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US-D656,181 Powder container for storing toner, carrier or the like
US-RE43,257 Method and system of remote monitoring of image forming apparatus
A method and system for monitoring and controlling machines, such as printers, copiers, facsimile machine and other image forming machines. A server is used for...
US-8,135,872 USB controller and a testing method of the USB controller
A USB controller and a testing method of the USB controller are disclosed. The USB controller includes a sequence control unit for outputting a transmitting...
US-8,135,822 Reporting events from multiple WS-enabled devices
Techniques for reporting events that occur on a plurality of Web Services (WS)-enabled devices are provided. A service agent executes on a node that is separate...
US-8,135,817 Method and system for communicating with a device attached to a computer using electronic mail messages
A method, system, and computer program product for communicating with machines connected to a network. Information sent to or from the machines is transmitted...
US-8,135,734 Method of controlling user information and information processing apparatus
A method of controlling user information for an information processing apparatus includes the steps of a process of an application program requesting user...
US-8,135,622 Order support system, device monitoring method, and program product
In a disclosed order support system, devices connected to a communication network are searched for and device information is acquired from each of the found...
US-8,135,329 Toner conveyer device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A toner conveyer device for use din an image forming apparatus includes a toner conveyer belt conveys waste toner, a screw member that receives the waste toner...
US-8,135,320 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus for transporting a recording medium on which an image is formed includes a guide plate. The guide plate guides the recording medium...
US-8,135,319 Transferer and image forming apparatus having a guide member including a comb-like structure
A transferer, including a guide member having a plate-shaped guide face and leading a transfer material after a toner is transferred thereonto, wherein the...
US-8,135,316 Development roller, development device, process cartridge and image forming device
An image forming device comprises a process cartridge. The process cartridge comprises a development roller. The development roller comprises a magnet roller...
US-8,135,315 Developer regulating member in a developing unit, process cartridge including same, and image forming apparatus...
A developing unit includable in a process cartridge and in an image forming apparatus includes a developer bearing member including a magnetic field generator...
US-8,135,314 Developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus, method of developing latent image
A developing device includes a first screw that supplies a developer to a developing roller while agitating/conveying the developer in a first direction, and a...
US-8,135,313 Powder transport screw, and development device, process unit and image-forming apparatus comprising this powder...
A toner transport screw that is capable of maintaining a smooth and stable transport function. The toner transport screw, in which a helical blade is disposed...
US-8,135,311 Developing unit having effective developer transportability, and process cartridge and image forming apparatus...
A developing unit includes a developer carrying member, a supplying compartment, a recovery compartment, and an agitation compartment. The developer carrying...
US-8,135,307 Transfer belt device, method of assembling the same, and image forming apparatus
Rollers including a tension roller are arranged in parallel. A pair of supporting members supports both ends of the rollers. A transfer belt is supported by the...
US-8,135,298 Image forming apparatus and image forming method for controlling image formation based on a temperature of a...
An image forming apparatus, such as a printer, includes an image forming unit forming a toner image on an image carrier, a transfer unit for transferring the...
US-8,135,240 Image searching device, method and recording medium
An image searching device including a database, a user interface, a search unit, and an output unit. The search unit includes a data management unit configured...
US-8,135,223 Image processing apparatus and method of image processing
An image processing apparatus that generates a code stream that encodes image data and includes a dividing unit that divides the image data into at least one...
US-8,134,766 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
A deflecting unit deflects a plurality of light fluxes from a light source including a plurality of light emitting elements arranged in two-dimensional array....
US-8,134,761 Document processing apparatus, method thereof, and program product for executing the method
A document processing apparatus which scans a document is disclosed. The document processing apparatus includes a scanning condition managing unit for managing...
US-8,134,750 Printing with alternative halftone patterns in ink jet printing to reduce ink penetration
Systems and methods of printing to a tangible medium provide for reducing ink penetration via the controlled selection of halftone patterns. One method includes...
US-8,134,732 Communication apparatus
A communication apparatus for transmitting a document to a recipient address specified out of multiple address-book addresses displayed based on address-book...
US-8,134,629 Image sensor driving unit and camera
An image sensor driving unit, comprising a signal generator and a controller, is provided. The charge-transfer channel transfers the signal charges at a speed...
US-8,134,483 Data processing apparatus and method
An apparatus includes: a storage storing data input and sliding stored data per input; first and second comparators comparing in parallel the input data with...
US-8,134,361 Magnetic sensor including magnetic field detectors and field resistors arranged on inclined surfaces
A magnetic sensor including sensor bridge circuits, each including a pair of magnetic field detectors and a pair of fixed resistors. The magnetic field...
US-8,134,348 DC-DC converter
A DC-DC converter includes an error amplifying circuit to output an error signal by amplifying differences between a reference voltage and a feedback voltage...
US-8,133,652 Image processing method, and image processor
The present invention provides an image processing method which includes at least any one of image recording and image erasing, wherein a light irradiation...
US-8,133,161 Conductive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A conductive member includes a conductive support and an electrical resistance adjusting layer formed on the conductive support. The electrical resistance...
US-8,132,994 Bookbinding system
A punching processing unit punches holes in a paper bundle delivered from a preprocessing device. A bookbinding unit includes a cartridge for stocking a...
US-8,132,883 Image forming apparatus and sheet transporting apparatus
An inkjet-type image forming apparatus includes a recording head configured to eject ink to form an image; a carriage where the recording head is provided, the...
US-8,132,808 Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sheet conveying device includes a controller having a processing unit to cause a first detector to detect an uppermost sheet, an elevator to lift and stop a...
US-8,132,806 Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus
A sheet feeding device includes: a lift-blowing unit which blows air to a plurality of sheets stacked on a tray to lift an uppermost sheet from the sheets; a...
US-8,132,749 Electrophotographic toner pulverizing apparatus and electrophotographic toner pulverizing method
To provide an electrophotographic toner pulverizing apparatus and an electrophotographic toner pulverizing method for preventing reduction in wear resistance of...
US-D655,748 Powder container for storing toner, carrier or the like
US-D655,747 Copying machine
US-8,131,886 Image forming apparatus, image processing device, control device, and connection device
A disclosed image forming apparatus includes an image processing device including plural image processing units; a control device configured to control the...
US-8,131,874 Meta data customizing method
A user apparatus makes a meta data obtaining request to a delivering apparatus, the request including designation of an element to customize, which element...
US-8,131,699 Menu distribution system, menu server, read/write device, method, and computer readable recording medium
Disclosed is a menu distribution system that provides a menu, which is viewable in a conventional manner and is customized for each customer. A customer allows...
US-8,131,199 Cleaning device for image forming apparatus, and process cartridge having cleaning device
A cleaning device for cleaning a surface moving member such as an image carrier of an image forming apparatus, and a process cartridge having the cleaning...
US-8,131,198 Image forming apparatus, fixing unit, and image forming method with improved heating mechanism
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism to form a toner image on a recording medium according to image data and a fixing mechanism to fix...
US-8,131,197 Fixing device and electro photographic apparatus using the same
According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a fixing device including: a heating roller that generates a heat and is formed to have a...
US-8,131,190 Magnetic roller, development device, and image forming method
A development device configured to develop a latent image with developer including toner and carrier includes a development roller configured to carry the...
US-8,131,187 Development device, image forming apparatus including the same, and method of removing developer therefrom
A development device includes a developer carrier facing an image carrier, a first developer transport path and a second developer transport path disposed...
US-8,131,176 Automatic initiation of print job preprocessing before release of print job
Print job management information, including management actions performed by a press operator, is collected from a print job manager. An evaluator evaluates the...
US-8,131,173 Driving apparatus and image forming apparatus
A driving apparatus includes a driving unit, a driven unit driven by the driving unit, a driving control unit configured to control the driving unit by...
US-8,131,163 Image forming apparatus for performing an MICR printing operation
An image forming apparatus including an image forming unit configured to form an image onto an image forming medium based on received print data by using a...
US-8,131,140 Linear actuator and camera shake correction mechanism
A linear actuator includes a multipolar magnet configured such that an S pole and an N pole are linearly aligned in an alternating manner. The linear actuator...
US-8,131,081 Image processing apparatus, and computer program product
An image processing apparatus includes a command-data storage unit, a handwritten-data recognizing unit, and a matching unit. The command-data storage unit...
US-8,130,951 Intelligent electronic document content processing
A network device includes a content processing module that is configured to perform intelligent document content processing, such as confidential information...
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