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Facsimile and static presentation processing March listing by industry category 03/09Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20090079999 - Image forming apparatus and pulse generating method: An image forming apparatus records an image on a transported recording medium. The apparatus includes a transportation unit that transports the recording medium and a recording unit that records the image on the recording medium. An encoder outputs an encoder signal including pulses according to a position of the transportation... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20090080010 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and program: An image forming apparatus of this invention causes a user to select a function to be executed by the image forming apparatus and determines the priority order of a document based on the selected function, the storage location of the document, and the attribute information of the document. A document... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20090080016 - Computer system for printing a page and generating interactive elements: A computer system for printing a page at a printer. The computer system is configured to: (i) receive a visual description for the page, the visual description describing a graphic impression for printing; (ii) identify a URI text string in the visual description; (iii) generate a corresponding input description for... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090080012 - Enhancements to job ticket handling during multiple job submission: System and method enhancing Job Ticket handling during multiple job submissions. The system parses through the job tickets associated with all user selected jobs and collect information about specified job parameters and their values. The job ticket options available in all output processing and devices specified and the collected job... Agent: Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC
20090080019 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus for storing input image data in a storage device, and executing a print job by reading out the image data from the storage device, including: a temperature acquiring section which obtains the temperature of the storage device; a calculation section which calculates the expected completion time... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090080022 - Image processing apparatus and method for controlling provisional reservation: A print-request controlling unit requests a print-reservation executing unit to execute provisional reservation of a print job and requests a server communicatable over a network to print a document if the result of the provisional reservation in response to the request received from the print-reservation executing unit indicates that the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090080021 - Image processing apparatus and printing request making method: The present invention provides an image processing apparatus including a print screen display unit configured to display in a display device a print screen including document information items regarding documents stored in a device which communicates with the image processing apparatus through a network, a print request unit configured to... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090080013 - Image processing apparatus, control method thereof, and program: When information on addition and change of data which is stored in an apparatus and dynamically changes is set as a monitoring target, the information is accumulated in a syndication DB (1705) by an application management interface (1703). Periodically or in response to a request, an update information generation unit... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090080020 - Image processing apparatus, method and recording medium: When a print area is filled with an initial number a of thumbnails (reference images) and a margin β is left in a print area, a total number γ of thumbnails are added from each video image so that the margin in the print area is fully filled with the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090080014 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, image forming apparatus, image forming system, and computer readable medium: An information processing apparatus includes: an information storage that stores information; a request accepting section that accepts a predetermined request for the information; a setting section that, for each of the information, sets whether the predetermined request is allowed; a setting storage that stores a setting by the setting section;... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20090080011 - Network port setup for printer driver for a networked printer: A method and apparatus for setting up a printer driver for a networked printer by providing a dedicated configuration button on the printer. During printer driver setup, the user pushes the configuration button on the printer to cause the printer to broadcast a configuration event over the network the printer... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP
20090080017 - Printer driver configured for receiving print impression identity from a printer: A printer driver for printing a page at a printer. The printer driver is configured to: (i) receive a visual description for the page, the visual description describing a graphic impression for printing; (ii) send print data corresponding to the graphic impression to the printer; and (iii) receive a physical... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090080015 - Printer driver for interactive printer: A printer driver for printing a document at a printer. The printer driver is configured to: (i) receive a visual description for the document from a first memory, the visual description describing a graphic impression for printing; (ii) send print data corresponding to the graphic impression to the printer; and... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090080023 - Remote access apparatus and remote access system: A plurality of image processing apparatuses 1 and a remote access apparatus 2 which remotely operates each image processing apparatus 1 are connected through a network 3. Each image processing apparatuses 1 have a same operation screen. The remote access apparatus 2 accesses the plurality of image processing apparatuses 1,... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090080018 - Terminal device and image forming apparatus to solve printing error and method of solving printing error thereof: A terminal device includes an inbox driver unit to provide information of one or more printer drivers, and a controller to select from the inbox driver unit one of the one or more printer drivers that responds to an error, which occurs in an image forming apparatus due to the... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20090080024 - Printing control method capable of reducing printing memory requirement: The present invention belongs to the field of printing control technology, and is especially one kind of printing control method with reducing printing memory requirement. The available printing technology always needs complicated segment forming gratings in advance and occupying great amount of memory. The printing control method of the present... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20090080025 - Parallel processing of page description language: A method and apparatus for efficient processing a page description language (“PDL”) data stream lacking page independence is described. The method and apparatus includes applying a single parsing pass for a PDL job and detecting PDL job producers by creator sniffer (83). Shared resources in the PDL job are detected... Agent: David A. Novais Eastman Kodak Company
20090080000 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program and storage medium therefor: In an information processing apparatus of the invention that separates an object from image data of a read document to allow the object to be reused, the apparatus includes: storing unit for storing a relative relationship between an object and the other objects included in the document in metadata as... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090080001 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system including the same, and program: In an image forming apparatus of the present invention, when performing one-side printing during a predetermined period after two-side printing, a change in a carrying velocity of a post-process apparatus is prevented and thus recording paper having passed through a fixing section is carried and output at a velocity that... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090080002 - Inkjet recording apparatus, image processing method, storage medium, pigmented ink, and recorded matter: A disclosed inkjet recording apparatus for performing recording by jetting a recording liquid onto a recording medium includes an image processing unit configured to obtain an output halftone level by performing halftone processing on input image data, to select a dot arrangement order according to the obtained output halftone level,... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20090080005 - Color signal converting apparatus, image forming apparatus, color signal conversion method and computer readable medium: The color signal converting apparatus is provided with: a color signal receiving unit that receives input of first color signals; and a converting unit that performs a conversion of the first color signals received by the color signal receiving unit, into second color signals. The converting unit performs the conversion... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090080006 - Image forming apparatus: In an image forming apparatus, an image forming portion forms an image on a rotator. A first designating portion determines a first estimated phase point based on a base time point, and designate, as a designated parameter, a correction parameter corresponding to said first estimated phase point based on change... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689
20090080003 - Image forming apparatus having thinning function and the thinning method: An image forming apparatus includes an image area identification unit to discriminate a character area and a line drawing area from an image area with respect to an image formed based on inputted color image data, an edge detection unit to detect an edge of a character and a line... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090080008 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus reads an original by R, G and B sensors and a monochromatic sensor, and includes Log conversion means for subjecting signals produced by the reading to Log conversion. When two-color printing is performed, Log conversion parameters are individually set for one of signals produced by the... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090080009 - Image processing system, apparatus, and method, and color reproduction method: In a system for converting an input image signal input from an image input device into an output image signal to be output by an image output device, an image compression unit converts a spectral image input via an image input unit into R, G, and B data, obtains principal... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090080007 - Printing device and method therefor: A printing device includes a receiving unit receiving image data, a printing unit transferring printing agent onto a sheet so as to form an image according to the image data received, a printing ratio determining unit determining, based upon the image data, a printing ratio that is a ratio of... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090080004 - System and method for determining an optimal reference color chart: A color chart for color calibration of imaging devices that has nearly identical calibration performance as the Macbeth ColorChecker or another set of reference colors, but with substantially fewer color patches. For example, the color chart has similar 2nd order statistical characteristics, auto-correlation matrix and major principal components as the... Agent: John P. O'banion O'banion & Ritchey LLP
20090080026 - Method of expression, recording, reproduction, and communication of computer object using color, apparatus for recording and/or reproduction, recording medium, and method of preparation of code: A computer object such as text, graphics, mathematical formulas, images, audio, and other data and information handled inside a computer or through a computer in industry or daily life etc. is expressed, recorded, reproduced, and transmitted using color or a color numerical value. Color is used as a medium for... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090080027 - Image forming apparatus, image processing device, image forming system, paper medium, image forming method, image processing method, and computer readable medium storing program: An image forming apparatus includes a paper fiber reading unit that reads fiber properties of a paper sheet; an encryption unit that encrypts at least a part of an input image based on the fiber properties read by the paper fiber reading unit; and a printing unit that prints an... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090080028 - Puzzle machine and method of operating same: A method and apparatus for producing a customized jigsaw puzzle is disclosed. The apparatus comprises an image capturing mechanism, such as a camera, that captures one or more images of one or more individuals, animals, or objects or combinations of these posed against a background. A computer that is linked... Agent: Perry Hoffman & Associates P.C.
20090080029 - User interfaces and methods to provision electronic facsimiles: Embodiments of the invention relate generally to computing devices and systems, as well as software, computer programs, applications, and user interfaces, and more particularly, to provisioning electronic fax messages in a communication network including packetized and/or synchronous communications. According to one embodiment, a messaging can receive data representing an electronic... Agent: Kokka & Backus, PC
20090080030 - Imaging system and business methodology: A digitization process and system which is initiated with the pickup and transport of documents to a scanning facility. Following pickup and transport, a number of additional steps are performed toward the goal of digitizing all documents without the loss of any documents and with assurance that all documents are... Agent: Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C. Intellectual Property Department
20090080031 - Original size detecting apparatus, original size detecting method, and program for original size detection: An original size detecting apparatus is capable of carrying out accurate original size detection without erroneous detection of the size of an original due to the influence of external scattered light. A CCD reads reflected light of light irradiated from a light source onto an original placed on an original... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20090080032 - Method and system of making digital image transfer thermoformed objects: A method and system is provided for forming a three-dimensional image and, more particularly, for making three-dimensional digital image transfer thermoformed objects on, e.g., generic molds. The method includes manipulating digital images of a subject into a single image; printing the single image onto a media; and thermoforming the media... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090080033 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image forming method, image processing program, and recording medium: Disclosed is an image processing apparatus that receives image data scanned by first and second image scanning units and performs various image processing. The apparatus includes first and second blank-sheet detection units that detect whether the scanned image data represent a blank sheet. The image processing apparatus determines storage or... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090080034 - Data processing device, image forming device, system, and a computer-readable recording medium: There is provided a data processing device comprising: an obtaining unit that obtains a first image data set, a second image data set, and a property data set, the second image data set being generated by reading an image which is formed on a recording medium in accordance with the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090080036 - Scanner system and method for scanning: A scanner system and corresponding method, the system comprising: a scanner device (1); a target 17) and a processor (21). The scanner device (1) comprises: an emitter (13) for projecting patterned light and a sensor (12) for capturing images of the object (19). The target (17) has predetermined features visible... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090080037 - Condenser lens and optical scanning device: A condenser lens including a plurality of divided lens faces which is formed in a Fresnel lens shape with grooves on a light incidence face and a light emitting face, where the divided lens faces includes a diffraction lens face on which a plurality of steps is formed.... Agent: Reed Smith, LLP Attn: Patent Records Department
20090080038 - Light guide optical system, document illuminating device using same, and image reading apparatus using same: A light guide optical system guides a plurality of light beams emitted from a plurality of point light sources arranged linearly to a predetermined surface. The light guide optical system has a plurality of optical surfaces arranged periodically in the arrangement direction of the plurality of point light sources. Each... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090080039 - Light scanning device and image apparatus: A light scanning device and an image forming apparatus including the light scanning device are provided. The light scanning device includes: a light emitting unit which emits a light beam; a light deflecting unit which deflects the light beam to scan in a scanning direction; a scanning lens which focuses... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689
20090080040 - Systems and methods for improving image quality in image forming devices: An image forming device may select from among a plurality of rendering parameters to include selectable halftone frequency candidates automatically based on an internal determination regarding an operating condition of the device to improve image quality for formed images. As a time varying function of the status and/or condition of... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC.
20090080041 - Multiple dimensional color conversion to minimize interpolation error: Linear transformations of L*a*b* color space are provided to minimize interpolation errors when performing multi-dimensional color space conversions involving lookup tables. Methods are provided for linear transformations (e.g., rotation and shear) to substantially fir the sampling grid to a given printer gamut.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC.03/19/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20090073475 - Method and system of utilizing print device consumption information for pricing and service: A method of providing a discount may include monitoring at least one resource via a communication network. A usage profile may be received from the at least one resource. The usage profile may include a measurement of consumption of a consumable over a period of time for the at least... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP
20090073478 - Image forming apparatus: According to an embodiment of the present invention, in an apparatus in which an operation panel is provided from a main body via a column, the column is located on a side of the main body and is hollow, and a harness from the main body is located in the... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090073477 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and image reading apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a first log conversion unit configured to execute gradation conversion processing for copying on an image signal generated by reading an original, an output-signal converting unit configured to generate an output signal from the image signal subjected to the gradation conversion processing for copying and... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090073480 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes a reading unit, a first guide member, a second guide member, a light adjusting member and a light adjusting control unit. The reading unit reads an original document. The first guide member places the original document thereon when the reading unit reads the original document.... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
20090073479 - Image scanning apparatus: A digital copying apparatus includes a scanner, a monochrome converting unit, an out-of-original detecting unit, a deleting unit, and a printer. The scanner scans an image of an original as color image data. The monochrome converting unit converts the color image data scanned by the scanner into monochrome image data.... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090073476 - Printing appratus and system: A printing system includes a print device having a paper tray and a sensor disposed adjacent to the paper tray, the sensor being configured to sense a feature formed on a paper that resides in the paper tray; and a computer connected to the print device, the computer including a... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP
20090073482 - Image-processing device, recording medium, and method: There is provided an image-processing device having a receiving unit that receives first variable print data including a plurality of records and designation information designating a rendering program; an image generation unit that performs the image generation process in which the rendering program is executed with regard to the plurality... Agent: Gauthier & Connors, LLP
20090073481 - Method and system for external preprocessing of service requests directed to a sleeping node: Methods and systems for external preprocessing of service requests to avoid unnecessary wakeup of a sleeping node and improve power savings. An exemplary method comprises receiving from a sleep capable node a redirected service request; and selecting, depending on a service request type of the service request, among transmitting to... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20090073483 - Print instruction apparatus, printing apparatus, printing system, print instruction method and computer readable medium: The print instruction apparatus is provided with: a reception unit that receives a print request for printing an electronic document; a determination unit that determines whether or not particular information is associated with the electronic document; and an instruction unit that instructs a printing apparatus to temporarily store print information... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090073489 - Communication apparatus: A communication apparatus for transmitting a document to a recipient address specified out of multiple address-book addresses displayed based on address-book data stored in an address book includes a controller configured to control a display order of the address-book addresses displayed in accordance with one transmission-address specifying mode selected out... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090073484 - Hospitality digital photo processing: A process for providing printed photos from memory cards via network from a hotel room using a memory card reader, device to display photo(s), and a display. The on screen menu system of the photo viewer or PPV system allows for selection, processing, and billing of the photos.... Agent: Paul Harris
20090073487 - Image forming apparatus and job control method: An image forming apparatus executing a job based on authority of an account and capable of controlling a job instructed by an authorized user is disclosed. The image forming apparatus includes a certification ticket generation unit generating a certification ticket corresponding to the job and account information of the account... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090073485 - Image forming system and control method thereof: An image forming system according to the present invention includes plural image forming apparatuses equipped with control panels and a server that is connected to the respective image forming apparatuses through a network and manages data of a user interface commonly usable in the respective control panels of the respective... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090073488 - Information processing apparatus, operation supporting method, and computer program product: An information storing unit stores file information on an electronic file on which a user's operation is to be performed. An operation-candidate storing unit stores content information on contents of the operation. A selection-probability storing unit stores a probability value of selecting the operation. A similarity storing unit stores a... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090073486 - Method and system for adaptive control of imaging node: Methods and systems for adaptive control of an imaging node allow subsystems of the imaging node to dynamically register authorized commands with a pre-parser after which the pre-parser authorizes inbound line commands for execution by reference to the dynamic registrations. The methods and systems permit highly extensible and granular control... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20090073490 - Communication information processing system: A communication information processing device that includes a reception component, an image processing component, a memory component and a control component is provided. The reception component receives communication information through an external communication line. The image processing component performs image processing on image information. The memory component is provided for... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090073493 - Image forming system: In an image forming system for an image forming apparatus for forming an image according to the image forming system under an instruction of a terminal unit connected thereto by way of a network to instruct a formation of an image according to output data, the terminal unit sets an... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC
20090073492 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: A storage medium is inserted in a storage-medium drive unit in a removable manner, storing information including setting information on a target program, identification information for identifying the storage medium, and electronic signature information generated from the setting information and the identification information. A launching unit performs an authentication of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090073491 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and image processing apparatus: A storage unit stores therein license information that indicates whether an application is licensed and permission information that indicates whether an application is allowed to start. A starting unit starts an application for which the permission information is stored in the storage unit. A determining unit acquires license information of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090073494 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer-readable recording medium storing information processing program: An information processing apparatus which converts input image data having a data format before conversion into image data having a data format after conversion is disclosed. The information processing apparatus includes a data format storing unit which stores processing capability information of the information processing apparatus and information of the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090073462 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and computer readable medium: The image processing apparatus is provided with: a reception unit that receives image information; an acquisition unit that acquires target information on a targeted level of an image forming material used at image formation based on the image information received by the reception unit; and a determination unit that determines... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090073463 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium: An image processing apparatus that processes an input image to generate an output image to be recorded on a recording medium includes a first obtaining unit configured to obtain a size of the input image, a second obtaining unit configured to obtain a size of the recording medium, a setting... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090073469 - Color image forming apparatus and color adjustment method: A color image forming apparatus specifies print mode (media), forms a test image based on gradation levels of a plurality of colors according to the specified print mode (media), and detects the test image with a color sensor. The color image forming apparatus performs gray axis correction calculation based on... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090073467 - Color printing control device, color printing control method, and computer readable recording medium stored with color printing control program: The color printing control device outputs color material reduction processed data generated by applying a color material reduction process to each pixel of bitmaps converted to color material colors to be used in printing, when it is judged that the color material reduction printing mode is specified. The color material... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090073474 - Color resolution method and video image processing device: In a case wherein a color separation table is prepared, color separation is provided, so that the density characteristic to be output is maintained, and the total colorant amount is not beyond the limit value of the total colorant amount. Further, the optimal color separation is performed while taking into... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090073471 - Data transfer system for an electronic device, a media processing device, and a control method for a media processing device: The number of signal lines needed to communicate a plurality of data types and a plurality of data status levels is reduced and the system cost thereby reduced. A first function unit 1 and a second function unit 2 of the function units in an electronic device are connected by... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090073472 - Image forming apparatus and control method therefor: An image forming apparatus which is capable of correctly and accurately detecting a sheet leading edge position and carrying out image formation in appropriate image write timing. a detection device is disposed at a reference position upstream from the transfer position and detects the recording medium being conveyed. A determining... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20090073466 - Image forming system, data processor and data processing method: The image forming system is provided with: a printer that superposes and transfers plural images formed by use of plural image forming materials to a medium; and a data processor that supplies data of the images to the printer. The data processor includes: a data generation unit that generates data... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090073468 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and image forming apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a contour pixel extraction unit configured to extract a contour pixel component from a bit plane. The bit plane is a set of bits, the number of which is equal to the number of pixels, and each of which is 1 bit of a plurality... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090073470 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium: A preprocessing unit determines a feature of a brush pattern for each line of a background setting command to set a background, and selects a drawing processing method that enables a high speed drawing process from among a plurality of drawing processing methods based on the determined feature of the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090073465 - Natural language color communication and system interface: A method and system for controlling color output includes receiving a document containing a color image, producing a first output copy of the document using a first color processing path, receiving at least one natural language request to adjust the color output of the device, adjusting the color output of... Agent: Patent Documentation Center
20090073473 - Printing system, image operating system, printing method, and storage medium: A printing system includes: a camera unit for performing an electro-optic conversion on an image from a subject, generating image data storable in a storage unit, and storing print instruction information as associated with the image data according to the capture information relating to the capture of the image; an... Agent: John C. Pokotylo Straub & Pokotylo
20090073464 - Selective color replacement: One embodiment is directed to a method that includes inspecting a frame of image data transmitted as a stream of pixels. At least one of the pixels in the stream is selected and the color of selected pixels is changed. The steps of inspecting, selecting, and changing the color of... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20090073495 - Image processing apparatus and computer program product: An image processing apparatus quantizes multi-level image data of M gray levels into N-level image data (M>N>2) by using one of a multi-level error diffusion method to form an image by using a dot corresponding to each pixel included in the N-level image data, and includes various image processing units... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20090073496 - Error diffusion method and hardware architecture: A system and method for performing threshold stamping are disclosed. First and second threshold values corresponding to first and second pixels may be retrieved from a threshold memory. A plurality of upscaled threshold values may optionally be computed based on the first threshold value and the second threshold value. An... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP
20090073497 - Image processing apparatus, printer including the same, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus, includes: a first extractor, configured to extract compression data items of a plurality of images to extraction image data items; a corrector, configured to correct the extraction image data items, when the images are printed on a print medium; a second extractor, configured to extract one... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20090073498 - Printing method for open page surface of book: The present invention provides a method and apparatus for printing an image to an open end surface of bound document during the printing process. The method and apparatus slices an open edge image to the outer edges of the obverse surface of a select number of pages. The image is... Agent: David Giglio, Esq.
20090073499 - Facsimile methods, apparatuses and systems: A facsimile method, system and apparatus for sending and receiving facsimiles over one or more networks including a fax sender connected to a network and the PSTN for sending facsimiles, an administrator connected to a network having a processor and at least one database for verifying the identity of the... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
20090073500 - System and process for real time monitoring of mail and print jobs and providing real time verification of mail piece completion: The present application relates to a system and method for tracking individual pieces within a printing or mailing job, as well as tracking completed trays, skids, or containers of printed documents.... Agent: Ice Miller LLP
20090073501 - Extracting metadata from a digitally scanned document: Presented are techniques for extracting metadata from a digitally scanned document. The text of the digitally scanned document is obtained and a first algorithm is provided to identify various numbers found within the text, determine which numbers correspond to the page numbers of the document, and associate the determined numbers... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20090073502 - Print data generation apparatus: A print data generation apparatus includes a pattern data registration unit, a pattern data conversion unit and an image conversion unit. The pattern data registration unit registers pattern data corresponding to a print image readable by an electronic pen printed on a recording medium. The pattern data conversion unit converts... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090073503 - Imaging device and method for concurrent imaging of opposite sides of an identification card or document: A device and method for imaging dual sided documents for authentification of the document. A document such as a driver's license traverses a linear flowpath into and out of a housing having a darkened interior. The document is segmentally imaged under a plurality of different light spectrums during travel along... Agent: Donn K. Harms Patent & Trademark Law Center
20090073504 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus and a control method thereof are disclosed. The disclosed image forming apparatus includes a white reference sheet provided at one side of a flat bed, for scanning an object, an image sensor module including an image sensor to detect light reflected from the white reference sheet... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20090073507 - Document reading apparatus and document reading system: It is intended to perform area specification to carry out arbitrary image processing by an easy operation without spoiling a document. An document reading apparatus includes a heater for heating the document in a document transport path in the upstream side of a document reading portion. By comparing image data... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090073508 - Image forming apparatus: A scanner scans an image of an original document as first image data. A first image processor processes the first image data scanned by the scanner. The first image processor stores the processed first image data to a memory in a state of compressed code data. A second image processor... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090073509 - Image processing device, image processing method and image reading device: An image processing device includes a histogram generation unit configured to generate a density histogram on the basis of image data of an original document, a white-reference value detection unit configured to acquire as a white reference value a density value at a density distribution peak in a predetermined white... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090073505 - Image recording apparatus and image recording method: The array pitch between image recording element dots, the swath tilt angle, the image recording pitch between image recording dots in a direction y, or the phase difference between image recording positions in the direction y of adjacent image recording dots that are formed in a direction substantially perpendicular to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090073506 - Method of setting scanner-controlling input signal and display apparatus applied with the same: A scanner having a linear driving property and a scanning display apparatus using the scanner are disclosed. More particularly, a method of setting an input signal controlling a scanner can include measuring a driving property of the scanner; computing a driving property function according to the driving property; computing an... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20090073510 - Passive transparent media adapter: A passive transparent media adapter magnetically coupling to a scan system is disclosed. The transparent media adapter captures light from a concentrated light source in the scan module and transfers the light to backlight transparent media so that it can be imaged by the scanner module. The transparent media adapter... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services
20090073511 - Method of and system for drawing: An image is drawn on a substrate (12) by forming imaging spots on the substrate (12) based on the imaging spot data. The imaging spot data is obtained by obtaining vector format image data representing an image, obtaining coordinates of a position on the image data corresponding to a position... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090073512 - Document feeding device and image forming device and image forming method: A document feeding device has: a document placement stand on which documents of different sizes can be placed; a conveying section separating, one-by-one, documents of a document stack placed on the document placement stand, and conveying a separated document to a discharging section; a first document width sensing unit sensing... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090073514 - Image forming apparatus: A disclosed image forming apparatus includes an image transferring unit configured to transfer an image to a recording medium; a fusing unit provided downstream of the image transferring unit and configured to fuse the image transferred by the image transferring unit with the recording medium; a recording medium conveying unit... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090073513 - Medium transporting apparatus and image forming apparatus that employs the medium transporting apparatus: A medium transporting apparatus is incorporated in an apparatus, and includes a first transport path and a second transport path. The first transport path is defined in the body of the apparatus. The second transport path is disposed on a medium cassette. The medium cassette is movable in a direction... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
20090073515 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: When forming images in respective colors each being formed on each block obtained by dividing one circumference of a photoreceptor drum into n parts, there are provided an image forming section that has photoreceptor drums respectively for Y, M, C and BK colors which form respective color images, encoder that... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090073517 - Device for scanning and verifying a plurality of paper fingerprints: A document scanning device is provided that is able to accurately and easily scan paper fingerprint information, even if particulate rubbish such as paper powder or dust is adhering to the surface of a document platen glass. In an image scanning device able to scan using both a stationary document... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090073516 - Image forming apparatus: A scanner reads an image of a document, the image of the document read by the scanner is stored in a memory, and a color determining section determines whether the document read by the scanner is color or monochrome. When the color determining section determines that the image of the... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090073519 - Image scanning apparatus, image scanning method, and program for use in image scanning apparatus: A color image-scanning device has a fixed scan mode and a flow scan mode. In the fixed scan mode, a document is scanned while maintaining the document at a fixed location on a platen glass. In the flow scan mode, a document is fed from an automatic document feeder and... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090073518 - Scanning device and method thereof: A scanning device and a method thereof are provided. The scanning device includes a scanning platform and an optical chassis. The scanning platform is for supporting an object. A reference origin is defined on the scanning platform for positioning the object. The optical chassis is located at a detection position... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC03/12/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20090066971 - Characterization of a printed droplet: Systems, apparatuses, and methods are described for characterizing the quality of a printed droplet(s) produced by a printer. The analysis of the printed droplet(s) is performed by applying image processing and computational geometric techniques. A report generated from that analysis enables the determination of characteristics of the device that produced... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20090066972 - Printer having dedicated coded data channel: A printer for printing an interface of visible data and machine-readable coded data onto a surface is provided. The printer has a processor for receiving document data which includes identity data indicative of at least one identity associated with the interface and generating visible and coded data using the document... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090066984 - Device setting apparatus, device setting method, information acquiring apparatus, information acquiring method, storage medium, and program: The present invention provides an easy and automatic setting process for an external device regardless of the type of external device connected. Device information is acquired by a device information acquiring unit 31 from an external device 20 that is communicably connected; setting information of the external device is analyzed... Agent: Carter, Deluca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP
20090066985 - Email pay-for-print system: Email pay-for-print system that affords users greater flexibility and transparency in billing. In one aspect, the invention comprises at least one mobile computing node, at least one printing node and a server node communicatively coupled with the mobile computing node and the printing node, wherein the server node receives via... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20090066987 - Image forming apparatus for use in backside printing: An image forming apparatus includes an image obtaining unit configured to generate a document image for superimposition printing in response to an image requested to be printed or acquire the document image for superimposition printing from a source that requests printing, and an image recording unit configured to record the... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c
20090066986 - Image forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, and image forming method: An MFP includes a printing portion, a print pattern setting portion, a print pattern conversion portion that carries out conversion into a set print pattern for each color composing the image data having undergone a gradation change when printing is carried out at a gradation different from that of input... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090066988 - Image reading apparatus and method, and computer-readable recording medium: An image reading apparatus includes a reading image unit that reads an image data of a document; a memory that writes the image data obtained by the reading image unit in a space region of the memory; a memory managing unit that determines whether the space region larger than a... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c
20090066989 - Image forming apparatus and method, computer program product, and image forming system: An image forming apparatus includes a determination unit that determines whether data indicating setting an operation mode of the image forming apparatus to an auto-restart prevention mode is received from an information processing apparatus. If such data is received, a setting unit stores the data in a mode storage unit... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090066992 - Automated print shop service capability determination: A print shop management method or system is used for a print shop. The method or system uses a knowledge base containing device data elements and service data elements. Each device data element represents a device in the print shop, and each service data element represents a service that may... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP
20090066999 - Device system, source device, and transmission method: A system includes a transmitting unit configured to transmit an application and data related to the application from a source device to a destination device and a notifying unit configured to notify the source device of the number of times the application has been used in the destination device.... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090066990 - Image processing system, image processing method, image processing program, and image forming apparatus: An image processing system processes image data. A log creating part acquires log information regarding processing of the image data. A log saving part saves the log information. A document data saving part saves as document data the image data and a log ID for identifying the log information.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090066998 - Information processing system, information processing apparatus, and information communication method: When an information processing apparatus is present in a communication area of a first communicating unit, the first communicating unit transmits communication setting information and setting information indicating a process on substance information to the information processing apparatus. A second communicating unit establishes a communication with the information processing apparatus... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20090066995 - Integrated adaptable accounting system for a print job: A system for accounting for a print job includes a print device having a database, and a server having a database. The print device and the server communicate via a network. The print device and/or the server have means for dynamically updating accounting information for the print job that communicates... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)
20090066994 - Method and sytem for remote management of print devices: A method of controlling a print device using an instruction corresponding to a command received from a remote location. A second server may transmit a query directed to a first server. The second server may be prevented from receiving unauthorized communication from the first server by a firewall. If the... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP
20090067002 - Method of authenticating print media using a mobile telephone: A method of using a mobile telephone to authenticate a print medium, the mobile telephone being configured for printing on print media predetermined as authentic. The print media has coded data in the form of a plurality of coded data portions, each coded data portion encoding a signature fragment. The... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090067000 - Multifunction system and its manufacturing method: The present invention provides a multifunction system and a control method thereof which enables output of conference materials of appropriate content at an appropriate timing and in an appropriate location, without making the conference organizer worry about the needs and rank of conference attendees. To accomplish this, the multifunction system... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20090067001 - Printer, image processing device, image processing method, and recording medium: The object of the present invention is to provide a printer capable of efficiently processing print data corresponding to a plurality of images in the main scanning direction, as in the case of an index print, with a limited memory capacity, thereby improving the throughput, and an image data processing... Agent: Ladas & Parry
20090066996 - Printing system, pos system, connection device, control method of printing system, and program therefor: A printing system has an interface unit (51) receivable for the first printing data for printing settlement-processing information and the second data for printing advertising and sales promotion information, and a plurality of printing apparatuses (50a, 50b) for print processing data obtained via the interface unit (51). When the interface... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20090066993 - Remote print device management: A method and system for print device control includes a set of networked print devices that communicate with an application server, and a separate hosted server that sends commands to the application server. A firewall restricts communication between the hosted server and the application server, but the hosted server may... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP
20090066997 - Sheet processing system: A sheet processing system comprises a plurality of sheet processing devices, a primary sheet conveyance path, a secondary sheet conveyance path, and a controller which controls the sheet processing devices. The controller uses the primary sheet conveyance path to execute one job, and uses the secondary sheet conveyance path to... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090066991 - System and method for cloning document processing devices via simple network management protocol: The subject application is directed to a system and method for cloning of document processing devices via simple network management protocol. A management information base object is first retrieved corresponding to commonly configurable parameters of document processing devices. Object identifier data associated with the commonly configurable parameters is then displayed.... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20090067003 - Image processing system and control method thereof: An image processing system and a control method thereof are provided, which presents an appropriate image format for the image data to be stored. To accomplish this, in an image processing system comprising a plurality of image forming apparatuses and storage apparatuses, the image forming apparatuses each decide priority scores... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20090067004 - Performance optimization method for network printers: A method for optimizing the performance of a network printer comprising: scanning the input print data stream in a raster image processor and processing the entire input print data stream in a page parallel processing pathway where said input print data stream is in a page independent form; otherwise selecting... Agent: Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC
20090066973 - System and method for processing a highlight color print job: A computer implemented method is provided for printing a highlight color print job in a system including a local printing system with a computer. The computer communicates with multiple client printing systems by way of a network. The method includes determining, with the computer, that the highlight color print job... Agent: Patent Documentation Center
20090066974 - System for performing computer-based operations: A system for performing computer-based operations is disclosed. The system includes a printer for printing visible information and coded data tags on a surface substantially simultaneously. Each coded data tag encodes a region identifier for uniquely identifying a description of a region on the surface, and a position in the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090066975 - System for printing a coded interface: A system including a sensing device and a printer is disclosed. The sensing device and the printer are in communication with each other. The sensing device is for sensing first coded data included in a first interface disposed on a first surface. The printer is configured to receive, from the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090066976 - Printing apparatus: A printing apparatus free from contamination of dust into a coated layer is provided. A printing apparatus of this application includes a first ejecting head and a printing head. The first ejecting head is located on a leading side in a moving direction D of the printing head. Since electric... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP
20090066977 - Information input/output method using dot pattern: It is an object of the present invention to provide an information input/output method that is capable of imparting different functions to dots of a dot pattern displayed on a printed matter, thereby, at the time of providing information from the dot pattern, recognizing directivity and speedily providing information and... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090066982 - Image forming apparatus: The image forming apparatus includes image forming parts, a developing device and a cleaner to clean at least the intermediate transfer material or the transfer device, wherein at the image forming operation starting time, in each image forming part, after starting the charging, the application of the developing bias is... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090066980 - Image forming apparatus and control method of the same: The numbers of pixels of respective colors of image data are detected. In monochrome printing, a print invalid area with first variable width corresponding to the number of black pixels among the detected numbers of pixels of the respective colors is set in a top portion of the image data.... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090066979 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method and medium: An image forming apparatus for generating image data of a page divided into small areas continuously in a predetermined direction and forming an image based on the image data, includes a detection unit configured to detect a continuous range of the image data having the same image contents in the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090066983 - Image processing device and method: The present invention provides an image processing device and an image processing method, which prevent printing mishaps from occurring in printed matter when a user performs a printing process without knowing an EPS image that has been subjected to JPEG compression is included on a page layout. When an EPS... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090066981 - Method and apparatus for forming image, and computer program product: A position deciding unit decides a correction target position in the image data from a position of a reference pixel in the image data based on size-adjustment proportion and a correcting unit performs correction with respect to the correction target position. A size adjusting unit adjusts a size of the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090066978 - Method and system for improved space filling interpolation: Document processing systems and methods are presented for transforming color image data from an input color space to output color space using space filling interpolation to mitigate loss of color information at the corners of color gamuts. An initial interpolation of the input color space pixel values for each pixel... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester
20090067005 - Methods for smart copying with improved scanning efficiency: A method for scanning a document and printing a copy with improved efficiency is provided. The method includes scanning the document with a first resolution, determining a content type of the scanned document while scanning at the first resolution and determining an optimum scanning resolution based on the content type.... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department
20090067006 - Tint block image generation program and tint block image generation device: A image generation device generates, on a print medium, an image including a first image portion and a second image portion. The device has a first screen processing unit which generates image data by an area modulation screen having a first screen ruling, for pixels of the first image portion;... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20090067007 - Calibration method and printing apparatus: This invention relates to a method capable of performing labor- and time-saving calibration at high precision, and a printing apparatus to which this method is applied. According to the method, a plurality of patches which are based on achromatic (K) data and have different tone values, and a plurality of... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090067008 - System and method for transportable software operation of document processing devices: The subject application is directed to a system and method for transportable software operation of document processing devices. A portable data storage device is first received, whereupon a bi-directional data communication link is established with the portable data storage device. Operational data associated with the operation of a document processing... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP
20090067009 - Image reading apparatus and image process method: Disclosed is an image reading apparatus which reads images in a front side and a back side of a document by passing the document through the image reading apparatus once including a first reading section to read the front side of the document, a second reading section to read the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090067010 - Beam scanning device of image forming apparatus: In an embodiment of the invention, a detection pattern in the form of a right-angled isosceles triangle is used, and the detection pattern is scanned with a laser beam before occurrence of change with time and a laser beam after occurrence of change with time. The quantity of color shift... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090067011 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image scanner might capture an image corresponding to scan region 263 which might be somewhat larger than original 262. Image processing circuitry might then enlarge an image corresponding to scan region 263 (arrow 279), converting it into enlarged image 271. Within enlarged image 271, the image of original 262... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090067012 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes an image reading unit that can move along a scanning direction, and reads primary image data from a medium arranged on a medium arrangement surface by moving the image reading unit from a home position to a sub-scanning direction. The image reading apparatus further includes... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090067013 - Systems and methods to associate invoice data with a corresponding original invoice copy in a stack of invoices: A system and method for associating documents includes providing a plurality of scanned documents of different types and identifying a document type for each scanned document by comparing a determined pattern for each scanned document to known document patterns. Metadata values are extracted from each scanned document using metadata labels,... Agent: Keusey, Tutunjian & Bitetto, P.C.
20090067014 - Image reading apparatus, image reading method, and storage medium: An image reading apparatus includes a document feeding unit, a reading unit, and a control unit configured to operate in a first reading mode in which the control unit causes the reading unit to move to read the document while holding the document in a stationary state and in a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090067015 - Block matching circuit and data update method: Scanning image data and target image data are respectively stored in a first storage area and a second storage area. In one case, (J−M+1)×(K−N+1)×M×N pieces of pixel data are stored as comparison image data relating to all comparison areas, and M×N pieces of pixel data are stored as target image... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090067016 - Color processing apparatus and method thereof: Differences in color appearance due to the individual differences in color matching functions are corrected. Hence, a spectral data obtaining unit inputs spectral image data. A color matching function setting unit sets personal color matching functions. A referential color matching function setting unit sets referential color matching functions. A spectral... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090067017 - Input adaptive method for color table look-up: The proposed systems and methods automatically select the node locations of a multi-dimensional lookup table transformation in accordance with the relative importance of multi-dimensional input values. Such importance, as an example could be quantified by the statistical distribution of the input data. Additionally, the proposed scheme is efficient and works... Agent: Patent Documentation Center03/05/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20090059265 - Image data processing apparatus and method: An image data processing apparatus including: a reader that reads image data included an image file from an external storage medium, the image data being variable-length coded data of image blocks The reader performs a first reading processing for reading the image data in an arrangement order thereof from a... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090059262 - Image forming apparatus: The one embodiment of present invention provides an image forming apparatus including a memory unit that stores image data, a main control block that causes an image forming section to output an output image onto an output medium on the basis of the image data generated by an image reading... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090059261 - Image processing apparatus and integrated document generating method: An image processing apparatus includes a vectorizing unit configured to convert bitmap image data into vectorized data; an integrated document generating unit configured to generate an integrated document which includes the vectorized data and metadata; an accompanying information extraction unit configured to extract one or more of accompanying information relating... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090059263 - Image processor: An image forming processor includes a generating unit and a correcting unit. The first characteristic quantity data obtaining unit obtains a set of first characteristic quantity data. The receiving unit receives data of an original image. The second characteristic data obtaining unit obtains a set of second characteristic quantity data... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090059260 - Multifunction peripheral: There is provided a multifunction peripheral having a plurality of functions, including: a phone communication unit having a phone communication function; a communication interface to interface the multifunction peripheral with an external device; a processing unit to control operations of the multifunction peripheral; a judgment unit to judge whether external... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090059264 - Multifunctional input/output aparatus, control method thereof, and computer program product: A decoding unit decodes, when original data obtained from an original contains symbolic information that is encoded information of a predetermined operation instruction, the symbolic information to obtain the operation instruction. An executing unit executes an operation indicated by the operation instruction obtained by the decoding unit. A reading unit... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090059259 - Single pass document handler with optimized performance and extensible design: System and methods providing image reading devices having rated throughput capacity substantially equal to half of the rated throughput capacity of the associated printer module. The system includes a plurality of image reading devices, associated buffer storage devices, and a printer module arranged in a fashion allowing for maintaining throughput... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC.
20090059268 - Image forming apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium therefor: The image forming apparatus decodes a two dimensional code within an image and obtains a password; stores the image in a storage unit if the password thus obtained matches a password entered through an operating section; and when an instruction is given by a user to display the image stored... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090059267 - Image forming system, management apparatus, and control methods thereof: An image forming system is provided which controls usage of a plurality of image forming apparatuses connected to a network for each user of the image forming system. Usage of the plurality of image forming apparatuses is permitted or prohibited based on information in a disable flag associated with each... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090059266 - Method of automatically controlling print quality in digital printing: A method of automatically monitoring and controlling print quality in digital printing with a first and second scanner capturing an image from different locations in the printing engine. In an exemplary embodiment, a first scanner captures an image from a surface internal to the print engine while an external scanner... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester
20090059282 - Digital broadcast receiving apparatus and method for controlling the same: A digital broadcast receiving apparatus for receiving a digital broadcast signal including print information, the apparatus being configured to communicate with a printing apparatus and to receive a print request, is provided. The apparatus comprises: a first obtaining unit configured to obtain first information regarding a period of duration of... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090059289 - Display system, display method, and storage medium storing display program: A display system configured to display a print preview of a roll paper image and a print area includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a roll paper width, and a horizontal length of a set paper size, a print-area determination unit for determining a print area based on the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090059277 - Facsimile machine and method for controlling the same: A method for controlling a facsimile machine having a two-sided communication function includes the steps of transporting an original document to a standby position after supplying a front side of the original document to a scanning unit; transporting the original document to the standby position after reversing the original document... Agent: Murata Machinery, Ltd. (muratec) C/o Keating & Bennett LLP
20090059288 - Image communication system and image communication apparatus: m
20090059291 - Image forming apparatus: At the time of changing a communication destination, when there is a registered program referencing a communication destination related to the change, a main control section 11 confirms a user's intention related on whether to reflect in an appropriate registered program the change related to the communication destination, and according... Agent: Jordan And Hamburg LLP
20090059283 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and image forming system: A digital multifunction peripheral includes a communication unit which inputs document image data, a processing circuit which processes the document image data from the communication unit, a print unit which prints an image corresponding to the document image data processed by the processing circuit, and a memory which holds a... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090059292 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling the same, program, storage medium, printing system, and method suitable for the printing system: There is provided an image forming apparatus capable of realizing a trial printing function that minimizes unnecessary consumption of time and supplies. Images that are inputted are accumulated in a memory. An output mode is set and a setting is made as to whether trial printing is to be carried... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20090059287 - Image processing system and control method therefor: An image processing apparatus which permits service providing an image forming that has high priority is selected as an image processing apparatus for storing count information by using service information representing whether each image processing apparatus permits counting the usage of printing materials in order to allow charging of service... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090059280 - Image transmission system, device and method, and recording medium: Personal address books of users are stored in an address server. Each user registers, with the personal address book of his/her own, conditions (transmission conditions) that should be satisfied when other users transmit image data to the user. The conditions are registered in correspondence with addresses of the other users.... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090059290 - Image-forming apparatus and information-processing method: An image-forming apparatus includes a reception unit configured to receive a start instruction and an end instruction entered by a service engineer who performs a maintenance work for the image-forming apparatus. A first holding unit is configured to store first counter information obtained by the image-forming apparatus in a case... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090059279 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: An information processing apparatus using a management code including a plurality of layers to designate a charging destination in performing charging based on a result of processing performed by an image processing apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine whether a conflict exists in print setting items corresponding to... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090059276 - Instruction information management method, instruction information management apparatus, printing apparatus, printing system and computer readable medium: A computer readable medium storing a program causing a computer to execute a process for controlling a printing process, the process including: receiving instruction information including (i) a content of the printing process for printing image data and (ii) identification information of an instruction user instructing the printing process, the... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20090059284 - Job-submission-request apparatus and method: Under circumstances where each of a plurality of servers controls print jobs submitted to at least one output apparatus, jobs intended for the same printer are submitted to the output apparatus in the order of requests made by a user. If there is a print server performing print processing for... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090059294 - Method of delivering facsimile: A method of communicating through facsimiles is disclosed. The method starts by receiving a message and a destination facsimile number from a first user. A unique reply number is allocated and recorded in a pending reply list. The message and the reply number is then transmitted to the destination facsimile... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090059271 - Methods and apparatus for web-based status of facsimile transmissions to electronic storage destinations: A method for a computer includes determining a call-in fax telephone number called by a facsimile transmission device, receiving the facsimile transmission from a facsimile transmission device including a digitized representation of a transmission page including an optical representation of data associated with an e-mail address, determining the data optically,... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090059270 - Planogram extraction based on image processing: Image analysis techniques, including object recognition analysis, are applied to images obtained by one or more image capture devices deployed within inventory environments. The object recognition analysis provides object recognition data (that may include one or more recognized product instances) based on stored product (training) images. In turn, a variety... Agent: Vedder Price PC
20090059293 - Print engine controller for double-buffered processing: A print engine controller for a pagewidth inkjet printer includes an interface for connection to an input data bus to receive page data to be processed prior to printing. A data bus is connected to the interface to communicate data to various circuitry components of the controller. A memory is... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090059272 - Printer auto installation: Tools in the form of apparatuses, systems and methods for automatic installation of a printer or other image forming device are provided. Such tools improve the turnaround time between when a printing device is received and is installed and on-line, ready for use by users.... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20090059278 - Printing setting apparatus, printing apparatus, and recording medium: A printing setting apparatus is disclosed that includes a first part to establish a connection to a printing apparatus; a second part to make a setting with respect to printing of printing data; a third part to add a first ground pattern to the printing data in response to the... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c
20090059285 - Printing system, control method, recording medium, and printing apparatus: There is provided an arrangement that contributes to practical use of a product adapted to generate an instruction adapted to handle information relating to post- processing to be performed on printed material. Specifically, there is provided a printing system including a generation unit adapted to generate an instruction, and a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090059286 - Printing system, controlling method, printing apparatus, and storage medium: A printer is caused to perform a checking print for a job in a case that a predetermined user's instruction is received via a user interface. The printer is caused to perform the checking print for the job without receiving the predetermined user's instruction in a case that the job... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20090059281 - Printing system, printer, host computer, printing system control method, and program: A printing system enables easily recognizing the status of a printing process. The host computer 2 has a print job transmission unit that sends print jobs to a printer, a notification pattern setting unit that sets a notification pattern, and a notification control command transmission unit that sends a notification... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20090059273 - Pull print supporting image forming system, image forming apparatus and image forming method: When a user applies a pull print request by operating an operation panel unit of an image forming apparatus MFP, a server SRV transmits a list of print data stored therein and setting information of each print data to the image forming apparatus MFP. The image forming apparatus MFP receives... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090059274 - Pull print supporting image forming system, image forming method and information processing apparatus directed thereto: When a specific image forming apparatus is selected as an output destination, a CPU reads a printer driver corresponding to the selected image forming apparatus from a printer driver group, and loads the driver in a memory unit or the like. On the contrary, if no specific image forming apparatus... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090059275 - Pull print supporting image forming system, server, computer readable medium storing image forming program and image forming method: A server includes a data converting unit, a converted data storage unit, and a converted data transmitting unit. The data converting unit converts, based on device information of each image forming apparatus, print data to converted data allowing image formation by each image forming apparatus, for each image forming apparatus.... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090059269 - Recording apparatus image supply device and recording system and control method and program thereof: When a print command that designates a layout recording function by its upper layer, and designates a frame print function by its lower layer is transmitted from a camera to a printer, the printer determines a layout print function that prints a plurality of images on a single sheet, based... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090059296 - Image processing apparatus, facsimile machine, and copier: An image processing apparatus includes an attaching portion to which a portable external storage medium can be removably attached, an output unit arranged to output image information, a writing unit arranged to store set output conditions and an image storage file in which the image information is stored in the... Agent: Murata Machinery, Ltd. (muratec) C/o Keating & Bennett LLP
20090059295 - Plotting device and image data creation method: When a pixel pitch formed on a substrate is different from a micro mirror read pitch, image data is stored as divided image data having continuous memory addresses in a memory. It is possible to read data from the divided image data by memory read means rapidly (in a short... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090059297 - Calibration method for image rendering device and image rendering device: A calibration method for an image rendering device is provided which calibrates offset in the direction around an optical axis of an alignment camera and enables improvement of the accuracy of correction of image rendering offset relative to an image rendering medium. A calibration reference mark is photographed by an... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090059299 - Image processing method: A technology that enables accurate position specification on an image displayed on a screen to perform processing and correction of the image data is provided. When the image is printed on a sheet on which a dot pattern is printed, a reference point of the image on the display device... Agent: Smith Patent Office
20090059300 - Printing apparatus, data generation apparatus, printing method, data generation method, and storage medium: A printing apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine whether objects overlap one another by analyzing print data, and a printing unit configured, if it is determined by the determination unit that the objects overlap one another, to separately print an image obtained before the objects overlap one another... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090059298 - Simultaneous printing of pages from multiple jobs: A workflow system (100) prints jobs (102) by producing a layout (106) of pages selected from job queue (103) and providing the layout (106) to a printing process (111). Efficient layouts (106) can be quickly produced by selecting pages based on layout criteria, ordering them according to a prioritization scheme... Agent: David A. Novais Patent Legal Staff
20090059301 - System for interaction with computer system: A system for enabling user interaction with a computer system is provided having a printer for printing, upon receiving print data generated by the computer system, a form printed with information related to at least one interactive element and coded data that is at least partially indicative of the at... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090059245 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus for performing an image formation by synthesizing an additional image to image data, comprises: an image forming section that performs an image formation on a sheet; a display section that displays an additional image to be added to image data; and a control section that displays,... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090059246 - Image forming apparatus having a plurality of image forming units, initial adjustment method for the image forming apparatus, and computer readable medium recording program for causing the image forming apparatus to perform initial adjustment: An image forming apparatus includes a main body storage part, a determination part, and an initial adjustment part. The first image forming unit includes a first storage part storing first information indicative of whether or not an initial adjustment of the first image forming unit has been completed. The determination... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090059247 - Information processing apparatus and control method thereof: There is provided an image processing apparatus that generates print data for printing by an inkjet printing apparatus, based on a rendering command group that includes a rendering command for a vector image, comprising: a determination unit which determines, for each rendering command included in the rendering command group, whether... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090059248 - Inkjet printing apparatus and processing method therefor: A printing apparatus prints by scanning a print head having the first nozzle array of a plurality of nozzles corresponding to the first dot size and the second nozzle array of a plurality of nozzles corresponding to the second dot size different from the first dot size. Each nozzle array... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090059253 - Color gamut data creating device: A color gamut data creating device includes a target plane determining unit. The measurement points are defined in a color space. The color space has an achromatic axis and an axis perpendicular to the achromatic axis. The target plane determining unit further determines a plurality of target planes. Each target... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090059258 - Image forming apparatus: Test print images are created as focusing on one image quality mode among a plurality of image quality modes that are provided in advance according to the type of document and with high practical needs such as text mode, photo mode, text/photo mode containing both text and photographs, etc. The... Agent: Jordan And Hamburg LLP
20090059249 - Image forming apparatus, maintenance management method thereof and image forming management system: An image forming apparatus for forming the image based on the image information on the prescribed surface of the transfer material, having an image forming section 8 to form benchmarks for image position identification at prescribed positions on the sheet, benchmark sensors 11 and 12 to detect the position of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090059255 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image processing method: A dividing unit divides image data that is formed with a plurality of pixels each including an image dot in a main scanning direction and a sub scanning direction in units of pixel, and divides a target pixel, which is a pixel to be corrected from among divided pixels, into... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090059257 - Image processing device capable of preventing needless printing: An image processing device includes a first image inputting unit, a second image inputting unit, an image processing unit, and a restriction control unit. The first image inputting that inputs a first image. The second image inputting unit inputs a second image. The image processing unit performs a prescribed process... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090059256 - Image processing device outputting image for selecting sample image for image correction: An image processing device includes an original image inputting unit, an original-image characteristic quantity data determining unit, an outputting unit, a selecting unit, and a correcting unit. The original image inputting unit is configured so as to be capable of inputting an original image. The original-image characteristic quantity data determining... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090059251 - Image processing device performing image correction by using a plurality of sample images: An image processing device includes a first image inputting unit, a comprehensive first characteristic quantity data determining unit, a second image inputting unit, a second characteristic quantity data determining unit, and an image correcting unit. The first image inputting unit is configured so as to be capable of inputting a... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090059250 - Image processing system, image forming apparatus, and control method therefor: An image processing system having a document reading unit, a printing unit, and a generating unit configured to generate print data used to print by the printing unit, the system comprising: a grouping designation unit configured to group the print data; a storage unit configured to store a plurality of... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090059252 - Stable emissive toner composition system and method: An emissive toner composition for producing an emissive image component of an image indicia on a substrate. The emissive toner composition includes a photoluminescent agent, a charge control agent, and one or more additives, each selected and present in an amount such that when the toner composition is printed to... Agent: Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC
20090059254 - Tint block image generation program and tint block image generation device: A tint block image generation program causes a computer to execute a tint block image generation step of generating tint block image data. The tint block image generation step comprises a step of acquiring camouflage pattern data that has multi-grayscales exceeding two grayscales; a step of generating corrected camouflage pattern... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20090059303 - Image processing method and printing apparatus: N rasters of multi-valued data indicating a halftone image is input to a buffer and a pixel of interest to be quantized is quantized for the input multi-valued data. Furthermore, error of a quantized pixel is distributed to peripheral pre-quantization pixels including pre-quantization pixels in a raster of pixels quantized... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090059302 - Image processor, image formation device, image processing method, and computer-readable medium: An image processor includes: a gradation value acquisition unit that acquires a gradation value of a pixel of interest which is a pixel sequentially selected as a target of a binarization process from input image data represented by pixels of M gradations, wherein M≧3; and a pattern determination unit that... Agent: Gauthier & Connors, LLP
20090059304 - Method of generating patterns representing a halftone image: A method is described for generating patterns representing a halftone image, said method comprising the generation of a first set of patterns consisting of lines and curves dimensionally modulated so as to produce variations in tones reproducing the halftones of the image using an intaglio rendering technique. The method comprises... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090059305 - Apparatus and method for integrating print preview with data modeling document editing: A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to supply, in an editor mode, a first set of data modeling objects in a document. A user request to enter a print preview mode is accepted. The print preview mode is entered while the editor mode remains active. The document is... Agent: Sap Global C/o Cooley Godward Kronish LLP William S. Galliani
20090059306 - Image forming apparatus and method of controlling the same: An image forming apparatus includes a hyper print video controller (HPVC) to generate video data from input data, an engine controller to compensate for a dot offset of the video data and to output the dot offset-compensated video data, and a laser scanning unit to perform a print operation according... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20090059307 - Method of embedding a plurality of different two-dimensional codes in an image: The purpose of the present invention is to prevent a two-dimensional code to be additionally embedded from corrupting a two-dimensional code which has been embedded when a document in which the two-dimensional code has been embedded is copied or when a document in which the two-dimensional code has been embedded... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090059308 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a determining section for determining if a value indicative of a size of the background portion in the background pattern is smaller than a predetermined threshold value; and a background pattern correcting section which corrects the background portion and the latent image portion, when the... Agent: Casella & Hespos
20090059309 - Document and method of producing a document: A physical document comprising a human-readable part and a machine-readable part, wherein the machine-readable part comprises markup that describes information on at least one of the document and data within the human-readable part.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090059310 - Methods and apparatus for facsimile transmissions to electronic storage destinations including embedded barcode fonts: A method for a computer includes determining a call-in fax telephone number called by a facsimile transmission device, receiving the facsimile transmission from a facsimile transmission device including a digitized representation of a transmission page including an optical representation of data associated with an e-mail address, determining the data optically,... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090059311 - Printer calibration: A method of calibrating a printing device includes storing current calibration data in the printing device; and modifying each incoming print job using the calibration data stored in the printing device. A printing device having a calibration function includes a memory storing current calibration data in the printing device; and... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090059312 - Image data processing apparatus and method: An image data processing apparatus includes: a reader that reads image data included an image file in an arrangement order thereof from a storage medium, the image data being coded data of image blocks obtained by dividing an image in a main scanning direction and a sub scanning direction and... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090059316 - Enhanced scanner design: Improved scanner designs are provided to improve imaging and reduce errors during the scanning process. Embodiments disclosed include, for example, the use of dual cameras to improve imagery and reduce the scanner enclosure size, synchronized lighting techniques during the scanning sequence, shielded lens for the camera scanner, a scanner enclosed... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.A.
20090059315 - Image reading apparatus: A control unit inputs a control signal depending on whether reading at a high resolution is selected or reading at a low resolution is selected in an image reading unit. A first delay circuit and a second delay circuit output image data that is captured by a first CCD line... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090059317 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus is configured to read an image of a document. The image reading apparatus includes a main body, a document receiving surface configured to receive a document to be read, an operation panel disposed on the main body and a document cover configured to move between a... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689
20090059314 - Scanning method for scanning device communicating with computer: A scanning method for a scanning device communicating with a computer is provided. The scanning method comprises the following steps: executing a scanning program of a computer to connect a scanning device to the computer; initiating a scanning operation by the scanning device; performing the scanning operation by the scanning... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090059313 - Sheet feeding mechanism with duplex print function and related printer: A sheet feeding mechanism having a pickup roller, a switch device, and a gear set is disclosed. The pickup roller drives a recording material to a first path, and the recording material proceeds from the first path to a second path or from a third path to a fourth path... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090059318 - Pen-shaped scanning device having a region identity sensor: Provided is a pen-shaped scanning device for scanning a surface having coded data disposed thereon which is substantially invisible to the average unaided human eye. The device is configured to determine at least two dimensions of a rotational orientation of the sensing device relative to the surface, the coded data... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090059319 - Image reading device: An image reading device to read an image carried on a document, including: an image reading section to read an image carried on a document; a polygonal member, mounted to face the image reading section, and spaced from the image reading section at a predetermined distance, the polygonal member includes... Agent: Cameron Kerrigan Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090059320 - Magnification controlling system used in an image forming apparatus: A magnification controlling system used in an image forming apparatus has a sensor module for reading a first image and a second image form a document conveyed in a predetermined speed. The first and second images are converted into a base and a reference image by an A/D converter. A... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20090059322 - Gray balance calibration of an imaging system: One aspect of the disclosure is directed to a calibration system. The calibration system includes a given imaging device including a predetermined print engine capable of being calibrated and a calibration sheet. The calibration sheet includes at least one visible calibration reference region including a given mix of one or... Agent: Anthony L. Miele Miele Law Group PC
20090059321 - System and method for generating color-correct scanned image files in a network environment: Present systems and methods provide for the creation of scanned image files accurately which accurate represent the colors of scanned color image prints. A scanner can be calibrated using a calibration server which receives a scanned calibration target image file and compares color values data therein with known reference values... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester
20090059323 - Color image forming apparatus and color image correcting method: According to the present invention, there is provided a color image forming apparatus which includes image forming units forming images, each for each color component, and superimposes the images of the color components on one another to form a color image. The image forming apparatus includes a scan line changing... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090059325 - Optical scanning device, image display device and retinal scanning display: An optical scanning device is constituted without using any arc sin θ correction lens, while maintaining quality of an image. In the optical scanning device, a clock cycle of an actually-used dot clock corresponding to the scanning direction of an optical flux exhibits an error equal to or less than... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090059324 - Signal generator, image reading device, and image forming apparatus: A clock-signal generating unit generates temporally-continuous clock signals. A spread-spectrum clock-signal generating unit generates a spread-spectrum clock signal by modulating a frequency spectrum of a clock signal generated by the clock-signal generating unit. A signal delaying unit generates a fixed delay unaffected by a spread spectrum from the spread-spectrum clock... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090059326 - Color space conversion apparatus and method for controlling the same: A color space conversion apparatus and a method of controlling the same, the color space conversion apparatus including: a first color space conversion unit to convert a first color space into a first Lab color space; a second color space conversion unit to convert a second color space into a... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLPPrevious industry: Optics: measuring and testing
Next industry: Optical: systems and elements
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