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US-8,150,295 Charging member, charging device including the charging member, process cartridge including the charging device...
A charging member is provided in which a minute gap between an image support body and the charging member is set widely but even so the charging member does not...
US-8,150,289 Fixing device for an image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an imaging section and a thermal fixing device. The fixing device fuses a toner image formed by the imaging section onto the...
US-8,150,278 Image forming apparatus including a sound sensor to determine cleaning failure
In an image forming apparatus, a cleaning blade cleans residual toner adhered on the surface of an image carrier and a sound sensor collects a sound generated...
US-8,150,274 Apparatus and method for image forming
An image forming apparatus is provided with a process cartridge that is removable from the image forming apparatus. When the process cartridge is installed, the...
US-8,150,251 Photographic apparatus
A photographic apparatus comprises a movable platform, an operation unit, and a controller. The movable platform has an imager that captures an optical image...
US-8,150,184 Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding image, computer-readable program therefore, and information...
An image encoding apparatus reduces the discontinuation or elimination of thin lines during a transform process including rounding of coefficient data generated...
US-8,150,179 Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes an encoder, a decoder, and a display unit. The encoder performs scalable encoding to encode input image data to obtain...
US-8,150,152 Device and method for encoding image data
A reading unit reads image data. A re-reading unit that re-reads the image data read by the reading unit by performing, in a pixel matrix consisting of a...
US-8,149,520 Rotary actuator for auto-focusing a camera lens
A rotary actuator includes a multi-polar magnet, in which north and south poles are alternately arranged in a circumferential direction, the multi-polar magnet...
US-8,149,517 Zoom lens unit, imaging device and portable information terminal device
A zoom lens unit, including in order from an object side to an image side: a first lens group having a positive refracting power; a second lens group having a...
US-8,149,475 Apparatus, method, and computer program product for processing image
An image processing apparatus includes an address specifying unit, a reading unit, a writing unit, and a shifting unit. The address specifying unit specifies an...
US-8,149,460 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable encoding medium encoded with a...
An image processing apparatus, including a color conversion part configured to conduct a color conversion of image data. The color conversion part extends an...
US-8,149,451 Information processing device, information embedding method, and program
In an information processing device which embeds a number of partial information items produced from predetermined information in an image, an image dividing...
US-8,149,424 Image processing device and information processing device
A disclosed image processing device includes: a media connecting portion including a first surface and a second surface forming a space for housing a protrusion...
US-8,149,319 End-to-end design of electro-optic imaging systems for color-correlated objects
An electro-optic color imaging system includes an optical subsystem, a detector subsystem and a digital image processing subsystem. The system is used to image...
US-8,149,290 Image processor, imaging apparatus including the same, and image processing method, with blurring processing of...
An image processor performs blurring processing on an image acquired via a lens system and including a main subject image and a background image, and includes...
US-8,149,239 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium storing a program for causing an image...
In an image processing apparatus, when an output image generator generates an output image in which an individual image of each part of a product model is...
US-8,149,063 Current-restriction circuit and driving method therefor
A current-restriction circuit includes an input terminal to which an input voltage is input, an output terminal from which an output voltage is output, a driver...
US-8,148,944 Secondary battery protection semiconductor device for protecting a secondary battery
A disclosed secondary battery protection semiconductor device protects the secondary battery by detecting values of at least plural detection items...
US-8,148,299 Reversible thermosensitive recording material, IC card, magnetic card and method for producing reversible...
A reversible thermosensitive recording material including a support, a reversible thermosensitive recording layer, and a gas barrier layer, the reversible...
US-8,148,298 Method for cleaning reversible thermosensitive recording medium, and image processing method
To provide a method for cleaning a reversible thermosensitive recording medium containing cleaning a reversible thermosensitive recording medium with a cleaning...
US-8,148,209 Resin ejection nozzle, resin encapsulation method, and electronic part assembly
A resin ejection nozzle is scanned over a substrate on which an electronic part is mounted, and ejects an encapsulation resin to an encapsulation area of the...
US-8,148,038 Image bearing member, process cartridge, image forming apparatus and method of forming image bearing member
An image bearing member including an electroconductive substrate, a charge generating layer located overlying the electroconductive substrate, a charge...
US-8,147,942 Worm optical recording medium
A write-once-read-many optical recording medium is disclosed that includes a support substrate; a recording layer on the support substrate, the recording layer...
US-8,147,905 Heat-sensitive recording material and production method thereof
To provide a heat-sensitive recording material, including: a substrate; a heat-sensitive color developing layer on the substrate, the heat-sensitive color...
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...
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