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Facsimile and static presentation processingBelow are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 12/05/2013 > 61 patent applications in 19 patent subcategories.
20130321829 - Camera on multifunction printer: A multifunction printer includes an image capture apparatus including an image capture platform for holding an object of which an image is to be captured; a lid having a closed position in which the lid is proximate the image capture platform, and an open position in which the lid is... Agent:
20130321834 - Distribution system, image processing apparatus, distribution apparatus, and control method thereof: A distribution system includes an image processing apparatus to connect to a distribution apparatus over a network. The image processing apparatus includes first and second reception units, an analysis unit, a reflection unit, and first and second notification units. The analysis unit analyzes a received setting value used to connect... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321836 - Electronic apparatus and image forming apparatus: In an electronic apparatus, a memory unit stores relation information to relate selectable items to be selected by a user in a layered tree structure, and a display control unit performs a first step and a second step. The first step causes a display unit to display a first window... Agent:
20130321845 - Function expansion method using print data, and function expansion device: A method of expanding the function of an application in a computer that operates under an operating system and executes specific processes by an application has a step that acquires and sends print data that is output from the application to a driver to a communication port before the print... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130321835 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a display section and a control unit. The display section is configured to display a plurality of picture segments. The control unit is configured to execute a display operation to display the plurality of picture segments. The plurality of picture segments correspond to a plurality... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
20130321841 - Image forming apparatus, method for controlling image forming apparatus, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus includes an obtaining unit configured to obtain document data to be printed, a determination unit configured to determine whether printing of the document data is permitted based on authentication information received from a user, in a case where a security setting is set on the document... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321833 - Image reading device capable of executing blank elimination processing and frame erasure processing and an image forming apparatus including the same: An image reading device includes a blank elimination processing portion that performs blank elimination processing for eliminating image data of an original document if a preset blank detection area in the original document is blank and a frame erasure processing portion that performs frame erasure processing for correcting image data... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
20130321839 - Information processing apparatus, recording medium, and control method: An information processing apparatus is configured to display a consent screen when a printer driver is to be installed without using an installer even if approval has once been obtained from a user.... Agent:
20130321838 - Information terminal capable of requesting image forming apparatus to perform printing, control method therefor, and storage medium: An information terminal which is capable of causing an image forming apparatus to perform printing and being intuitively operated by a user. A display section displays a print setting screen for the user to configure print settings relating to printing that is to be performed by an image forming apparatus... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321831 - Job processing notices: In one embodiment, a directive is received at a computer system. The directive is to send to social network contacts of a sharer user, via a web application, processing information relating to print or scan jobs associated with the sharer user. Data is received, the data indicative of first processing... Agent:
20130321842 - Maintenance-program creating program: With a computer-readable non-transitory recording medium that stores a program, the program causes an information processing apparatus to function as an error-code-accepting unit, a data-management unit, an extracting unit, and a creating unit. The error-code-accepting unit accepts an error code. The data-management unit has (i) image data, each of which... Agent:
20130321843 - Method and system to automatically convert a file format and image forming apparatus used in the same: A method to automatically convert a format of a file through an image forming apparatus, the method including displaying list of tasks executable by the image forming apparatus and a list of files stored in the image forming apparatus, selecting a task to be executed from the list of tasks... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130321830 - Method of operating a multifunction printer: A method of operating a multifunction printer, the method includes a) opening the lid; b) positioning a camera attached to the lid to view an image capture platform; c) placing an object on the image capture platform; and d) capturing an image of the object using the camera.... Agent:
20130321837 - Operation device, operation method, and image forming apparatus including an operation device: An operation device includes: a preview image displaying unit configured to display plural setting item keys and icons corresponding to setting items in a predetermined screen and display a preview image that resembles a printed matter corresponding to a setting value of a predetermined setting item upon changing the setting... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
20130321844 - Printer and server: One of a plurality of setting screens corresponding to a plurality of printers may be generated based on original data stored in a server. Each of the plurality of setting screens may be for permitting designation of a content of each setting item matching a print condition that a corresponding... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321840 - Printing device: A multi-function printer main body has a copy function. A remote terminal conducts various kinds of copy settings or instructions to start copy. An execution button is provided in the multi-function printer main body. When the execution button is operated in normal time, copy is executed with the default settings.... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130321832 - Program, image processing apparatus, and image processing system: There is provided an image processing apparatus including a communication unit configured to communicate with an information processing apparatus, a processor; and memory storing computer-readable instructions, when executed by the processor, causing the image processing apparatus to perform acquiring error information indicating an error occurring in the image processing apparatus... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321852 - Communication system, communication method, image forming apparatus, mobile terminal, and recording medium: In a communication system, an image forming apparatus sends an address of a receiving section to a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal receives a selection of an image data among plural thumbnails displayed on a display section, and wirelessly sends the selected image data to the image forming apparatus with... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321853 - Crum chip and image forming device for authentication and communication, and methods thereof: A Customer Replaceable Unit Monitoring (CRUM) chip, an image forming apparatus, and a method of authenticating are provided. The apparatus includes a main body that includes a main controller controlling operations of the apparatus, a consumable unit mounted on the main body to communicate with the main controller, and a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130321850 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: An image forming apparatus includes a job receiving part that is configured to receive a job for image formation, an image generating part that is configured to perform an image generation process based on the job received by the job receiving part, a restriction information holding part that is configured... Agent:
20130321847 - Image forming apparatus and method: An image forming apparatus includes a detector that detects a user near the image forming apparatus, an authentication device controller that controls an authentication device that the user owns, an authentication unit that authenticates the user, and a power supply controller that controls supplying electric power to component devices of... Agent:
20130321849 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and print system: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including a command receiving unit that receives a print command, a detector that detects a state of the operation unit, and a controller. When the detector detects that the state of the operation unit is a predetermined state subsequent to receiving the print command... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20130321851 - Information processing apparatus, control method for information processing apparatus, and program: The present invention is directed to an information processing apparatus operable in any of a plurality of power states including a first power state and a second power state in which power consumption is lower than power consumption in the first power state. The information processing apparatus includes a reception... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321848 - Information processing apparatus, control method of information processing apparatus, and storage medium: The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus having a plurality of storage units, capable of staring in any of a plurality of activation modes including a first activation mode and a second activation mode operable with a faster activation time than the first activation mode.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321854 - Print system, print server, control method thereof, and program: A client terminal transmits a request to a printing apparatus for a registration web page for registering, in a print server, a printing apparatus used in a print service provided by the print server. The printing apparatus collects configuration information of the printing apparatus in response to reception of the... Agent:
20130321846 - Printing device and method for controlling printing device: The advantage of the invention is to prevent the efficiency of printing from being deteriorated due to execution of an authentication process during a print process by arranging an authentication process not to be conducted during a print process. The multi-purpose device is connected to the authentication switch through the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130321864 - Control device, control method of a control device, and recording medium storing a program executed by a control unit of the control device: A control device includes a recording control unit, a detection unit, a port selection unit and a communication control unit. The recording control unit configures a logical port for data communication according to an interface standard. The detection unit detects a recording device wirelessly communicable with the control device. The... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130321866 - Image forming apparatus that automatically prompts migration of box between image forming apparatuses at appropriate timing: Provided is an image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus includes a box configured to store data, a usage amount count unit, a threshold value storage unit, a comparison unit, a box search unit, a user interface unit, and a box migration unit. The usage amount count unit counts a... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
20130321858 - Image processing apparatus, image reading apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program: An image processing apparatus includes an imaging unit that images a placed medium as a reading target within an imaging area, and a display unit that displays information toward the imaging area in an overlapping manner. Operation supporting information used for supporting an operation using the placed medium is selected... Agent: Pfu Limited
20130321856 - Methods and systems for print document release via mobile device: A system and method for print document release via mobile device by receiving one or more text messages from the mobile device, wherein the one more text messages includes a mobile print command and a document identification number, parsing the one or more text messages, and releasing a document to... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130321860 - Print system, print server, control method, and storage medium: A print server receives an email, which has been transmitted from a mobile terminal device and in which a printer is designated as the print output destination for an attached file to the email, from a mail server, stores the received email in a storage unit, and executes print processing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321855 - Printer identifier validation: In one embodiment, a request is received at a first computer system included within a first domain. The request is a request to send content to a network connected printer identified according to a printer identifier attributing the printer to a second domain, wherein the printer is included within a... Agent:
20130321863 - Printing apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium: A printing apparatus according to an aspect of the present invention includes a plurality of sheet feed trays, stores sheet information including property information indicating a property of a sheet and sheet feed tray information indicating a sheet feed tray to which the sheet is allowed to be assigned, and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321865 - Printing apparatus, method for controlling printing apparatus, and storage medium: When a type of a sheet is changed and sheets are exchanged, an accurate number of sheet packages to be opened is notified to a user. A method for controlling a printing apparatus includes receiving a type of a sheet stored in a sheet storage unit, determining a number of... Agent:
20130321859 - Relay server: A relay server may register combination information in an information memory. The combination information may include specific account information for a user who uses a communication device and first account information for the user. The first account information may be registered in the service providing server. The relay server may... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321861 - Service providing device, printing system control method, and storage medium: The service providing device transmits a registration screen to the information processing device upon receipt of a registration request of an image forming device from the information processing device, transmits a command for causing the information processing device to search the image forming device and to respond to the service... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321857 - Systems and methods for inventory management: In various embodiments, a method performed by a computer program operating on a computer system includes: displaying, by the computer system on a display screen in communication with the computer system, a plurality of data fields related to shipping a package; and receiving, by the computer system, an identifier for... Agent: Northwest Research, Inc.
20130321862 - Transmitting apparatus: A transmitting apparatus includes a touch panel, a broadcast direction receiving part, a broadcast job executing part, a broadcast job display controlling part, a gesture detecting part and a broadcast job execution controlling part. The broadcast job display controlling part controls, when the broadcast direction receiving part receives an operation... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
20130321868 - Data processing device: To provide a technology enabling a terminal device to use various functions provided in a data processing device without the use of a device driver. A multifunction device executes a process for implementing a function indicated by instruction data when such instruction data is stored in a shared area of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321867 - Typographical block generation: Embodiments of a computer-implemented method for grouping one or more token elements comprising one or more characters in an input file. The method comprises computing a first leading distance between a first baseline of a first token element, and a second baseline of a second token element. The method further... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130321827 - Generation of samples for a print job that include resource usage estimates: Systems and methods are provided for generating printed samples of a print job. The system receives a print job, and generates samples for the print job according to different sets of printing parameters. The system determines estimates of printing resource usage based on each set of printing parameters, and initiates... Agent:
20130321828 - Method for processing rasterized image data: A method for processing pixels in rasterized image data includes a combination of text and photographic content. Each pixel having a discrete color value, a surround value based on the number of neighboring pixels having the same color value is determined. A division in blocks of two by two pixels... Agent: Oce Technologies B.v.
20130321869 - Computer programs and methods for generating 1-bit image data from multiple-bit image data: Computer programs generating 1-bit image data from multiple-bit image data that, when printed, produces a colour image constituted by dots. Printing apparatuses include a printer and a computer programmed with such a computer program. Methods for printing a colour image derived from multiple-bit image data include converting the multiple-bit image... Agent:
20130321871 - Image processing apparatus for executing halftone processing, image processing system, image processing method, program product, and computer-readable storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes processors which output first and second image data from input image data. The second image data is applied halftone processing of a higher resolution than halftone processing applied to the first image data. The image processing includes a unit configured to decide a mixing ratio... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321870 - Print control terminal, image forming apparatus, print control method, and image forming method: A print control terminal including a user interface to receive a setting of a print command and print options of a document, a screen selection unit to select a halftone screen to be applied to the document, a transparency multiple number selection unit to select a transparency multiple number to... Agent:
20130321872 - Image processing apparatus and method therefor: Image processing is performed for an image recording apparatus which records an image by arranging, on a recording medium, dots of a plurality of types of dot structures having different arrangements of color materials to be used. A dot arrangement signal which corresponds to an input color signal and represents... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321873 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes an input unit configured to input an instruction to perform color conversion, a color conversion unit to perform color conversion based on the instruction by using a first color matching profile, and a display unit configured to display a message which indicates that an effect... Agent:
20130321874 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer readable medium: An image forming apparatus includes a receiving unit, a dividing unit, and an output controller. The receiving unit receives an output instruction for a report. The dividing unit divides, when the output instruction for the report is received, report items to be output into a main-report item to be output... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20130321875 - Method for producing image forming apparatus, method for adjusting quantity of light emitted from printhead, and method for producing process cartridge: The method for producing an image forming apparatus includes emitting light beams from a printhead; optionally irradiating a photoreceptor with the light beams to form a latent image; optionally forming a visible image on a recording medium corresponding the latent image; obtaining plural pieces of information concerning a property of... Agent:
20130321877 - Image reading apparatus and cutting apparatus: An image reading apparatus including an image reading unit configured to read an image of a workpiece; a plurality of holding members each configured to hold the workpiece while image reading is performed by the image reading unit and each including an indicator identifying a type of holding member; an... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321876 - Reading-use holding member for use with image reading apparatus, image reading apparatus, and cutting apparatus: A reading-use holding member which is configured for use with an image reading apparatus including an image reading unit and which holds a sheet of workpiece while image reading is performed by the image reading unit, the reading-use holding member including a base being generally planar; an indicator provided at... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321879 - Light guide and image reading apparatus: A light guide includes an incidence surface configured to allow light from a light emitting unit to enter the light guide, a light guide portion configured to propagate the light entering via the incidence surface, a reflection portion configured to reflect the propagated light, an exit surface configured to allow... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321878 - Method of copying and scanning document: A method of reproducing an original document with a reproduction machine to produce a copied document, comprising the steps of: providing a marking member which contains a marking onto the reproduction machine; opening a cover unit of the reproduction machine; placing the original document on a glass surface of a... Agent:
20130321880 - Image reading apparatus and assembling method: A document reading apparatus includes a sensor configured to receive light from a document, an imaging lens configured to form an image of light from the document on the sensor, a first holding member to which the imaging lens is fixed, and a second holding member to which the sensor... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321882 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus provided with same: An image reading apparatus includes a first housing, a second housing, a document conveyance path, a transparent member, a guide member, a transparent sheet member and a first pressing member. The second housing is openable and closable with respect to the first housing. The document conveyance path is arranged in... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
20130321881 - Image reading apparatus and multifunction apparatus: An image reading apparatus according to the invention includes a transparent member on which an original document is placed, a reading unit arranged below the transparent member, the reading unit being movable reciprocally in a reading direction of the original document, a spacer member arranged at the reading unit for... Agent: Oki Data Corporation
20130321884 - Image reader: An image reader includes a discharge cover disposed on a side of the image reader, the discharge cover forming part of a side surface when closed and forming a discharge port when opened. Undesired illumination from light entering the image reader through the discharge port is suppressed from impinging on... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321885 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus is provided with a registration roller configured such that a downstream end in a sheet feeding direction of a sheet abut to correct a skew of the sheet, and a pulling roller that conveys the sheet to the registration roller. The pulling roller is disposed such... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130321886 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus, including: an image reading portion; a tray; a first regulation member movable in a width direction on the tray; a second regulation member movable in association with the first regulation member; a first and a second rotating portions rotated by the sheet on the tray; and... Agent:
20130321883 - Sheet scanners: A sheet scanner comprises a sheet inlet on a front side, a scanned sheet outlet on a rear side, and a deflector to direct scanned sheets from the outlet towards the front side of the scanner, over the top cover thereof, and further comprises a stopper on the top cover,... Agent:
20130321887 - Image processing using multiple imaging devices: Apparatus and methods for image processing using multiple imaging devices are provided. A first imaging device is configured to acquire a first image of a portion of a printed substrate and the second imaging device is configured to acquire a second image of a portion of the printed substrate. At... Agent: Quad/tech, Inc.11/28/2013 > 36 patent applications in 14 patent subcategories.
20130314721 - Printer with print frame interlock and adjustable media support: A printer having improved operational features. The printer includes an articulating print frame assembly coupled to a top cover that is adapted to rotate out of the top cover to an open position and to rotate into the top cover to a closed position. When the print frame is in... Agent:
20130314722 - Processing device for displaying environmental load, method for displaying environmental load, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: A computer performs the following processing: calculating a probability that a machine fails in work applied to a printed matter; calculating, as a production environmental load value, a value including a printing environmental load value, a paper environmental load value, a product of the probability and a re-printing environmental load... Agent: Konica Minolta, Inc.
20130314734 - Data processing apparatus, program, and recording medium: Disclosed is a data processing apparatus including an application execution unit that transmits job data; a print-request-source notification unit invoked by the application execution unit to report print-request-source information specifying a print request source; a virtual printer driver that is invoked upon receiving the job data, extracts job information specifying... Agent:
20130314730 - Image forming apparatus and print controlling method for the same: A copier that includes a reading unit to read a document to obtain an image and a printing unit configured to print the obtained image to obtain a copied document. The copier further includes a setting unit to set a setting for adding an image indicating that copying the copied... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130314731 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method executed by the image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes an exposure glass on which an original is to be placed; a scanner cover to openably cover the exposure glass from above, a tip of the scanner cover is lifted to open the exposure glass; a document scanner to read a two-dimensional objet of the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20130314729 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, information processing system, and storage medium: An information processing system configured to control assignment of processor cores to a processing unit that generates printing data from intermediate data based on an amount of the stored printing data. Intermediate data are generated using a specified processor core of a plurality of processor cores and stored in an... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130314732 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information sending method: An information processing apparatus includes: a request sender configured to send a request for setting information to a setting information providing apparatus via a network, the setting information defining behavior of each one of a plurality of information processing apparatuses; a setting information obtainer to obtain the setting information from... Agent:
20130314733 - Printing apparatus, job generation method, and storage medium: A printing apparatus includes an accepting unit configured to accept a print job, a first determination unit configured to determine whether the accepted print job is of a first type or a second type, a second determination unit configured to, if the first determination unit determines the accepted print job... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130314738 - Communication system, communication method, and image forming apparatus: In a communication system, an image forming apparatus sends an address of a receiving section to a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal receives a selection of an image data among plural thumbnails displayed on a display section, and wirelessly sends the selected image data to the image forming apparatus with... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130314736 - Image forming system, image forming apparatus, authentication server, client personal computer, and control method of image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus for use in an image forming system that includes the image forming apparatus, a client PC, and an authentication server is disclosed. The image forming apparatus may include a cryptographic communication unit configured to perform secure communications, a parameter setting unit configured to set parameters for... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20130314737 - Method of authentication user using server and image forming apparatus using the method: A method of authenticating a user using a server and an image forming apparatus using the same, the method including: transmitting, from an image forming apparatus to a first server that functions as an authentication server, user authentication information; determining if the first server authenticates the user based on the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130314735 - System, image forming apparatus, server, and control method thereof: A system includes an image forming apparatus and a server connected to the image forming apparatus via the Internet. The image forming apparatus establishes in response to login of a user, a push type communication method for allowing the server to transmit an instruction, and the server transmits, to the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130314747 - Communication system, communication method, and image forming apparatus: In a communication system, an image forming apparatus sends an address of a receiving section to a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal receives a selection of an image data among plural thumbnails displayed on a display section, and wirelessly sends the selected image data to the image forming apparatus with... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130314748 - Communication system, communication method, and image forming apparatus: In a communication system, an image forming apparatus sends an address of a receiving section to a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal receives a selection of an image data among plural thumbnails displayed on a display section, and wirelessly sends the selected image data to the image forming apparatus with... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130314744 - Communication terminal, storage medium for storing communication terminal control program, server, and server control method: The advantage of the invention is to improve the convenience when a preview image of processing target data is displayed in a communication terminal that does not have a preview generating function. A communication terminal has a processing target transmitting section that transmits processing target data to a server, a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130314746 - Information processing apparatus and method for controlling same: The request management server receives a print data acquisition request received from the client device located at an external access-limited site, and specifies the print server disposed in the site to which the user device belongs as a device that prints the print data. Then, the request management server provides... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130314743 - Information processing device and image forming apparatus: An information processing device according to an aspect of the present disclosure includes: a multi-core processor including plural cores; a virtual network connecting the plural cores to each other; a network interface; a router function unit configured, in a core of the plural cores, to act as a router between... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
20130314739 - Method and apparatus to process a print job: A method of processing a print job where a distribution strategy is determined for how a print job is to be distributed to a plurality of image processors for image processing based on at least one predetermined rule, and where distribution of the print job to at least one image... Agent:
20130314740 - Printer: A printer is provided comprising a storage section arranged to store medium profile information; and a communication section arranged to obtain the medium profile information via a network, wherein the communication section is further arranged to communicate the medium profile information to an image processing section.... Agent:
20130314745 - System, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus sets a sorting information list and a sorting method used for a sort operation, and transmits the sorting information list set to an image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus displays a selection screen on which a user can select sorting information from the sorting information... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130314742 - System, method and server: A system has information processing devices and a server which controls information processing executed by the devices. One of the devices includes a querying part to transmit a query to the server whether the device is permitted to execute the information processing, a notifying part to notify the server of... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20130314741 - Voice band data mode in a universal facsimile engine: A facsimile apparatus includes a user interface operative to facilitate communications between the apparatus and at least one user application in operative communication with the apparatus, a network interface operative to facilitate communications between the apparatus and an analog communications network and an IP communications network. The apparatus further includes... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20130314749 - System and method for the creation of an e-enhanced multi-dimensional pictokids presentation using pictooverlay technology: A software application program on a computer platform allows a user to create a presentation from a series of image selections that are developed into sequenced PictoStorys that transform a structured basic idea into a pictorial interpretation in the form of an E-Enhanced Multi-Dimensional PictoKids Adventure Presentation. The software application... Agent:
20130314724 - Operation device, operation method, and image forming apparatus including the operation device: An operation device which displays a document preview image on a paper sheet preview image, includes: a changing unit which changes a size of document image data corresponding to the document preview image in accordance with a movement amount and a movement direction when a user touches a part of... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
20130314723 - Rescreeining selected parts of a halftone image: A method for enhancing appearance of a halftone image (204) for imaging on a flexographic plate (108) includes retrieving the halftone image from a data storage device (132); setting a minimal dot size value for printing; analyzing the halftone image with a computer (130); detecting areas (404) in the halftone... Agent:
20130314727 - Function expansion method using print data, function expansion device, and recording medium: Various functions can be easily added using print data output from an existing application without modifying the existing application program. A function expansion method for executing a process that expands the functions of an application runs on a computer that operates according to an operating system on the operating system... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130314726 - Media processing device and pos system: A multifunction device 100 has a roll paper print unit 120; a first interface 110 that receives text data from a POS terminal 20; a second interface 115 connected to a printer 200; a data interpreter 155 that determines if a predetermined string is contained in the received text data;... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130314725 - Media processing device, media processing system, and pos system: A roll paper print unit 120 processes roll paper. A first interface 110 receives commands transmitted from a POS terminal 20. A second interface 115 transmits a command received by the first interface 110 to a printer 200 that performs a same process as the roll paper print unit 120.... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130314728 - Method of printing a product code: A method of printing a product code includes providing a printer and a substrate. A product code is determined. The product code includes a plurality of characters and a key code. The key code includes an interleaved character including a combination of a first character and a second character selected... Agent: Videojet Technologies Inc.
20130314750 - Rescreeining selected parts of a halftone image: An apparatus for enhancing halftone image (204) appearance for imaging on a flexographic plate (108) includes a computer (130) adapted to receive a halftone image; an analysis element adapted to scan the previously produced halftone image and to detect areas (404) in the previously produced halftone image which are populated... Agent:
20130314751 - Method of printing a product code with a modified character: A method of printing a modified product code includes providing a printer and a substrate. An initial product code is determined. The initial product code includes a plurality of unmodified characters. A modified product code is determined. The modified product code includes at least one modified character that is different... Agent: Videojet Technologies Inc.
20130314752 - Exposure device, led head, image formation apparatus, and reading apparatus: An exposure device includes a first lens plate including first lenses arranged substantially linearly and configured to form an intermediate image being an inverted reduced image of an object, a second lens plate including second lenses arranged substantially linearly in an arrangement direction of the first lenses and configured to... Agent: Oki Data Corporation
20130314753 - Automatic image inverting for book copying: A method and system for enabling an image production device to copy pages of a book includes determining an orientation of a first scanned page of a book, and modifying an orientation of a second scanned page of the book based on the orientation of the first scanned page. The... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130314754 - Imaging device array and image forming apparatus: According to one embodiment, an imaging device array includes a plurality of imaging devices integrally including an incidence surface that converges light in the primary scanning direction, plural reflective surfaces that reflect light from the incidence surface multiple times, and an exit surface through which light that has reflected at... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20130314755 - Image capture device for extracting textual information: A digital image capture device, comprising an image sensor and an optical system for capturing digital images, and a program memory storing instructions configured to cause a data processing system to implement a method for extracting textual information from a document containing text characters. The method includes capturing plurality of... Agent:
20130314756 - Illumination device: To provide an illumination device in which there is no variation in light intensity distribution of the illumination device, and in which illumination spots, particularly light intensity spots, are not prone to occur in a read image in an image reading device, by maintaining a constant gap between a light... Agent: Nisca Corporation11/21/2013 > 27 patent applications in 10 patent subcategories.
20130308146 - Use of scanner unit for paper tray preprocessing: Methods and systems feed print media from a print media storage device to a scanner positioned along a paper path, and feed the print media along the paper path from the scanner to a marking device positioned along the paper path. The scanner is positioned between the print media storage... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130308148 - Image forming apparatus, control method for image forming apparatus, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus includes a power switch configured to switch between an ON state and an OFF state in accordance with an operation of a user, a control unit configured to cancel a job stored in the image forming apparatus in a case where the power switch is switched... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308150 - Image forming apparatus, control method of image forming apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium: An image forming apparatus capable of communicating with an external apparatus includes a reception unit configured to receive E mail transmitted from the external apparatus, a printing unit configured to print the E mail received by the reception unit, a setting unit configured to set a reception function of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308149 - Image output apparatus, image output method and program-stored computer readable storage medium: An image output apparatus includes an image output unit, a presumption unit, a comparison unit and an output control unit. The image output unit outputs, in a predetermined format, an image of a content of a document file. The presumption unit presumes a first region/language setting of a document file... Agent: Konica Minolta, Inc.
20130308147 - Managing a resource conservation mode and printing quota: A print manager of a printing device is configured to retrieve a plurality of print options and features to be used to process a particular print job on the printing device, and to determine whether a resource conservation mode is specified for the printing device. In response to determining that... Agent:
20130308151 - State determining device, image processing apparatus, state determining method, and computer program product: A state determining device includes a current detecting unit, a state determining unit, and a notifying unit. The current detecting unit detects a current value of a drive current which flows into a drive motor that rotary-drives a driven unit with a drive force according to the drive current. Based... Agent:
20130308153 - Control device: A control device functions as a print data acquisition unit which acquires print data including first page data, second page data, and third page data, and a print control unit which executes a print control using the print data to control a print execution section. The print control unit cancels... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308154 - Image processing apparatus, method for controlling image processing apparatus, and storage medium: A multi-function peripheral (MFP) receives authentication information and permits use of the MFP when authentication of a user based on the authentication information succeeds. The MFP inhibits timer transmission setting of image data when a password included in the authentication information is used continuously for transmitting the image data.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308155 - Image processing apparatus, method for controlling image processing apparatus, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes an acceptance unit configured to accept entry of a user ID, a setting unit configured to, if authentication of a user based on the user ID is successful, set a remaining portion after deletion of domain information from the user ID as a portion of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308152 - Power supply device and image forming apparatus having the same: Power supply device and an image forming apparatus having the power supply device are provided. The power supply device includes an input unit to input alternating current (AC) power, a converter to convert the input AC power to direct current (DC) power having a preset level and to output the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130308156 - Printing apparatus, printing apparatus control method, and program: A printing apparatus includes a receiving unit which receives print data, an operating unit which receives a print instruction from a user, a display unit which displays a password entry screen for receiving a password entry from a user, and a printing unit which receives a print instruction from a... Agent:
20130308160 - Communication system, communication method and image forming apparatus: In a communication system, an image forming apparatus sends an address of a receiving section to an external device. The external device receives a selection of image data through plural thumbnails displayed on a display section, and wirelessly sends the selected image data to the image forming apparatus with the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308163 - Image forming apparatus, communication system and communication method: The image forming apparatus receives image data transmitted with the address by the external device. The communication between the external device and the image forming apparatus is performed wirelessly. The image forming apparatus displays a list of file names of image data transmitted from the external device with the address... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308164 - Image forming apparatus, image printing method, external device, recording medium and communication system: An image forming apparatus receives image data by a receiver from an external device and forms an image based on the received image data. The image forming apparatus transmits an address of the receiver to the external device. The image forming apparatus receives image data transmitted with the address by... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308161 - Image forming apparatus, information processing method, and recording medium: An image forming apparatus executing a program configured by connecting multiple modules operating exclusively with respect to each other is disclosed that includes an input part configured to receive an input of updating information of the program; a determination part configured to determine whether an operating state of the program... Agent:
20130308159 - Image forming system, image forming apparatus, and recording medium: An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus and an external terminal. The image forming apparatus generates first display data for a first operation screen that includes a key image for receiving an instruction to execute an external terminal program, on the basis of program information regarding the types... Agent: Konica Minolta, Inc.
20130308158 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, control method of image processing apparatus, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus and method includes inputting user information, setting folder information about a specified user based on the user information as a destination of image data, registering the set folder information, and performing control so as not to register folder information corresponding to a transmission protocol set to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308157 - Mechanism for generating personalized mailpieces in a manufacturing system: A manufacturing system is disclosed. The manufacturing system may include a personalization mechanism to evaluate personalization information relating to mailpieces, wherein the mailpieces include mail containers and mail content components. The manufacturing system may further include a matching mechanism to compare the containers with their corresponding content components using unique... Agent:
20130308162 - Merging a scanned document with an existing document: An approach for processing scanned document data includes a document merging network service receiving a request for existing electronic document data. In response, the document merging network service identifies and providing, to a scanning device, identification data that identifies existing electronic document data. The existing electronic document data may be... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd
20130308165 - Systems and methods for managing a print job: One example discloses a network system for managing a print job. The network system can comprise a printing system. The printing system can comprise a memory for storing computer executable instructions and a processing unit for accessing the memory and executing the computer executable instructions. The computer executable instructions can... Agent:
20130308143 - Apparatus and methods to code print data: A method to code print data where print data to control a print head of a printer is received, where a coding strategy to change the size of the print data is determined based on at least one characteristic of a print mode of the printer, and the size of... Agent:
20130308144 - Color processing apparatus and method, and non-transitory computer readable medium: A color processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit, a setting unit, and a color converting unit. The obtaining unit obtains a predetermined corresponding relationship between total amount limit information regarding limitation of a total amount of inks of colors, and a combination in which, among droplet diameters of inks of... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20130308145 - Printing apparatus, method for creating lookup table, lookup table, printing method, and printed matter: A printing apparatus for performing printing with the use of a special gloss material and a coloring material is provided. The printing apparatus includes: an inputting unit that receives or acquires image data as an input; and a printing unit that controls the arrangement of the special gloss material and... Agent:
20130308166 - Image forming apparatus: The image forming apparatus reads an original conveyed in the image forming apparatus, analyzes a feature value of information about an original image on the read original, generates an image to overwrite the original image with, using image data having the feature value obtained based on an analysis result, sets... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308167 - Image processing apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes an acceptance unit configured to accept an input of user information, an acquisition unit configured to acquire an e-mail address of a user identified based on the user information accepted by the acceptance unit, a first setting unit configured to set a destination of a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308168 - Rotatable scanner and image forming apparatus: A rotatable scanner includes a scanner body and a document holder. The scanner body includes an exposure surface on which a document is placed. The document holder is provided above the scanner body to cover a document placed on the exposure surface of the scanner body, and includes a hinged... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20130308169 - Duplex scanning apparatus and sheet-feeding control method thereof: A duplex scanning apparatus and a sheet-feeding control method thereof are provided. The duplex scanning apparatus includes a sheet feeding channel, a sheet transfer channel, an inverting channel, and a sheet sensing module. A first end of the inverting channel is connected to a junction between said sheet feeding channel... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.11/14/2013 > 29 patent applications in 14 patent subcategories.
20130301070 - Checking apparatus, control method thereof, and printing apparatus: There is provided a checking apparatus being capable of readily performing re-printing while reducing an amount of storage for storing print image data to be used for checking processing. A control method for controlling the checking apparatus includes reading an image printed on a sheet by a printing apparatus, storing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130301072 - Data processing apparatus, data processing method, data processing program for implementing the method, and image processing apparatus: A data processing apparatus that enables a client to identify services which can be provided under a current status of the data processing apparatus by reflecting dynamically changing status information, such as equipment information, in a WSDL file. An equipment information acquisition device 1211 acquires status information relating to the... Agent:
20130301068 - Image processing device, control method for the same, and program: An object of the present invention is to control a Reprint function/Resend function so as not to confuse a user of an image processing device in a case where a job complete delete function is enabled. An image processing device having a reperform function to reperform an already-performed job and... Agent:
20130301071 - Information processing apparatus, control method thereof, and computer-readable recording medium: An information processing apparatus includes a control unit configured to add a first live tile content including printer information about a first print queue and a second live tile content including printer information about a second print queue different from the first print queue to a tile list that is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130301069 - Information processing device, computer program product, and image forming apparatus: To update a printer driver installed in an information processing device, the information processing device deletes a model dependent file of a model that is not present in a system environment of a user and that has been supported by the printer driver before being updated but is to be... Agent:
20130301067 - Inspection apparatus and inspection method: An inspection apparatus includes: a reading unit configured to read a first side of a printed material having first image data printed on the first side and second image data printed on a second side; a density determination unit configured to determine whether a density of the second image data... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130301075 - Delivery expert system, method and computer program product: An automated rule-based system for facilitating delivery of a fax document from a source to a destination over a network where an initial delivery attempt has been unsuccessful. Rules may be stored in a database. The database may include rules based on past delivery information or new delivery instructions. When... Agent: Open Text S.a.
20130301074 - Image processing apparatus: There is provided an image processing apparatus including an image processing section, a power source section, a power source operation section, and a controller. The controller may be configured to perform determining whether or not a state of the image processing apparatus is a special state when a power control... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20130301073 - Managing access to data based on location information: Techniques are provided for determining whether to allow certain operations to be performed with respect to a device based on a location of another device. One technique involves receiving a request from a first device over a network; in response to receiving the request: determining a location of the first... Agent:
20130301078 - Certified print archiving: A method for archiving is disclosed. The method comprises generating a first image file corresponding to an original print using a first printer placed at a first location. Further, the first image file is transmitted from the first location to a second printer placed at a second location. The method... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130301081 - Communication apparatus, communication system, and method for setting communication parameters of the communication apparatus: A device capability attribute regarding a setting on communication parameters, and provision attribute information indicative of whether or not a communication terminal is in a state that it can provide communication parameters to another communication terminal are stored in advance. The communication terminal, where the device capability attribute has at... Agent:
20130301076 - Dynamic print media availability system and method providing information for print job: Methods and systems maintain print media stocking information. The print media stocking information comprises types and amounts of print media stored at a plurality of different physical locations. The different physical locations have printing devices and external storage locations. The print media is maintained within internal storage locations of the... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130301079 - Information processing apparatus, control method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a first control unit configured to display a shortcut corresponding to a program of an application and associate both of a first print queue corresponding to a first peripheral apparatus and a second print queue corresponding to a second peripheral apparatus with the application, and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130301080 - Print system, print relay server, and client device: A print relay server receives print data based on content, identification information of a service printer selected via a selection screen for selecting a service printer, and print setting designated via a print setting screen for designating print setting from a print service, and transfers the print data to an... Agent:
20130301077 - Using virtual printers to select printing menu choices from limited resource devices: A method and system include at least one printer, and a computerized print server operatively connected to the printer. The printer is capable of performing a plurality of different operations, and the different operations are enabled and disabled by selection of different menu choices. Further, the computerized print server stores... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130301061 - Systems and methods for implementing dynamic user intent-based imaging options in image forming and document handling systems: A system and method are provided to implement dynamic user intent-based imaging operations in image forming and document handling systems. A common framework is provided to implement the user-intent based imaging operations by which all of the individual component devices are able to be mapped to a particular user's desires... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20130301062 - Printer control device, printing proxy control method, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: A printer control device for performing control such that a second printer serves as a proxy to execute a print job to be executed by a first printer is provided. The printer control device includes a speed determination portion configured to determine whether or not a second speed is higher... Agent: Konica Minolta, Inc.
20130301063 - Print label producing apparatus, contents processing program, and contents processing method: The disclosure discloses a print label producing apparatus. The apparatus includes a producing apparatus side attaching/detaching portion to and from which a nonvolatile storage device can be attached and detached, an attachment determining portion configured to determine whether or not the storage device is attached to the producing apparatus side... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20130301066 - Image processing apparatus: Provided is an ink jet printing apparatus that, without causing an increase in apparatus size, can print an image having high evenness in both of image clarity and glossiness regardless a gradation or gamut of the image. For this purpose, on the basis of input image data, pieces of multivalued... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130301065 - Image processing apparatus, inkjet printing apparatus, and image processing method: Differences in color change due to bronze colors and the optical interference state related to bronzing are suppressed among multiple print modes. The blue primary color “Blue” in the standard RGB gamut is mapped to a point (color) that has moved in the clockwise direction, and that color is taken... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130301064 - System for distributing and controlling color reproduction at multiple sites: The system provides for controlling color reproduction of input color image data in a network having nodes (or sites). The system distributes the input color image data from one of the nodes to other nodes, and provides data structures in the network. The system has means for providing color calibration... Agent:
20130301082 - Methods and apparatuses for printing three dimensional images: Systems and methods for printing a 3D object on a three-dimensional (3D) printer are described. The methods semi-automatically or automatically delineate an item in an image, receive a 3D model of the item, matches said item to said 3D model, and send the matched 3D model to a 3D printer.... Agent:
20130301083 - Image inspection device, image inspection system, image inspection method, and computer program: A device comprises: a scanning unit configured to scan a printed material obtained by printing image data; a setting unit configured to set reference data based on the image data; and a determining unit configured to determine whether a printed material is proper by comparing the image data obtained by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130301084 - Facsimile to e-mail communication system with local interface: A fax to E-mail system and related method are shown, whereby a hardcopy document is sent via a fax device to its recipient via electronic mail through a data network, and is delivered in such a manner that it can be retrieved by the recipient at an E-mail device and... Agent:
20130301085 - System and method for distributed processing in an internet protocol network: A system and method for distributed processing in an Internet Protocol network is provided. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an application server can have a controller element to receive a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) INVITE message from a communication device, establish a... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20130301086 - Method for generating a digital image of at least one section of a value document: A method for generating a digital image of at least a portion of a value document, comprises transporting the portion of the value document in a specified transport direction at a specified speed, capturing pixel regions, and generating capture pixel data allocated to integration intervals. The capture pixel data of... Agent: Giesecke & Devrient Gmbh
20130301088 - Imaging scanner with multiple image fields: Disclosed are embodiments of methods, systems, and apparatus for providing multiple image fields or regions on an imaging array. In certain preferred embodiments, a high density imaging array may be partitioned into two or more regions, each of which may be used to render a separate view of the scan... Agent:
20130301087 - Method of determining coordinate on micro dotmap according to moving vector: When a user holds an optical scanning device to scan a micro dotmap on a displaying medium, a coordinate of a frame center of a retrieved frame on the displaying medium is calculated according to a decoding method for the micro dotmap in advance. A moving vector corresponding to a... Agent:
20130301089 - Sheet transport device and image forming apparatus: A sheet transport device includes a shaft member that extends in an axial direction orthogonal to a sheet transport direction, and a roller that includes plural components which are assembled together so as to surround the shaft member. The components have a shape such that a joint between the components... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.Previous industry: Optics: measuring and testing
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