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US-8,147,131 Temperature sensing circuit and electronic device using same
A temperature sensing circuit that detects a given temperature includes a first differential input circuit and a second differential input circuit connected to...
US-8,147,069 Lighting device and projection image display unit
A lighting device, including a first light source emitting light of a first wavelength; a second light source close to the first source, emitting light of a...
US-8,147,059 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head configured to jet liquid droplets; and a sheet supporting unit configured to support a sheet that is...
US-8,147,046 Refillable ink cartridge and protection member therefor
In a refillable ink cartridge having an ink supply opening portion that is hermetically sealed with a sealing member, leakage of ink out of the cartridge due to...
US-8,147,025 Image forming apparatus and storage medium storing diagnostic program used therewith
An image forming apparatus includes a printhead, an ink container, a sensor, a memory, and a processor. The printhead ejects droplets of ink to form an ink...
US-8,146,909 Sheet aligning device, sheet processing device, and image forming apparatus
A conveying unit receives a sheet from an upstream unit and conveys the sheet on a conveying path. A stacking unit stacks the sheet conveyed from the conveying...
US-8,145,999 System and method for audio creation and editing in a multimedia messaging environment
A system for editing audio objects in which a variety of audio objects are represented as images and laid out in a 2 dimensional visual environment. The system...
US-8,145,476 Received voice playback apparatus
A disclosed received voice playback apparatus includes a characteristic acquiring unit configured to acquire first frequency characteristic values obtained by...
US-8,145,109 Sheet separator and fixing unit using the same and image forming apparatus incorporating the fixing unit
A sheet separator using air includes a plurality of nozzles and a guide member. The plurality of nozzles, through which compressed air is ejected against a nip...
US-8,145,105 Belt drive control device, belt device, image forming apparatus, and belt drive control method
A belt drive control device includes: first and second detection devices which detect the angular displacement or velocity of a driven rotary member and the...
US-8,145,102 Developing device, process cartridge, image forming apparatus and developer discharge device having a discharge...
A developing device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus of a premix developing system, with which developer splashed by the transport member is not...
US-8,145,101 Developing device, image forming apparatus and process cartridge in which a shock is applied intermittently to...
A developing device capable of conveying discharged developer to the outside of the device well by preventing developer from firmly adhering within a discharge...
US-8,145,100 Process cartridge including developing unit and incorporated in image forming apparatus
A process cartridge for use in an image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member and a developing unit. The developing unit includes a developer...
US-8,145,094 Frame and image forming apparatus using the frame
A frame for an image forming apparatus including at least one functional unit includes a front member, a rear member, a base member, and a pair of elevated...
US-8,145,077 Image forming apparatus and paper-jam clearing method
A paper conveying path extends from a paper feeding tray to an image forming unit, a branch conveying path extends from a branching point in the paper conveying...
US-8,144,988 Document-image-data providing system, document-image-data providing device, information processing device,...
In a document-image-data providing device, a document image inputting unit is configured to input document image data. An area recognition unit is configured to...
US-8,144,921 Information retrieval using invisible junctions and geometric constraints
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-8,144,378 Image processing device, image processing method, and computer program product
An image processing device includes a unit for reducing original image data of an image scanned by a scanning unit to generate a preview image; a unit for...
US-8,144,346 Apparatus and method for controlling a device with a device driver
A data processing apparatus having a device driver part for controlling a device includes a storing part configured to store device capability data, a receiving...
US-8,144,344 Image forming apparatus that arbitrates image processing operations
An image reading device generates first capability information indicative of an image processing operation that can be performed by an image processing section....
US-8,144,216 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
An imaging apparatus includes: an image sensor; a pixel output judging processor which judges that at least one of a pixel output of a pixel of a specific color...
US-8,144,136 Controlling display based on user instruction
An apparatus, method, system, computer program and product, each capable of controlling display based on user instruction.
US-8,144,117 Image display device and control method thereof
When not receiving the next display-switch starting signal even after a specified time elapses from the application of a previous display driving voltage, a...
US-8,143,603 Electrostatic latent image measuring device
An electrostatic latent image measuring device includes a charged particle optical system which irradiates an electron beam and charges a photoconductor sample,...
US-8,143,565 Adjustable multimode lightfield imaging system having an actuator for changing position of a non-homogeneous...
An adjustable multimode lightfield imaging system. A non-homogeneous filter module is positioned at the aperture plane of the lightfield imaging system and...
US-8,143,191 Thermosensitive recording material
A thermosensitive recording material including a polypropylene film support, a thermosensitive recording layer, a protective layer and a back layer, where the...
US-8,142,849 Recording media, recording media-ink set, inkjet recording method and inkjet recording apparatus
To provide an inkjet recording method including: flying ink by application of stimulation to the ink to form an image on a recording media, wherein the...
US-8,141,996 Liquid ejecting device and image forming apparatus
Disclosed is a liquid ejecting device including a liquid ejecting head including a liquid ejecting nozzle, a head tank configured to store liquid to be fed to...
US-8,141,983 Liquid jet head and image forming apparatus
A liquid jet head includes a nozzle member having plural nozzles for jetting a liquid therefrom, a flow path member forming at least a part of a liquid chamber...
US-8,141,982 Color imaging apparatus having yellow nozzle array and magenta nozzle array on same head and shifted relative...
An imaging apparatus is disclosed that includes plural heads that are arranged in a main scanning direction, the heads including plural nozzle arrays that are...
US-8,141,980 Ink tray of a production printing system having an open bottom section
Production printing systems are disclosed. The production printing system comprises a printhead array operable to discharge ink to print on a printable medium,...
US-8,141,865 Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus with different separating and suctioning operational timings
A sheet feeding device includes an air separating unit includes a floating air blowing unit and a separating air blowing unit that blow air to leading edges of...
US-8,141,864 Recording-medium feeding device
A recording-medium feeding device feeds a recording medium by separating loaded recording media sheet by sheet. An air outlet blows air to the recording media...
US-8,140,525 Information processing apparatus, information processing method and computer readable information recording medium
An information processing apparatus uses a storing unit configured to store search conditions, search results obtained based the search conditions and...
US-8,139,985 Developing apparatus and image forming apparatus using same
A developing apparatus using a two-component developer constituted by a magnetic carrier and a toner, and an image forming apparatus comprising the developing...
US-8,139,984 Image forming method and apparatus
An image forming apparatus, wherein a surface resistivity Rse[.OMEGA.] of a charger and a volume resistivity Rsw [.OMEGA.cm] of the composition having a low...
US-8,139,973 Air discharging apparatus and image forming apparatus
An air discharging apparatus to discharge pressurized air at a predetermined timing is disclosed. The disclosed air discharging apparatus includes an air pump...
US-8,139,968 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism, a transfer mechanism including a first endless belt receiving a toner image formed on an image...
US-8,139,962 Image forming apparatus for maintaining a uniform toner concentration
An image forming apparatus includes a latent image carrier, a latent image forming unit, a developing unit, a toner supplier, a toner concentration detector, a...
US-8,139,897 Detecting tilt in an image having different resolutions in different directions
An image processing device includes an acquiring unit that acquires, from image data, processing image data having a first resolution in a first direction and a...
US-8,139,500 Information processing device and method thereof, and computer program product
An information processing device is configured to be connected via a network to a plurality of external devices and output data through one of the external...
US-8,139,468 Optical recording medium and recording and reproducing method using the same
It is an object of the present invention to provide an optical recording medium containing a laminated structure of a first deformable material layer containing...
US-8,139,297 Imaging optical system, camera apparatus, and personal digital assistant
An imaging optical system, including a first lens group; an aperture stop; a second lens group having a positive power, the first lens group, the aperture stop...
US-8,139,257 Document editing apparatus, image forming apparatus, document editing method, and computer program product
An area identifying unit separates input image data into each image area. An editing unit performs an editing process on the input image data in units of...
US-8,139,250 Image processing apparatus and image processing method for printing an acquired image
In a copying operation, an MFP reads a code image printed on the paper, acquires a paper ID from the code image, acquires paper information associated with the...
US-8,139,245 Managing the processing of print data at printing devices based upon available consumable resources
An approach is provided for managing the processing of print data at a printing device based upon available consumable resources. A printing device includes a...
US-8,138,468 Rotary disk eccentricity measurement method, rotary encoder, and image forming apparatus including the rotary...
An eccentricity measurement method of measuring the eccentricity of a rotary disk of a rotary encoder includes forming, on the rotary disk, at least one first...
US-8,137,883 Toner, developer, image forming method, image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and toner container
A toner is provided including a binder resin and a wax having primarily C--H and C--C bonds, and having a melting point of 50 to 90.degree. C., wherein the wax...
US-8,137,087 Toner preparation method and apparatus, and toner prepared thereby
A method of preparing a toner, including periodically dripping and discharging a droplet of a toner constituent liquid including a resin and a colorant; and...
US-8,137,006 Mirror and shutter drive control mechanism for imaging apparatus
An imaging apparatus is provided, including a mirror movable between a viewing position and a retracted position; a shutter which prevents the light that is...
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