 Recycling system and disassembling and classifying method
In a recycling system of the present invention for collecting a subject of recycling, which contains plastics, from the market and reprocessing the plastics to...
US-8,171,526 Service providing system, information processing apparatus, service providing server and service providing method
A service providing system is disclosed. The service providing system includes an information processing apparatus and a service providing server, each having...
US-8,171,373 Coding circuit for recording data on DVD disk
A coding circuit that includes a buffer manager and a coding block is provided for generating product codes for parity checks as error correction code and...
US-8,171,180 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and recording medium
An information processing apparatus is disclosed that is connected to a device and generates data processable by the device based on device information about...
US-8,171,149 Communication system, terminal device, and method of controlling terminal devices in communication system
In a communication system, a first terminal device and a second terminal device are connected via a wireless network and perform communications with each other....
US-8,171,117 Workflow manager for a distributed system
A workflow manager handles the communication between a workflow-enabled provider and a workflow-enabled client. The workflow manager maintains a directory of...
US-8,171,056 Data processor, data processing method, and computer product
A data processor includes a storage unit, a decompressing module, an interface module, and a data retrieving module. The storage unit stores therein a...
US-8,170,461 Image forming apparatus including pre-heating unit
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrying member, a transfer unit, a pre-heating unit, a fixing unit, a first temperature sensor, and a first heat...
US-8,170,460 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and printing medium
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device, an adhesion processing device, an adhesion device, and a fixing device. The image forming device...
US-8,170,457 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A disclosed cleaning device for removing adhering matter from a surface of a member subject to cleaning includes a belt-shaped film member arranged in a...
US-8,170,455 Device and method for correcting misregistration, and image forming apparatus
A misregistration correcting device includes an image forming unit, a sensor, a reading unit, and a determining unit. The image forming unit form a set of...
US-8,170,449 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member which has an electroconductive substrate, a photosensitive layer overlying the electroconductive...
US-8,170,435 Belt driving mechanism, fixing device, image forming apparatus using same, and belt position adjustment method...
A belt driving mechanism includes an endless belt wound around first and second belt supporters, rotated by a driving source, a pressure member that presses...
US-8,170,430 Color image forming apparatus, color image forming method, computer program product
An out-of-color registration table containing a correspondence of amounts of out-of-color registration detected by an out-of-color-registration amount detector...
US-8,170,344 Image storage device, image storage system, method of storing image data, and computer program product for...
An image storage device includes a storing unit, a background recognizing unit, an attribute-information generating unit, and an image-data processing unit. The...
US-8,170,338 Information processing apparatus and method for correcting electronic information obtained from handwritten...
A disclosed information processing apparatus includes an image data obtaining unit configured to obtain image data generated by scanning a ...
US-8,169,672 Image scanning device and illuminating device that divide a light beam from a light source into multiple light...
A disclosed image scanning device illuminates a document with a light source, focuses light reflected from the document on an image sensor to obtain...
US-8,169,671 Lighting unit, image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same
A lighting unit, includes: a light source section wherein a plurality of light-emitting sources are arranged in a direction perpendicular to a direction of each...
US-8,169,655 Technology for combining images in a form
When a plurality of image data are received, a form data from among at least one form data and a format data from among at least one format data are selected...
US-8,169,645 Partitioned duplex printing method based on the capacity of the output tray
A printer includes a data obtaining unit, a storage unit, an engine, and a printing unit. The data obtaining unit obtains, from print data stored in the storage...
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