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US-8,126,860 Method and apparatus for processing data
A function control unit controls a function of processing data. An output unit outputs status information indicating a status of data processing by the...
US-8,126,387 Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus
A fluctuation detecting unit detects a fluctuation of an endless belt generated when a sheet is brought into contact with a predetermined position of the...
US-8,126,375 Toner container and image forming apparatus
A toner container includes a longitudinal container body and a held portion. The longitudinal container body has a first end and a second end distal to the...
US-8,126,373 Toner supply device and image forming apparatus that prevents toner from being scattered from the device
A toner supply device includes a toner container, a transport-path forming member, an opening, a shutter member, and a first seal member. The opening is...
US-8,126,360 Temperature control unit for electrophotographic photoconductor substrate
There is provided a temperature control unit for an electrophotographic photoconductor substrate, containing a stretchable membrane member which is detachably...
US-8,126,354 Charging device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A charging device includes a charging roller and a cleaning roller configured to make contact with the charging roller. The cleaning roller is rotated following...
US-8,126,346 Apparatus and method for fixing an image
An apparatus and method for image fixing are disclosed. A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressure member, a heater, and a pressure controller. The...
US-8,126,341 Image forming apparatus with a counting unit
An image forming apparatus includes a counting unit that, when a driving unit for rotating an image carrier is operating, adds a predetermined first count value...
US-8,126,339 Image forming apparatus, intermediate transfer belt drive control method, computer program, and recording medium
An image forming apparatus includes a primary transfer unit, a secondary transfer unit, a belt drive unit, and a swingable assembly. The primary transfer unit...
US-8,126,193 Image forming apparatus and method of image forming
An apparatus for and a method of image forming which embeds digital watermark information into an image data of a document and outputs the image data that...
US-8,125,714 Anti-reflection coating, optical member, exchange lens unit and imaging device
An anti-reflection coating comprising first to seventh layers formed on a substrate in this order, the first layer being an alumina-based layer, the seventh...
US-8,125,693 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image forming method, image processing program, and...
Disclosed is an image processing apparatus that receives image data scanned by first and second image scanning units and performs various image processing. The...
US-8,125,683 Image preview processing apparatus, image preview processing method, and image preview computer product
An image processing apparatus includes a preview generating unit configured to generate, based on image data, a preview image that is expected to be output; an...
US-8,125,677 Methods and systems for improved printing system sheetside dispatch in a clustered printer controller
Methods, systems, and apparatus for improved dispatching of sheetsides in a high-speed (e.g., continuous form) printing environment using multiple, clustered...
US-8,125,655 Reading device, image forming apparatus, electronic paper, and computer program product
A copier includes an ADF that transports electronic paper and a paper medium to a read position. The ADF includes a medium type detector, a controller, a...
US-8,124,315 Optical recording medium
An optical recording medium contains a recording layer being composed of a phase-change recording material where at least four elements, Ga, Sb, Sn and Ge are...
US-8,124,308 Toner, vessel with the toner, developer, image forming apparatus and process cartridge and image forming method
Toner and a developer which are excellent in cleaning property and fixing property at low temperature, and capable of forming images with high quality are...
US-8,124,212 Sputtering target and manufacturing method therefor, and recordable optical recording medium
To provide a sputtering target for preparing a recordable optical recording medium characterized by comprising Bi and B and a manufacturing method thereof, a...
US-8,124,211 Optical recording medium, sputtering target, and method for manufacturing the same
To provide an optical recording medium including a substrate and over the substrate at least a recording layer that can record and reproduce with laser light in...
US-8,123,339 Liquid ejection head and image forming apparatus using the same
A liquid ejection head includes a plurality of orifices, a plurality of chambers in communication with the orifices, a plurality of fluid resistance portions in...
US-8,123,338 Liquid droplet jet head, liquid droplet discharging apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A liquid droplet jet head includes a pressure liquid chamber substrate including nozzles discharging liquid droplets and pressure liquid chambers communicated...
US-8,122,379 Zooming operations and magnification for groups of images
A disclosed image display apparatus for displaying multiple images on a single screen includes a magnification unit configured to, in response to a zooming...
US-8,122,135 System, computer program product and method for managing and controlling a local network of electronic devices...
A system method and computer program product for setting up a wireless electronic device to join a wireless local area network (LAN). The method upon which the...
US-8,122,054 Confidential communications executing multifunctional product
A multifunctional product connected with a plurality of terminals over a network includes an image information obtaining device that obtains image information,...
US-8,121,958 Approach for determining alternative printing device arrangements
According to one embodiment of the invention, an approach is provided for determining alternative printing device arrangements. In general, the geographic...
US-8,121,527 Image forming apparatus having a neutralizing member of determined resistivity
An exit blade is arranged on a downstream side of a transfer nip formed between a photosensitive element and a primary transfer roller, with an intermediate...
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...
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