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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...
US-8,113,649 Transfer apparatus, method for preventing leakage current of the transfer apparatus, and image forming...
A disclosed transfer apparatus includes an endless belt to transfer a recording member by attaching the recording member on a surface thereof by an...
US-8,113,644 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
A sensor reciprocates in a main scanning direction to detect lateral end portions of a sheet conveyed in a sub-scanning direction. A print head is mounted on a...
US-8,113,514 Sheet decurling device and image forming apparatus
A moving unit includes first and second transportation paths that can selectively link to main transportation path of a recording sheet, a first roller arranged...
US-8,113,079 Driving device and image forming apparatus
A driving device includes a shaft member and a driven gear rotatably disposed to the shaft member that is formed to be fixed to a surface plate member inside...
US-8,112,814 Information processing apparatus, access control method, access control program product, recording medium, and...
A disclosed information processing apparatus to which an application can be added determines whether access to a resource attempted by the application is...
US-8,112,808 Server apparatus and installation information making method
A license server generates USB serial IDs for USB memory secured in a multi-function machine and then makes electronic signature files using the USB serial IDs...
US-8,112,766 Multi-threaded device and facility manager
Techniques are provided for implementing the WS-DeviceProfile standard as a multi-threaded process ("DFM") executing on a multi-function peripheral ("MFP"). The...
US-8,112,709 Automatic adaptive document printing help system
An automatic printing assistant application for documents in electronic form is provided by virtue of the present invention. In certain embodiments, an...
US-8,112,617 Information processing device, and method of starting information processing device
In an information processing device, a screen display control part displays an operation screen, and a firmware update part updates a firmware of the screen...
US-8,112,023 Image forming apparatus and fixing device
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier to carry a toner image and a fixing device to fix the toner image transferred from the image carrier onto a...
US-8,112,022 Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and image fixing method capable of stably applying oil for fixing...
In a fixing device, a controller switches a pressing member between a pressure application state to contact the pressing member against a fixing member and a...
US-8,112,016 Developing agent circulation system and image forming apparatus using same
A development agent circulation unit includes a development unit, an agitation unit, and a rotary feeder. The development unit develops a latent image on an...
US-8,112,015 Belt unit and image forming apparatus
At least one of a plurality of rollers supporting an endless belt includes a flange arranged on an end portion of the roller. The flange includes a cylindrical...
US-8,111,725 Surface-emitting laser, surface-emitting laser array, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
A disclosed surface-emitting laser includes a substrate and multiple semiconductor layers stacked on the substrate. A normal of the principal plane of the...
US-8,111,423 Image processing device and image processing method
A converting unit converts a first color signal into a second color signal and a third color signal. A first correcting unit corrects a magnitude relation...
US-8,111,416 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program for processing a...
In printing an electronic document on a paper, an MFP prints a code image created by encoding a paper ID including a local ID issued to the paper and stores...
US-8,111,413 Approach for securely printing policy-enabled electronic documents based on print driver and printing device...
An approach is provided for securely printing policy-enabled electronic documents. According to the approach, a determination is made at a client device whether...
US-8,111,321 Imaging device and method for its image processing, with face region and focus degree information
An imaging device, such as a camera, may be provided with a focus-shift structure configured to shift a focal position; a solid-state image sensing element...
US-8,111,319 Imaging system using enhanced spherical aberration and specifically sized FIR filters
A class of imaging systems in which the imaging optics, the sensor array and the image processing are related by three parameters: W.sub.040 the amount of third...
US-8,111,313 Image sensor driving unit and imaging apparatus
An image sensor driving unit, comprising a first controller, a second controller and a third controller, is provided. The image sensor driving unit drives an...
US-8,111,293 Photographic apparatus
A photographic apparatus comprises a movable platform and a controller. The movable platform has an imager and is movable and rotatable on an xy plane...
US-8,111,276 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus with a center adjusting mechanism
An optical scanning device deflects a light beam emitted from a light source device by a vibrating mirror, scans a scanning surface with deflected light beam,...
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