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US-8,121,525 Method and toner bottle for image forming apparatus capable of effectively supplying toner to image forming...
The toner bottle exchangeably used in an image forming apparatus. The toner bottle includes a bottle body having a substantially cylindrical shape and...
US-8,121,521 Support structure for a photoconductive drum of a production printing system
A drum support structure of a production printing system is disclosed. The drum support structure secures a photoconductive drum within a printing system during...
US-8,121,509 Image forming apparatus and method for controlling the same in a stepwise manner
A control unit controls a starting process and a stopping process of an image forming unit in a stepwise manner. Upon receiving an instruction for executing an...
US-8,121,502 Fixing unit including heating regulator to adjust a heating width of a heating member
An image forming apparatus for forming an image includes a first control table and a second control table. The first control table includes information on...
US-8,121,498 Image forming apparatus and developer supply method therefor
An image forming method and apparatus, the apparatus including a latent image carrier configured to carry a latent image thereon, a developing unit disposed...
US-8,121,439 End-to-end design of electro-optic imaging systems using the nonequidistant discrete Fourier transform
A unified design strategy takes into account different subsystems within an overall electro-optic imaging system. In one implementation, the design methodology...
US-8,121,410 System, apparatus, and method for providing illegal use research service for image data, and system, apparatus,...
In a system for providing an illegal use research service for image data, the image data received from a terminal apparatus is registered as a research subject,...
US-8,120,842 Wavelength conversion device, laser apparatus, image forming apparatus, and display apparatus
A wavelength conversion device enabling the stable output of high-power harmonic light is disclosed. The wavelength conversion device includes MgO:LiNbO.sub.3...
US-8,120,825 Device, apparatus, and method of controlling optical scanning device
A device, apparatus, and method of controlling operation of scanning performed by an optical scanning device are disclosed such that the color images are not...
US-8,120,818 Image processing apparatus and computer-readable storage medium that add marking type information to...
An image processing apparatus includes an input part to input data which is a target of an image processing, an output part to output a result of the image...
US-8,120,814 Image processing apparatus, information processing apparatus, image processing method and image processing system
An image processing apparatus has a printing function. A preview original-image creation part creates an original image for preview based on print data. A...
US-8,120,804 Image processing system, image managing device, method, storage medium and image processing device
An authentication server receives user information from an MFP, and acquires information on a service available for the user. The authentication server creates...
US-8,120,803 Dynamic advertisement allocation
Methods, apparatuses and systems for providing one or more advertisements on a printout of a print job are provided. The advertisements are selected based on...
US-8,120,666 Image pickup apparatus
An image pickup apparatus including a chromatic aberration of magnification correction device to correct chromatic aberration of magnification of an image by...
US-8,120,665 Image processing method and apparatus, digital camera, and recording medium recording image processing program
A technology for recognizing one or more quadrangles from an input image is disclosed. Edge areas are detected from the input image, lines corresponding to the...
US-8,120,331 Power supply device, scanner power supply device, and image forming apparatus
A power supply device accumulates charges generated by a photovoltaic unit. The power supply device includes a first capacitor having a first capacitance, in...
US-8,120,242 Transistor and process of producing the same, light-emitting device, and display
A transistor capable of modulating, at low voltages, a large current flowing between an emitter electrode and a collector electrode. A process of producing the...
US-8,119,317 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, and process cartridge and image forming apparatus using the photoreceptor
An electrophotographic photoreceptor, including an electroconductive substrate; a photosensitive layer, located overlying the electroconductive substrate; and a...
US-8,119,060 Solder recovery device
A solder recovery device includes a melter which melts solder dross stored in a melting crucible, an agitation unit which agitates the melted solder dross, so...
US-8,118,419 Ink jet recording method, recording device, ink/recording medium set, recording matter
An ink-jet recording process which conducts recording by imparting ink onto the surface of a recording medium according to recording information, where the...
US-8,118,413 Liquid ejecting head, image forming apparatus, and method for manufacturing liquid ejecting head
A liquid ejecting head includes multiple nozzles to eject liquid droplet, a vibration unit including a vibration plate, the vibration plate forming at least one...
US-8,118,381 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head configured to jet a liquid; a liquid tank configured to store the liquid; and a supply tube having...
US-8,118,301 Sheet discharging device and image forming apparatus including same
A sheet discharging device including a sheet discharging unit provided at one end of an image forming apparatus; a sheet discharge tray located adjacent to the...
US-8,118,299 Manual sheet feeder and image forming apparatus including same
A manual sheet feeder including a pickup roller; a pickup arm; a sheet stopper; a rotation regulation member; a solenoid including a movable core having a...
US-8,118,296 Open/close mechanism for paper tray for use in image forming apparatus
An open/close mechanism can be used for paper trays of an image forming apparatus. The open/close mechanism includes a plate member provided on a side of a...
US-8,117,561 Method and system for managing apparatus
A storage unit is configured to store screen element data on screen elements included in an operation screen of each apparatus. A receiving unit is configured...
US-8,117,355 Data processing apparatus and method that monitors and controls mounting and unmounting of a removable storage...
A data processing apparatus includes an operating system that performs a mounting and an unmounting of a removable external storage device; a plurality of...
US-8,116,894 Chemical mechanical polishing method and chemical mechanical polishing device
A chemical mechanical polishing method including a step of forming a plurality of interlayer insulating films so as to coat a plurality of projecting patterns,...
US-8,116,670 Fixing device and image forming apparatus using the same
A fixing device for use in an image forming apparatus, and an image forming apparatus are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the fixing device includes a...
US-8,116,587 Method and apparatus for high-speed and low-complexity piecewise geometric transformation of signals
A method and system for high-speed and low-complexity geometric transformation of signals are described. In one embodiment, the system comprises an input patch...
US-8,116,582 Techniques for positioning images in electronic documents
Techniques for positioning images in an electronic document. The images may encode information that can be decoded by devices configured to read the images. An...
US-8,116,013 Wide-angle lens and image pickup apparatus
Disclosed is a wide-angle lens having a viewing angle of more than 130.degree.. The wide angle lens has a front group, an aperture, and a rear group arranged in...
US-8,115,976 Image formation apparatus
A disclosed image formation apparatus includes: a manual paper feed unit supplying a recording material; an image formation unit receiving the recording...
US-8,115,975 Image scanning device and copier
A disclosed image scanning device includes a pressing unit for pressing a document; an operation detection unit for detecting an opening operation and a closing...
US-8,115,970 Image reading device, image forming apparatus, and image reading method
An image forming apparatus includes an image reading device which reads an image in accordance with a sheet-through method. The image reading device includes a...
US-8,115,968 Image processing apparatus, computer program product, and preview image displaying method
In an image processing apparatus, preview images are generating by continuously scanning both sides of originals. The page scrolling unit scrolls the preview...
US-8,115,964 Image processing method for printing gray objects
An image processing apparatus is disclosed that includes an image processing part configured to perform image processing for causing a printer to print document...
US-8,115,963 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
An image processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives a display request for displaying a preview image of gradation-processed image data, and a...
US-8,115,953 Image forming apparatus and information processing method
An image forming apparatus is disclosed. The image forming apparatus comprises an input unit through which a condition for reading image data of a document is...
US-8,115,951 Approach for implementing locked printing with unlock via a user input device
An approach is provided for implementing locked printing on a printing device with unlock via a keypad attached to the printing device via an interface. A user...
US-8,115,950 Image reading system, information processing apparatus, and scanner, with specification of number of pages to...
An image reading system includes an information processing apparatus and a scanner connected to the information processing apparatus via a network. Upon...
US-8,115,943 Image forming apparatus and print process method
An image forming apparatus is provided, in which the image forming apparatus includes: an information providing part for providing, to a client terminal, screen...
US-8,115,839 Image signal processor
According to the present invention, an image signal processor, comprising a receiver, a mixing block, and an adjustment block, is provided. The receiver...
US-8,115,836 Image reproducing apparatus
An image reproducing apparatus is operative in accordance with multiple display modes. The image reproducing apparatus includes a data reproducing unit that...
US-8,115,821 Method and apparatus for setting a region of interest in image data
An ROI setting apparatus including an ROI recognition unit and an ROI control unit is provided. In one embodiment, the ROI recognition unit contains multiple...
US-8,115,794 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
In an optical scanning device, when pixel density is taken to be n, number of the light beams is taken to be b, and number of the deflection surfaces of a...
US-8,114,565 Toner production method and toner granulating apparatus
Provided is a toner production method that reuses a fine particle toner having a particle diameter failing to meet a predetermined standard diameter which is...
US-8,114,563 Electrophotographic photoreceptor and method of preparing the photoreceptor, and image forming method, image...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor, including: an electroconductive substrate; a photosensitive layer located overlying the electroconductive substrate; and...
US-8,114,560 Toner, image forming apparatus, image forming method, and process cartridge using the toner
The present invention provides a toner containing at least a binder resin, a releasing agent, and a colorant, wherein the binder resin contains at least a...
US-8,114,559 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge using the same
An electrophotographic photoreceptor including a conductive substrate; and a photosensitive layer located overlying the conductive substrate, including a charge...
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