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Facsimile and static presentation processing April category listing, related patent applications 04/09

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04/30/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20090109448 - Electrostatic charge image developing carrier, electrostatic charge image developer, electrostatic charge image developer cartridge, process cartridge, image forming method and image forming apparatus: An electrostatic charge image developing carrier includes: a magnetic particle; and a resin coating layer that covers a surface of the magnetic particle with a resin, the resin coating layer containing an acid having a cyclic diterpene structure and either of carbon black or nigrosine dispersed therein.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090109460 - Using application side truetype or other outline fonts to create specialty imaging fonts on digital front-end: A document printing method includes receiving a print job of electronic document data representing a document including a security character string with at least one character defined in the electronic document data in terms of a security mark creation font. The security mark creation font is a scalable outline based... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20090109462 - Image forming apparatus and management system: An image forming apparatus is provided that holds counter information obtained by integrating a consumption of a consumable that depends on usage of service provided by the image forming apparatus. A log corresponding to the usage of the service is set in job log information with a synchronization flag set... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090109463 - Multi-function peripherals: A multi-function peripheral includes a casing, a scanning module and a printing module. The casing has a recording media path. The scanning module is located on the recording media path for selectively scanning recording media fed into the casing from the recording media path. The printing module also is located... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20090109461 - Portable electronic faxing, scanning, copying, and printing device: A lightweight, battery operated, portable, personal electronic device capable of faxing, scanning, printing and copying media as a standalone device or in cooperation with other electronic devices including PCs, mobile telephones, PDAs, etc. is provided. The device automatically detects the presence of fax-capable devices and reconfigures the software for compatibility... Agent: Law Offices Of Rita C. Chipperson

20090109465 - Controlling page scans: A system may include a tracking module that is arranged and configured to track usage of a device, a command module that is arranged and configured to generate a command to control page scans, where the command to control the page scans is based on the usage of the device,... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global

20090109475 - Data processing apparatus and data processing method: In order to display the more detailed print status of an electronic document having a tree structure, information about the tree structure is added to a print command. Furthermore, for information management, the information about the tree structure is associated with a corresponding page.... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090109470 - Data transmission apparatus and method: A data transmission apparatus acquires transmission processing information that includes a transmission destination for transmitting data, notification information related to transmission of data to the transmission destination, and a notification destination for notifying the notification information. The data transmission apparatus transmits data to the transmission destination included in the transmission... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090109468 - Document printing techniques: We describe a portable paperless electronic printer for displaying a printed document on an electronic paper display. The paperless electronic printer includes an input to receive print data from an output of a printer driver of a computerised electronic device, a non-volatile electrophoretic display to provide an electronic paper display... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090109479 - Form generation system and form generation method: Embodiments of the invention relate to a form management system that generates a form ID of the form to be created, on the basis of a form data ID, which is generated based on a template ID generated from a form template and form data to be overlaid thereon. In... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090109466 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: A technology is provided that suppresses a noise that an image forming apparatus makes in the course of an operation thereof from interfering with a user who is watching television. When a printer 203 receives a print command, the printer 203 performs a print job as per a normal mode... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090109476 - Image forming apparatus, printing system, printing method and program: To print, by discriminating a second user, print data unprintable by first user's printing authority, a control method for an image forming apparatus, printing print data specified by user discrimination information, comprises: reading discrimination information; obtaining printing authority information corresponding to first user discrimination information for discriminating a first user... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090109474 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes an input unit configured to obtain image data and to perform an input process on the image data to produce input image data, an input filter configured to control the input process performed by the input unit, an output unit configured to perform an output... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090109485 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus is connected to a specific network for processing an image according to image information input to the image processing apparatus. The image processing apparatus includes an apparatus information storage unit for storing apparatus information of other apparatus connected to the network; an inquiry unit for inquiring... Agent: Kubotera & Associates, LLC

20090109471 - Image processing apparatus and application executing method: An image forming apparatus simplifies function customization or expansion, and enables accurate reproduction of conditions attached to a stored document without causing a strong dependency among individual components when the stored document is reutilized. The image processing apparatus includes a first filter that controls a data input process, and a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090109483 - Image processing apparatus and application execution method: A disclosed image processing apparatus includes one or more input units each configured to input data subject to image processing; one or more output units each configured to output a result of the image processing; a first filter configured to control input from a corresponding one of the input units;... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090109478 - Image processing apparatus, workflow registering method, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus, in which an operator can register a workflow with an easy operation, the usage of a routine task function can thus be facilitated, and the work efficiency of the operator can be improved. A plurality of functions for an image processing are provided with the image... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090109482 - Image processing device and method of the same: An image processing device comprises an operation module configured to input designation settings of a designated transmission destination of image data, an approved transmission destination information storage sector configured to store approved transmission destination information including transmission destinations that have been approved for receiving the image data, and a controller... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20090109472 - Image transmission system: The subject matter of the present invention described herein is an image transmission system in which an image transmission apparatus uses configuration that has been set in a server. The image transmission apparatus acquires identifiers from the server, and displays the identifiers on a UI screen based on the acquired... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090109480 - Information processing apparatus and control method: In the case of disposing regions of various sizes within a page, many blank areas appear and a layout result that is visually attractive could not be obtained. Therefore the present invention determines the starting position of a new row or column, using the difference in sizes of the multiple... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090109484 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: An information processing apparatus and an information processing method capable of easily customizing and expanding a function are disclosed. The disclosed information processing apparatus includes a parts controlling unit causing software parts to execute a process based on connecting relationships each related to input/output of information between plural software parts;... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090109481 - Information processing apparatus, method for information processing, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store shared printer drivers classified into a plurality of product categories each including one or more printing apparatuses, and correspondence information between the shared printer drivers and the printing apparatuses, an acquisition unit configured to acquire product specifying information for... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090109473 - Information processing device, information processing method, and computer-readable storage medium: An application obtains printer capability information from a printer driver. Subsequently, the application obtains the text string information corresponding to a function based on the printer capability information obtained from the printer driver. Subsequently, the application performs instructions for displaying the characters of the function displayed on a printer driver... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090109469 - Office machine and fax receiving mode switch method thereof: A fax receiving mode switch method of an office machine connecting with at least one host device, via a network and communicating with an external fax machine, is provided with: requesting a response to the at least one host device; and switching a mode of the office machine based on... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090109464 - Print options for productivity: In an embodiment, a document processing application selects, based on an objective for a print job, one or more document processing devices and/or one or more parameter values for processing the print job. The objective may be selected by a user. Examples of objectives for a print job include fastest... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20090109477 - Server apparatus, management system, and method: A server apparatus configured to manage log information corresponding to job information transmitted from a host computer to a printer includes a storage unit storing the log information received in a temporary storage area, an issue unit configured to issue identification information identifying the log information, a generation unit configured... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090109467 - System for generating print data providing interaction with computer software: A system for enabling user interaction with computer software. The includes a computer system for determining information related to an interactive element, determining an identity indicative of the interactive element, determining a layout defining an arrangement for at least one of coded data indicative of the identity and the information,... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090109486 - Printer, control method of a printer and computer-readable recording medium: In a printer, when a file is received from a personal computer connected by way of a USB port, an ordinary storage region in a FLASH ROM is recognized as a removable drive by the personal computer, which disables the writing management by a management table for managing the writing... Agent: Day Pitney LLP

20090109487 - Printing apparatus, data storage medium, interface device, printer control method, and interface control method: An interface device backs up printer settings and operating history data of printer so that the settings and history data can be easily restored. A nonvolatile memory 109 in the printer 101 stores printer settings data. Commands from a host 161 are passed by the interface device 131 and received... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20090109488 - Method of printing photograph and advertisement using photo-printer: Provided is a method of printing a photograph and an advertisement via a photo-printer by using a photograph/advertisement printing system, wherein the advertisement is printed on outer portions of a printing paper, which are portions of the paper on which the photograph is not printed. The method includes: preparing an... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20090109489 - Page of a print work with a foldable indicator section for marking the page: A page of a print work has a foldable indicator section for marking the page, wherein the indicator section, in the folded state, at least partially protrudes beyond a page edge. To provide a page of a print work and a print work which enables marking of the page without... Agent: Bachman & Lapointe, P.C.

20090109450 - Image forming system and information processing device and method employed in the system: An image forming system is provided that uses printing apparatus groups each consisting of a plurality of printing apparatuses. The printing apparatuses hold print heads each provided with nozzles arrayed in a predetermined direction, are arranged two-dimensionally to cooperate with each other in printing rasters extending in the predetermined direction.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090109449 - Image processing apparatus for printing image, image processing method, and computer program: An image processing apparatus for printing an image by recording a plural kinds of ink dots having different sizes on a print medium includes a print image placement acquiring unit which acquires placement of print images on the print medium, in which the print images are to be printed on... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090109451 - Color conversion apparatus and color conversion method: A color conversion apparatus includes: an original data analyzing unit configured to extract background color information of an original and color information of a character and line drawing object on the background; a background color changing unit configured to change the background color of the original when necessary, on the... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090109452 - Color conversion table generation apparatus and color conversion table generation method: A color conversion table generation apparatus includes black-maintenance-provisional-output generating means for generating provisional CMYK values, black-maintenance-degree evaluating means for calculating an index indicating a degree of black maintenance and evaluating a degree of black maintenance on the basis of a result of the calculation, black-maintenance-CMY searching means for fixing a... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090109453 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes an electrophotographic printer including a printer controller that performs an image processing on image data into which a page description language is developed and outputs the data to a printer engine, and the printer engine to perform printing of an image based on the image... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090109456 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer readable medium recording a printing data generation program: An image forming apparatus that uses a plurality of colorants for image formation and performs the image formation based on bitmap data in which each pixel has a gradation value of each color of the colorants, includes: a correction unit which executes a correction processing of correcting gradation values with... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090109458 - Image processing apparatus and application executing method: An image processing apparatus includes an input part to input data which is a target of an image processing, an output part to output a result of the image processing, a first filter to control an input process of data from the input part depending on the input part, and... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20090109455 - Method and apparatus for improving data entry for a form: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that improves data entry for a form with one or more fields. During operation, the system displays both a printed representation of the form as well as an enhanced representation of the form that displays an enhanced view of the form's... Agent: Pvf -- Intuit, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20090109457 - Printing method and information processing apparatus for transmitting printing instruction to printing apparatus: A printing method for performing printing of paper having a user entry field, which is a region into which a user performs writing after printing is performed, includes setting a transparent recording material setting for the user entry field; and causing a printing unit to perform recording, by using a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090109459 - Processing print jobs: Methods for processing print jobs include flagging, or not, to-be-printed objects having PDL-specified math or logic functions requiring hard processing operations, such as two or more inputs. The math or logic functions preferably reside in ink attributes of display list objects corresponding to the to-be-printed objects. To-be-printed pages of the... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090109454 - System and method for selectively printing color content of a page with a reduced color gamut: A system and method for selectively printing color content of a page with a reduced color gamut. The system includes a detection module, a printing mode module, and a conversion module. The detection module is configured to detect a color object in the page and the printing mode module exists... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)

20090109490 - Method of producing improved lenticular images: An image comprising a plurality of interlaced images is provided, the image is halftone processed according to one or more processes, and the image is printed, for example, using an inkjet printer. The image is halftone processed according a predetermined function depending at least in part on a gray scale... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery

20090109491 - Raw-quality processing of non-raw images: Technologies, methods, and systems for generating and maintaining profile information with processed image data, and for enabling scene-referred high-fidelity adjustments to non-raw, processed image data.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090109492 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium storing image processing program: An image area detecting portion detects an area (image area) in a sheet subjected to printing where characters and images take up. A pattern creating portion creates a copy prevention pattern in such a manner that a latent image is embedded only to a detected image area with respect to... Agent: Casella & Hespos

20090109493 - Image processing apparatus, method for controlling image processing apparatus, and computer-readable medium: An image processing apparatus includes a color removing unit, a determining unit, and a preventing unit. The color removing unit is configured to remove a specified color from an input image. The determining unit is configured to determine whether information is embedded in the input image. The preventing unit is... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090109494 - Synchronization of image capture settings: A tool may be provided that may allow a first party (e.g., a sending bank) to synchronize its image scan settings with unknown image assessment standards of a second party (e.g., a recipient bank). However, such a tool may be used within a single party that performs both scanning and... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd Attorneys For Client Number 007131

20090109495 - Methods and apparatus to route fax calls in an internet protocol (ip) multimedia subsystem (ims) network: Methods and apparatus to route fax calls in an Internet protocol (IP) multimedia subsystem (IMS) network are disclosed. An example method comprises receiving a message including a called party number and a media description at an IMS network and determining if the media description is associated with a fax protocol.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hfz Attn. Patent Docketing

20090109496 - Image reading device and image forming device: In an image reading device, a reading unit scans first rectangle regions located within a maximum reading area equivalent to a maximum size of a document that can be scanned and acquires image data from the first rectangle regions. A transporting unit moves the reading unit to the first rectangle... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090109497 - Image processing method and computer readable medium therefor: An image processing method includes steps of acquiring a first two-dimensional parallelogram image, creating a second two-dimensional parallelogram image by dividing the first image into two figures by a line along a predetermined scanning direction and joining together respective sides of the two figures corresponding to an upper base and... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090109498 - Electronic document reading devices: We describe a method of displaying one or more pages of a document on an electronic document reading device using a second, computerised electronic device, the method comprising: running a document display management program on said second electronic device; using said management program to invoke an application running on said... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090109500 - Image reading apparatus and control method therefor, as well as storage medium: An image reading apparatus capable of increasing the detection accuracy of the size of an original and eliminating the need for an image sensor dedicated to detection of the size of an original. A first reading unit has a first light source disposed on one side of a conveyance path... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090109499 - Scanner having driven member tension: An apparatus in an example comprises a guide, a driven member, and a carriage. Tension in the driven member generates a moment that biases the carriage against the guide.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090109501 - Contact image sensor and image forming apparatus: A contact image sensor comprises a housing, a light source provided on the upper part of the housing to irradiate light to a document, lenses arranged in the housing and provided at least on an entering side and an outgoing side to focus reflected light from a reading position of... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20090109503 - Apparatus, method, and computer program product for processing image: An image processing apparatus includes an address specifying unit, a reading unit, a writing unit, and a shifting unit. The address specifying unit specifies an address in a storage device that stores therein pixel data of an image. The reading unit reads the pixel data from the address by a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090109502 - Image processing apparatus, image scanning apparatus, and image processing method: In an image processing apparatus, an inclination detecting unit acquires, with respect to each line of image data, positions of a left edge pixel and a right edge pixel that are positioned at a boundary between an original document and a background. A feature point position is acquired based on... Agent: Murata Machinery, Ltd. (muratec) C/o Keating & Bennett LLP

20090109504 - Image-capturing apparatus and image-capturing system: The present invention prevents units from becoming unbalanced and falling over when an image-capturing unit is opened over an image-forming unit when an image-forming unit, image-capturing unit and document-feeding unit are stacked over each other in order. The image-capturing unit is rotatably linked to the top of the image-forming unit... Agent: Judge Patent Associates

20090109505 - Method and system for improved sensing with robustness to banding for rendering devices: For a selected class of functions, which describe most typical banding variations, the average response can be found by sampling at only 2Nth locations, where N is the number of different frequencies of significant banding. This approach makes use of the fact that in most applications the banding frequencies of... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20090109506 - Double-side scanning device: A double-side scanning device includes glass platforms having an upper glass platform and a lower glass platform separated apart form each other to define a sheet-passage. Each of the glass platforms is divided into a scanning area and a light penetrating area. Light sources include a first light source disposed... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090109507 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer readable medium recording a printing data generation program: An image forming apparatus that uses a plurality of colorants for image formation and performs the image formation based on bitmap data in which each pixel has a gradation value of each color of the colorants, includes: a correction unit which executes a correction processing of correcting gradation values with... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090109508 - Image processing method, program for image processing, and image processing apparatus: An image processing method for generating a gradation image, including the steps of: (a) acquiring a coordinate of a start point, a color value of the start point, a coordinate of an end point, and a color value of the end point; (b) setting either the number of pixels between... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090109509 - Image processor and image processing method: The present invention provides an image processor and an image processing method which can minimize variation of color tone or density in an image after screen processing, even if semi-transparency has been specified. The image processor of the present invention generates semi-transparent image data by overlaying a semi-transparent object on... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090109510 - Methods and apparatus for efficient sheetside bitmap processing using meta-data information: Methods and apparatus for using meta-data structures to represent portions of a bitmap memory when generating the sheetside image and when generating a compressed representation of the sheetside image. A table of meta-data structures is maintained with each structure corresponding to a portion of the bitmap memory. Data objects representing... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

  
04/23/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20090103123 - Label data creating apparatus, label data creating method, and computer program product: In a case wherein a rolled sheet loaded in a tape printer is a non-fixed length rolled sheet, the CPU of the computer device displays a layout edit window which is set to a free length print mode on a display screen of a display. If the free length/fixed length... Agent: Day Pitney LLP

20090103125 - Decoding apparatus, image processing apparatus, recording medium, and decoding method: An acquiring unit divides one line of image data in a main scan direction into blocks for every n consecutive pixels to acquire compressed pixel data generated by compressing each of the divided blocks. A first switching unit alternately switches a first or second data retaining unit defined as a... Agent: Gauthier & Connors, LLP

20090103126 - Image forming apparatus which supports internet protocol (ip) management and method thereof: An image forming apparatus including a network interface unit to connect to a terminal, and an IP management unit to control the network interface unit to set a new IP address to be a main IP address and set the current IP address to be a sub IP address, if... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090103130 - Image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus control method, program, and storage medium: An object of the present invention is to provide an image forming apparatus which can guarantee the originality of a document consisting of a plurality of pages. To achieve the object, an image forming apparatus of the present invention includes an extracting unit that extracts fiber information from paper media;... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090103124 - Image forming apparatus, mobile device, and control method therefor: This invention further improves the operability of a mobile device by changing the operation screen of the mobile device in accordance with the operation status of the mobile device or that of an image forming apparatus in a communicable state when the mobile device and image forming apparatus become communicable... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090103129 - Image processing device and imaging device, and method and program for controlling same: A technique of directly and simply operating image data stored in an external storage device using a camera is provided. To accomplish this, an image processing device connectable to a network, comprises a connection unit configured to connect to an imaging device, an acquisition unit configured to acquire image data... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090103134 - Information display apparatus, information display method and information display program: An information display apparatus includes a touch panel, and a storage/management unit for storing objects input from the touch panel and other information. The storage/management unit includes a memory space (22) for temporarily storing a display object among the input objects, a memory space (24) for temporarily storing a print... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090103128 - Job processing system and method thereof and storage medium, and program: It is confirmed whether or not a job that instructs the execution of multiple processes using the XML language includes a process that cannot be executed by a job processing unit, and in the case where it has been confirmed that the job includes a process that cannot be executed... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090103133 - Method for producing print products and system for ordering print products: A method for producing a print product is described where the product is defined by a master manuscript, ordered by an ordering system for print products and printed according to the print manuscript, in addition, an ordering system is described for print which includes a definition module for defining a... Agent: Ursula B. Day Law Firm Of Ursula B. Day

20090103127 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for compiling information for use in a command script for a product dispensing system: Information for use in a command script for a product dispensing system is compiled by sniffing packets associated with a print job that contains information associated with a product to be dispensed, filtering the packets so as to remove fields not associated with the print job, and combining the filtered... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090103131 - Monitoring system, image processing apparatus, and method for request processing: A first image processing apparatus detects pressing of a call button, and issues call-button pressing identifying information serving as request identifying information. The first image processing apparatus searches for another image processing apparatus, and when detecting a second image processing apparatus, the first image processing apparatus transmits the issued call-button... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090103132 - Printing system, printing apparatus, print setting method and recording medium: A printing system has a terminal apparatus and a printing apparatus that are interconnected via a network. The terminal apparatus includes an obtainer that gains access to the printing apparatus and obtains print setting screen data stored in the printing apparatus, a display that displays on itself a print setting... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090103135 - Usb print: The present invention is directed to a system and user interface wherein a multifunction copier, equipped with a Universal Serial Bus port, accepts data directly from a USB-Data Storage Device (USB-DSD) for the purpose of printing, e-mailing, and faxing. The system contains a copier containing a computer-controller having at least... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP

20090103136 - Usb print: The present invention is directed to a system and user interface wherein a multifunction copier, equipped with a Universal Serial Bus port, accepts data directly from a USB-Data Storage Device (USB-DSD) for the purpose of printing, e-mailing, and faxing. The system contains a copier containing a computer-controller having at least... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP

20090103137 - Information processing apparatus, method, program, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a first information acquisition unit, a second information acquisition unit, a third information acquisition unit, and an information embedder. The first information acquisition unit obtains target information. The second information acquisition unit obtains given information to be embedded in the target information. The third information... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090103138 - Image forming indicating terminal and image forming indicating method: An image forming indicating terminal of an example of the invention includes a storage unit to store a first print condition, an input unit to input a second print condition when printing of data is executed, a calculation unit to calculate the second print condition inputted by the input unit,... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090103114 - Multifunction printer and method for confirming preview image: A multifunction printer including a display unit configured to display a preview image in which a finished image and an image of a finishing option which have an effect on the finished image are combined; a correction unit configured to correct a position of the finished image in the preview... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090103115 - Image printing apparatus and method of adjusting and correcting main-scanning offset in image printing apparatus: This invention is directed to an image printing apparatus which can print images without any halfway offset or obverse/reverse pixel offset at a low cost. An image printing apparatus includes a clock generating section which generates a dot clock as the basis of each pixel forming an image, an image... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090103118 - Color conversion apparatus: A determination unit of a color conversion apparatus refers to Pure Gray allowance designation information supplied from outside. In a case where the Pure Gray allowance designation information is forcible Enable to unconditionally allow Pure Gray, the Pure Gray is determined to be Enable. In a case of forcible Disable... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090103121 - Density calculating apparatus, density setting apparatus, density calculating program storage medium, and density setting program storage medium: A density calculating apparatus includes: an image data acquisition section that acquires print image data representing a print image; a place designating section that designates a place on the print image; and a target color acquisition section that acquires a target color of a color of the place. The apparatus... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090103122 - Density calculating apparatus, density setting apparatus, density calculating program storage medium, and density setting program storage medium: A density calculating apparatus includes: an image data acquisition section that acquires print image data representing a print image; a place designating section that designates a place on the print image; and a target color acquisition section that acquires a target color of a color of the place. The apparatus... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090103120 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer readable medium recording a printing data generation program: An image forming apparatus using a plurality of colorants for image formation, includes a generation unit which generates bitmap data, in which each pixel has a gradation value of each color of the colorants, with respect to an object of the image formation; a classification unit which classifies the pixels... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090103119 - Image forming apparatus, output method of color image and control program thereof: An image forming apparatus including an image acquisition section which acquires a color image; a memory section which stores a first table correlating a specific color with a symbol indicating the specific color; a color discrimination section which discriminates a color on the basis of color information of each portion... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090103116 - Image processing apparatus: When one or both of color conversion data for chromatic colors and color conversion data for achromatic colors are rewritten, attribute information of the color conversion data for chromatic colors or the color conversion data for achromatic colors is updated and this attribute information is displayed on a display.... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090103117 - Image processing apparatus: Color conversion data used in converting an image signal into color information represented by color materials is saved in a color-conversion-data saving unit and, when the color conversion data is rewritten, before rewriting of the color conversion data, the color conversion data is copied to an area different from an... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090103139 - Formation of picture image having gradation expressed by fill area and one-line image data: A gradation conversion process section converts gradation made up of a plurality of filled regions and filling colors thereof into one-line image data of a filled region into which the plurality of filled regions is unified. A data transmitting process section transmits the one-line image data to a data reception... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090103140 - Apparatus and method for imformation burying: A dot pattern including a set of plural dots arranged substantially periodically is formed. When positions of the plural dots are shifted dot by dot, a combination of an amount and a direction of shift of dot positions to be shifted is changed. A pattern obtained by repeating, for each... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090103141 - Method for adaptively screening continuous tone originals: The invention relates to printing, to facsimile and publishing techniques, in particular to picture reproducing systems capable to form two optical parameter levels, only. Said invention makes it possible to increase a fine detail reproduction accuracy, in particular, strokes on a screen copy and to more fully use a printing... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090103142 - Method and apparatus for reducing aliasing artifacts in scans of screen printed originals: Method and apparatus of reducing aliasing when scanning a screen printed document including removing high frequency image information at the input of an image sensor prior to scanning. Removing high frequency image information increases the effective sampling frequency of the scanner thereby reducing the effects of aliasing by. Removal of... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090103143 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus has a document reader for reading an image from a document and generating image data. A determining section determines whether the read document is color or monochromatic. An area separator separates a character area in the image data generated by the document reader and generates area... Agent: Casella & Hespos

20090103144 - Image forming apparatus to set wallpaper and method thereof: An image forming apparatus to set a wallpaper includes providing a user interface (UI) for wallpaper editing of each program, and changing and displaying a wallpaper of a respective program according to items selected from the UI. Accordingly, a user-desired wallpaper is applied to each widget program used according to... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090103146 - Image reading apparatus and image reading method: An image reading apparatus includes a sensor section which includes a color line sensor which reads a color image and a monochrome line sensor which reads a monochrome image provided in parallel with and a specific distance away from the color line sensor, an input section which inputs a document... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090103145 - Recording medium and recording apparatus: A recording medium includes lenticules and a guided portion guided by a guide portion which is provided in a supporter for supporting the recording medium provided on a recording apparatus carrying out a recording on the recording medium, so that the recording medium is guided in a predetermined conveying direction.... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090103147 - Image formation apparatus: A disclosed image formation apparatus includes: a manual paper feed unit supplying a recording material; an image formation unit receiving the recording material from the manual paper feed unit; an image removal device removing an image recorded on the recording material; an installation unit detachably installing the image removal device... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090103148 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus according to one embodiment of the present invention includes: an image generating unit configured to generate an image to be printed onto recording paper; a paper type specifying unit for a user to specify that a type of the recording paper is directly identified or that... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20090103149 - Apparatus and control method for image reading, image forming apparatus: It is made possible to determine image characteristics in a reading image while the image of an original is being read. A first line sensor (9R2, 9G2, 9B2) is arranged on a board and reads the original image. A second line sensor (9K1) has a larger number of pixels than... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

  
04/16/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20090097049 - Image forming apparatus and method to manage font, font managing device, and font providing server: An image forming apparatus in as font managing system to manage a font, includes communication interface to download a file of a font having a use restriction, a storage unit to store the downloaded font file, the controller to determine whether the stored font file is usable if a document... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090097050 - Display device, printing apparatus, method to display contents in storage devices and a computer usable medium therefor: A display device to display contents representing data files stored in at least one external memory device attached to the display device is provided. The display device includes at least one connection interface through which an external memory device is attached to the display device, a judging unit to judge... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20090097051 - Image forming apparatus: In the image forming apparatus that forms an image on a sheet, an operation time measuring section that measures elapsed time that elapses from the point of time when the image forming apparatus arrives at its operable state and a controller that stops operations of the image forming apparatus when... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090097052 - Image processing apparatus and method thereof: A halftone screen applicable to an electrophotographic printer is created. Hence, minimum and maximum sizes of a halftone dot and a cluster size are input. When the halftone-dot size reaches the minimum size, the number of blackened pixels in the halftone dot is calculated. When the halftone-dot size is smaller... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090097053 - Print processing system and print processing method: At the time of processing on print data created by a client computer, in a case where a server computer obtains information that should be notified to the client computer, the server computer adds a message to the print data to be sent to a device. In a case where... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090097068 - Device authorization system using optical scanner: A method and apparatus for controlling access to a device having a scanner that is used for scanning images into memory and a plurality of features. The method comprises optically scanning a tag with the scanner, receiving information from the tag during the scanning process, and determining whether a bearer... Agent: Patent Documentation Center

20090097059 - Electronic file approval management system: An electronic file approval management system includes information terminal devices for a creator creating an electronic file and for an approver approving the file. The device for approver includes an electronic information transmitter-receiver storing and retrieving information with the device for creator, an input unit being input an approval result,... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20090097069 - Extensible framework for parsing varying formats of print stream data: A method of parsing print stream data including the steps of intercepting a data file from at least a portion of the print stream data, reading at least a portion of the data file and determining if said data file is of a format having subset formats.... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090097070 - Extensible framework for parsing varying formats of print stream data: A method of parsing print stream data including the steps of intercepting a data file from at least a portion of the print stream data, reading at least a portion of the data file and determining if said data file is of a format having subset formats.... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090097065 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus that can reduce the number of signal lines that can respond to interrupt processing by conducting I/O control that can acquire irregularly generated sensor detection signals. Identification control means of the image forming apparatus uses the data line in the period other than when conducting identification... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090097058 - Image forming apparatus, host apparatus connected thereto and image processing method thereof: A host apparatus to transmit image data on a task object to an image forming apparatus, and the host apparatus includes a user input unit to receive a user's selection for a plurality of task options to perform a plurality of tasks for a single task object, a host communication... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090097056 - Image forming method and image forming apparatus: An image forming method to be used with an image forming apparatus includes receiving a command to perform a direct printing operation with respect to a document; determining whether a direct printing standard, which is used to perform the direct printing operation with respect to the document, is satisfied, and... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090097055 - Image forming system, image forming apparatus, image forming method and computer readable medium storing program: An image forming system includes: an image forming unit that forms an image on paper sheets, plural post-processors that execute post-processing for paper sheets on which an image has been formed by the image forming unit, a calculator that calculates a waiting period for image forming that post-processing by a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090097057 - Image processing apparatus and method: An apparatus for executing image processing by a plurality of serially connected image processing modules stores, in memory, set values for the plurality of image processing modules and image data to be processed by the plurality of image processing modules, adds headers to respective ones of the set values and... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090097063 - Image processing system and image processing method: An information processing apparatus according to an aspect of the present invention includes an identifying unit configured to identify a printing capability of an apparatus that is a transmission destination of first image data, and a converting unit configured to convert the first image data, which has been instructed to... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090097066 - Job history managing system, control method therefor, and storage medium: A job history managing system which is capable of efficiently narrowing down a corresponding job, even if image information has been leaked, and eliminating variation in search results to realize the search result with a high accuracy. The job history managing system has a client PC 11 as a job... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090097061 - Management apparatus, image forming apparatus, and management method: A management server receives a notification from an image forming apparatus as to an operation mode of the image forming apparatus in response to an operation performed by a service person. The management server detects a status change in the image forming apparatus from the received notification. The management server... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090097054 - Method and system for recovering lost printouts: A method and system that facilitate recovery of lost printouts in shared print environments. The method and system enable an owner who believes that his or her lost printout may have been inadvertently taken from a shared imaging node to alert other users of the shared imaging node who are... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20090097067 - Optimizing raster operation functions during print job processing: Methods for processing print jobs in rendering devices include modifying a raster operation function to have fewer variables than originally specified by the print job. Processing may also include executing the modified function and determining how many variables the function originally includes and whether such is one or more. Preferably,... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090097062 - Print system, print method, and mobile terminal used in print system: A print system that acquires the contents for printing from a server provided on a network via a mobile terminal and that prints the contents through a printer is provided to reduce unauthorized duplication of the contents. The server issues the print right corresponding to the print data in response... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090097064 - Printing apparatus, job processing method, program, and storing medium: A printing apparatus which enables to efficiently improve the productivity of the printed matter and to efficiently supply the resource. It is determined whether a printing interrupting factor occurs regarding a job for which a printing process is performed. When it is determined that the printing interrupting factor occurs regarding... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090097060 - Printing system, controlling method, storing medium, and program: A printing system which enables to improve its flexibility, convenience, and/or productivity by utilizing a post-processing by a post-processor connected to a printer without printing by a printer. An execution request is received for a specific type of job executing a post-processing by a post-processor connected to a printer without... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090097071 - Image forming apparatus for printing images properly arranged relative to index tab: An image forming apparatus prints images on print sheets, and insets tab-index sheets between the printed print sheets. The image forming apparatus includes an orientation detecting unit which detects an orientation of a print sheet being supplied, a rotation-angle selecting unit which selects a rotation angle of an image such... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090097043 - Image processing method, image processing apparatus, image forming system and recording medium readable by a computer: The image processing apparatus executes a zoom process to an image data depending on a received zoom level, selects a dither matrix from a plurality of dither matrices each having a different resolution. The image processing apparatus selects a dither matrix that has a higher resolution in a case that... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090097044 - Digital printing station in a multi-station discrete media printing station: A multi-station discrete media printing system, comprising at least one digital printing station for imprinting objects, while they rest thereat, according to digital data supplied thereto. The digital printing station includes a digital printing subsystem, which cooperates with the system and includes at least one printhead that is operative to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090097048 - Image forming system, storage medium, and image forming method: A first acquiring unit acquires a print target image. A storage unit has stored thereon a combination image to be combined with the print target image in association with a judgment condition for determining whether the combination image is combined with the print target image. A second acquiring unit acquires... Agent: Gauthier & Connors, LLP

20090097045 - Image processing apparatus and image processing program: An image processing apparatus comprises: a N-valued conversion unit that converts color component values of plural colors comprised in pixels constituting input image data into N-valued values in a unit of color based on threshold values of the plural colors; a dither matrix storage unit that stores dither matrixes in... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090097046 - Image processing apparatus and method controlling the amount of transparent ink for recording: An image processing apparatus includes a calculation unit configured to calculate an amount of a first coloring material (at least one of cyan, magenta, yellow and black) in an area including a plurality of pixels; a determination unit configured to determine an allowable amount of a second coloring material, being... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090097047 - Information processing apparatus, control method therefor, and program: The graphics state of the second graphics data is determined when converting the first graphics data into the second graphics data and outputting the second graphics data to the second printer driver in accordance with a print instruction from the first application. Warning information is output in accordance with the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090097072 - Image processor and image processing method: An object of the present invention is to provide an image processor capable of generating an image from which a user-designated color component has been removed and performing a color/monochrome determination correctly. In order to complete the task, an image processor according to the present invention comprises a removal unit... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090097073 - Information processing apparatus, image processing apparatus and method thereof: A halftone screen which is applicable to a low-resolution electrophotographic printer is created. Hence, dot-lattice points arranged in a predetermined region are displaced using rotation processing, the predetermined region is partitioned into polygons each of which surrounds the dot-lattice point. Then, a threshold matrix used to grow a halftone dot,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090097074 - Image processing apparatus and method thereof: Appropriate halftone processing is applied to respective regions without any zone segmentation of a document image formed upon mixing a photographic image, character image/line drawing, and the like. Hence, an image is input, an edge image of the image is generated, a smoothed image of the edge image is generated... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090097075 - Information processing apparatus and method: An information embedding apparatus (200) which embeds information in each character in an original document includes an extraction unit (202) which extracts the circumscribed rectangles of characters from the original document, a selection unit (203) which selects, based on a predetermined condition, a character in which information is to be... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090097076 - Image processing apparatus, methods of controlling such image processing apparatus, and computer-readable media which, when executed, control such image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a reading unit configured to read an open document. The open document includes a first page including a first image and a second page including a second image. The apparatus also includes a storing unit configured to store the first page read by the reading... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090097078 - Image reading apparatus and image reading method: An image reading apparatus having a color line sensor and a monochromatic line sensor starts to read on the basis of the color reading start position when reading the image of a document in color and starts to read on the basis of the monochromatic reading start position when reading... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090097077 - Multi-function machine having a service log system: A multi-function machine is provided. The multi-function machine includes a scanning module for scanning in a document and generating a corresponding image. The multi-function machine also includes one or more processors operatively connected to a user interface module executable by a user and a service log module having a set... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)

20090097079 - Image reading device, recording medium storing image reading program, image reading method and data signal: An image reading device, which includes: an original document reading section that emits light to an original document and in the vicinity of the original document, receives reflected light and outputs image signals; an original document positioning guide that has at least a first color and a second color on... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090097081 - Detecting apparatus and recording unit: A detecting apparatus includes a target section in which target elements to be detected are arranged in the direction of the motion of a moving body; a detecting section that detects the target elements with the motion of the moving body and outputs a waveform signal having an output level... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090097080 - Scanner and control method thereof: A scanner capable of being folded and unfolded, the scanner including a first unit having a first scanning unit which scans a document; a second unit which is rotatably disposed to the first unit, and having a second scanning unit which moves between a folded position in which the second... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090097082 - Document carrying apparatus: A document carrying apparatus comprises a main body, and a reading guide member which guides a document in such a manner that the document comes into contact with a platen glass. The reading guide member is supported on the main body by two support portions disposed on the front side... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell

20090097083 - Image forming apparatus and image processing method therefor: An image forming apparatus which is capable of suppressing occurrence of color moire. A second storage unit stores image data associated with at least two colors. A controller reads out the stored color-specific image data while designating a reading position in a sub scanning direction of the image data. A... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090097084 - Micro-fluid ejection apparatus signal communication devices and methods: Micro-fluid ejection apparatuses and devices, and methods related to communication in and with the same. One such micro-fluid ejection apparatus includes a controller configured to generate a data signal, and a transmitter configured to convert the data signal to a current signal. The apparatus further includes a conductor capable of... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

  
04/09/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20090091770 - Image display apparatus, image display method and image display program: An image display apparatus connected to a printer, for displaying an image to be printed by the printer, includes display section for displaying taken image data as a thumbnail, control section for generating edited image data by editing the taken image data selected by a user and generating an additional... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090091773 - Image forming device, and method and computer readable medium therefor: An image forming device includes a rotational body carrying a sheet thereon, the rotational body including first regions defined thereon that begin with respective different phases on the rotational body, a forming unit forming an image on one of the rotational body and the sheet carried on the rotational body,... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20090091775 - Image forming system utilizing network camera: When a client PC receives a request for printing output data, an imaging apparatus captures an image of a user. The image data of the user captured by the imaging apparatus and the output data is transferred to a management server. The management server performs predetermined image processing on the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090091777 - Image printing system, image printing apparatus, and image printing method: According to this invention, there is provided an image printing system which causes a plurality of image printing apparatuses to share and concurrently process an image printing job for outputting a plurality of prints based on image printing conditions and image information supplied from an information processing apparatus. In the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, P.C.

20090091776 - Image transmission apparatus, image transmission method, and image transmission program: An image transmission apparatus includes a storage part that stores previous transmission methods; a receiving part that receives a destination name from a sender (S4); an obtaining part that obtains, from the address server computer, a new transmission method registered in association with the received destination name (S10); an extracting... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090091774 - Setting a partition size for a print job: A method for print job partitioning in a printing environment having a plurality of RIP (raster image processing) engines includes setting a partition size for a selected print job as a function of one or more of a time sensitive nature of the selected print job and an activity duration... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090091790 - Computer system with wireless pen and relay pairing: A computer system includes a printer configured to print visible information and invisible coded data tags on print media. A pen-type device includes an image sensor configured to sense the data tags and wirelessly transmit associated sensed data. A relay is configured to receive the transmitted data. One or more... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090091784 - Controlling program and image forming apparatus: There is described a network system that includes a plurality of image forming apparatuses, which are coupled to each other through a network, and each of which makes it possible to output guidance by emitting an audible voice from an image forming apparatus located in the vicinity of the specific... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090091786 - Controlling program and image forming apparatus: There is described a network system that includes a plurality of image forming apparatuses, which are coupled to each other through a network, and each of which makes it possible to output voice guidance from an image forming apparatus located in the vicinity of the specific user who has instructed... Agent: Cameron Kerrigan Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP

20090091787 - Image formation system and application program installation method: In an image formation system in which a plurality of image forming apparatuses operates cooperatively as a single virtual device, an instruction is accepted that designates an application to be installed and an apparatus as the destination for installing the application. Based on the functions of the plurality of image... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090091782 - Image forming device, image forming system and computer readable medium: An image forming device includes an image forming section, a connection section, a request receiving section, an illegality detection section, a notice section and a web page creation section. The image forming section performs image formation on a medium. The connection section communicates with an information processing device. The request... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20090091789 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium storing image processing program: An image processing apparatus includes a reading unit, a printing unit, a control unit configured to control a reading job for causing the reading unit to execute reading processing and a printing job for causing the printing unit to execute print processing, and a setting unit configured to perform setting... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090091788 - Image sending apparatus, image sending system and image sending method: An image sending system including a server and a plurality of image sending apparatuses. The server (i) receives sending method specification information specified by a receiver and indicating a sending method for image data addressed to the receiver, (ii) records the sending method specification information and an identifier of the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090091792 - Method for delivering greeting cards: A method for delivering a greeting card using a form in which information relating to at least one interactive element associated with the delivery of a greeting card, and an identity indicative of the at least one interactive element are determined, print data indicative of the information and the identity... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090091791 - Methods and systems for third-party administrative control of remote imaging jobs and imaging devices: Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems and methods for third-party administrative control of remote imaging jobs and imaging devices. In some embodiments, administrative controls may be used in conjunction with the remote user interface features to restrict access to the imaging device by remote user devices, remote user interface... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20090091781 - Print controlling apparatus and information processing apparatus: The application 3 obtains a PrintTicket and PrintCapabilities from a printer driver 1 (S11, S12), combines and displays a print setting screen on which items included in the PrintTicket are disposed (S13). A selection is received from among setting values which can be selected that is included in the PrintCapabilities... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090091779 - Print module, information processing device, print system, print unit, ink supply unit, print method, and program: The present invention provides a print module, an information processing device, a print system, a print unit, an ink supply unit, a print method and program, all capable of quickly and easily meeting demands for a print medium size change, particularly to increased sizes, while at the same time coping... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090091793 - Printer for produce cooling and storage apparatus: A printer for use in an apparatus for storing and cooling produce is provided. The printer has a printer module, collector and page binder. The printer module is provided in a compartment door of the apparatus and has a media store storing pages of media in a vertically disposed manner... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090091785 - Printing apparatus and printing method: The present invention is intended to prevent appearance of streaks in head scanning direction at the joint of print data of the image to be printed. Print data composed of a multiplicity of dot information is supplied to a printing head having a plurality of dot forming elements arrayed along... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20090091780 - Printing control method and printing system: An object of the present invention is to provide a printing control method and a printing controller which are capable of performing high-quality printing in a short period of time, and which are capable of reducing human error. To achieve this end, the printing control method is used to control... Agent: Kanesaka Berner And Partners LLP

20090091783 - Printing device and printing system: A printing device is connected to a host apparatus and a lower level printing device. When the printing device receives printing target data from the host apparatus, it sends the same printing target data to the lower level printing device. A printing unit prints the printing target data on a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090091778 - System and method for printing forms: A method, computer program product, and printing system for selecting an identifier chosen from a plurality of identifiers defined within a storage device of a printing system. A form is selected that is chosen from a plurality of forms defined within the storage device of the printing system. The selected... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090091794 - Apparatus capable of using memory-equipped sheet and sheet selection apparatus: An apparatus capable of using a memory-equipped sheet, in which a memory device is provided to a sheet, comprises a selection part that selects a specific memory-equipped sheet from a plurality of memory-equipped sheets based on information stored in the memory device on the memory-equipped sheets.... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20090091771 - Methods and apparatus for calibrating a digital color imaging device that uses multi-hue colorants: Methods and apparatus are provided for calibrating a digital color imaging device to a printing press by determining a total colorant limit, per-channel colorant limits, and channel linearization tables using colorimetric and/or spectrophotometric techniques. In addition, for digital color imaging devices that use multi-hue colorants, methods and apparatus are provided... Agent: Glenn Patent Group

20090091772 - Print system, image display appartus, image display method, and image display program: A print system for printing one printing image data in a plurality of printing sizes, includes an image display apparatus for displaying the printing image data, and a printer apparatus for printing the one printing image data which is displayed and selected with the image display apparatus in a plurality... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090091795 - Moire-free color halftone configuration: Disclosed herein is a Moiré-free color halftone configuration for clustered dots. Unlike conventional methods, the disclosed method produces periodic hexagon rosettes of identical shapes. These exemplary hexagon rosettes have three fundamental spatial frequencies exactly equal to half of the fundamental frequency of the three halftone screens. The resultant halftone outputs... Agent: Patent Documentation Center

20090091796 - Image forming apparatus capable of suppressing color variation due to misregistration of colors, image forming method, and computer-readable medium: An image forming apparatus performs dither processing on image data to form an image subjected to pseudo-halftone processing. The image forming apparatus includes a dither processing unit that performs dither processing on image data, and a dither pattern generation unit that generates a dither matrix for use in the dither... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090091797 - Catadioptric imaging system: A catadioptric imaging system combines a rectifying mirror, a lens system and subsequent image processing. This approach can produce a small form factor desktop document imaging system capable of producing high-quality, high-resolution images of paper documents.... Agent: Ricoh/fenwick

20090091798 - Apparel as event marker: A method of characterizing images taken during a event into one or more sub-events is disclosed. The method includes; acquiring a collection of images taken during the event; identifying one or more particular person(s) in the collection and the apparel associated with the identified person; searching the collection to identify... Agent: Frank Pincelli, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company

20090091799 - Image processing device, image forming device, image reading system, comparison system, image processing method, computer readable medium, and computer data signal: An image processing device includes a generating unit and an output unit. The generating unit generates image data on the basis of which an image forming unit forms a visible image on a recording medium containing detectable substances using only a coloring material having a spectral reflection factor that is... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090091800 - Method and system for printing secure value documents and non-secure documents utilizing the same printing device: A printing system for printing both secure value documents and non-secure documents while ensuring that fraudulent copies of secure value documents printed by the printing system can be detected is provided. The printing system determines if the source is a secure or non-secure source. If the source of the image... Agent: Pitney Bowes Inc. 35 Waterview Drive

20090091801 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus and a control method thereof include an adaptive threshold, which can be adapted for every block dividing an entire scanned region of a document, is set. A brightness value of original brightness data of the document is disregarded, and is substituted by a brightness value of... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090091802 - Local image descriptors using linear discriminant embedding: To render the comparison of image patches more efficient, the data of an image patch can be projected into a smaller-dimensioned subspace, resulting in a descriptor of the image patch. The projection into the descriptor subspace is known as a linear discriminant embedding, and can be performed with reference to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090091804 - Image reading method for sheet media and a sheet media processing device: The first reading start point D of a front contact image sensor 21 and the second reading start point F of a back contact image sensor 22 are managed using a previously measured sensor-to-sensor distance L. As a result, even if there is a difference in the distance between the... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20090091803 - Portable computer system and operating method thereof: The invention provides a portable computer system for capturing a target image related to an item. The portable computer system comprises a base, a cover, an image capturing module, and a lightness adjusting module. The cover is pivotally connected to the base, and comprises a panel. According to the size... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090091805 - Light scanning apparatus, light scanning method, image forming apparatus, color image forming apparatus, and recording medium having program: A light scanning apparatus having plural light sources includes a light source control unit configured to control the light sources to form L (L≧2) light beam arrays aligned in a sub scanning direction each of which L light beam arrays are formed by causing M ((N−1)≧M≧1) light sources out of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090091806 - Solid-state imaging device, imaging apparatus, and method for manufacturing solid-state imaging device: A solid-state imaging device is provided and includes: a substrate; a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements arranged in a one-dimensional or two-dimensional array above the substrate, the plurality of photoelectric conversion elements being divided into a plurality of photoelectric conversion element groups; a semiconductor substrate between the substrate and the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090091807 - Image-capturing apparatus: Image-capturing apparatus meeting demands for high-image resolution and high-speed data capture during both still- and moving-document data-capture modes. Includes: a reading unit having first and second linear photoreceptors arrayed along an data capture sub-scanning direction, a delay circuit delaying output from the first photoreceptor, and an adding circuit adding delayed... Agent: Judge Patent Associates

20090091808 - Method for dynamically compensating for a faulty pixel in a scan line generated by a scanner: A method for dynamically compensating for a faulty pixel in a scan line of a scanner having an image sensor with a plurality of sensor pixels includes generating digitized scan data; processing the digitized scan data to compensate for any faulty pixels of the plurality of sensor pixels to form... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090091809 - Image processing device, method and program product: First integrated data is generated using tone value data. The tone value data represents respective tone values of pixels of an image. The first integrated data represents respective first pixel values of the pixels. The first pixel value is associated with sum of tone values of pixels within a rectangle... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

  
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20090086236 - Image forming device, and method and computer readable medium therefor: An image forming device includes a sheet carrying body carrying a sheet thereon in a predetermined direction, a pattern selecting unit selecting one of a plurality of patterns that includes a first pattern and a second pattern, the first pattern including a plurality of marks aligned at intervals of a... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20090086239 - Approach for generating print data using a multi-document print driver: A multi-document print driver allows a user to combine and edit application data containing content generated by multiple application programs in different formats. The multi-document print driver processes the application data from the application programs and generates a single print job that includes the content from the multiple applications and... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20090086242 - Color processing apparatus and method thereof: The quality of an image read from a degraded image of an original document can be improved. Hence, a specific pixel of an image is selected, and additional information to be added to the image is generated from the position information and color information of the selected pixel. The image... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090086249 - Image formation device and computer-readable record medium: An image formation device capable of forming a plurality of reduced images on an output medium comprises an input data acquisition unit which acquires input data, a recognizability judgment unit which judges whether each reduced image to be formed corresponding to each piece of input data acquired by the input... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090086244 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes the following elements. An image data reading unit reads image data stored in a storage medium. An image forming unit forms an image on a recording medium on the basis of the read image data. A billing information generating unit charges a fee for the... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090086245 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming device includes a density detector that detects image density, and a memory that stores information relating image density to dot size. When a dot size is specified, the image forming device automatically obtains the corresponding image density from the information in the memory, prints a test pattern,... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090086241 - Image forming apparatus and data processing method: An image forming apparatus including: an image processing section which creates print data to be outputted out of complex original document data including both character data and diagram data in a single page of data; and an image forming section which outputs the created print data onto a sheet, wherein... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090086248 - Image processing apparatus and control program for image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus is provided which includes a reading unit configured to read image data of a double-page original having a binding part, an output unit configured to generate output based on the image data, and a processing unit. The processing unit is configured to identify and remove shadow... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20090086247 - Image reading apparatus and method: An image reading apparatus for reading a document by causing an image sensor having a plurality of light receiving pixels to scan the document including an encoder configured to output pulses according to rotation of a motor, a generating unit configured to generate a read synchronizing signal for the image... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090086246 - Information processing device, and method and computer readable medium therefor: An information processing device configured to be connected with an image forming device includes a connection mode detecting unit detecting what kind of a connection mode is established between the information processing device and the image forming device, an operation mode setting unit setting one of a normal mode in... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20090086240 - Method of controlling an unmanned automatic terminal for printing images and unmanned automatic terminal applying the method: Provided are methods of controlling an unmanned automatic terminal for printing images and unmanned automatic terminals applying the methods. Various embodiments of the method include performing a print mode operation in which images are printed and deposited into a depository and later performing a pick-up mode operation in which the... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20090086238 - Methods for determining document characteristics from pdl data: Methods and computer-readable media containing instructions for controlling computer systems consistent with embodiments of the present invention provide for a method for determining document characteristics from page description language (“PDL”) data. In some methods for determining document characteristics from PDL data, the PDL data is translated into final printable data.... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090086250 - Modular pen-like device having camera, effects and printer modules: A modular pen-like device is provided having a camera module for capturing images, an effects module for applying visual effects to the captured images, and a printer module for printing the captured and visually effected images. The modules have respective, generally cylindrical bodies configured to be assembled together so that... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090086243 - Multi-function printer: A multi-function printer includes an image forming unit and a scanner unit. The image forming unit includes a body casing, a developing unit having a developing roller extending in a lateral direction, a developer cartridge provided on one side of the axis of the developing roller and detachably attached to... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20090086237 - Systems and methods for document printing: Systems and methods consistent with described embodiments provide a method to specify printer configurations for individual document pages and to print the document in accordance with the printer configuration specified for each individual document page. In some methods for printing documents, at least one filter includes printer configuration information that... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090086253 - Image processor, printing system, computer readable medium, and image processing method: An image processor includes: a resuming unit that allows a printing device to resume an interrupted printing process; and an output processing unit that carries out an output process of resuming information including the reduced image of an image of a page in which the printing process is resumed and... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20090086251 - Method and article for determining use of consumable items in an image-forming device: An image-forming device and method for determining use of consumable items therein includes a consumable item memory storing a substantially unique identifier designating the consumable item as one of a starter item and a normal item. A computer program retrieves the identifier from the consumable item memory and determines whether... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090086252 - Method and system for policy based monitoring and blocking of printing activities on local and network printers: A method and system for data loss prevention controls and protects sensitive data from being printed in an unauthorized manner. A method for controlling printing activities implemented in a computer system comprises intercepting a print job comprising print data intended for a printer driver, delaying performance of the print job,... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC

20090086256 - Conditional content printing: A method of conditional content printing may include receiving a job, wherein the job includes a base layer and a first conditional content layer. One or more printing parameters may be received. The job may be automatically processed by a resource based on the one or more printing parameters to... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20090086260 - Fax apparatus and data management method thereof: A data management method of a fax apparatus, the data management method includes setting a storage option of fax data, receiving at least one fax data, and storing at least one received fax data as a single file according to the set storage option.... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090086269 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: An image forming apparatus contains: an internal device that performs a service; a message processing unit that parses a message according to service definition data, the service definition data including syntax definitions of an interface part of the service and designation of a protocol to be used for the service;... Agent: Von Simson & Chin

20090086263 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method and program thereof: An object is to reduce a document generating time period of a form or the like, and to generate an appropriate document having correct calculation results even if it is necessary to calculate the aggregate of calculation target data extending over a plurality of pages. To achieve the object, the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090086262 - Job executing apparatus for executing a job in response to a received command and method of executing a job in response to a received command: A job executing apparatus is provided with a job ID creation device configured to create a job ID in a case where a first command and an external apparatus ID of an external apparatus are received, a sending device configured to send the job ID to the external apparatus, a... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090086257 - Method and system for energy saving redirection and orderly queuing of rendering jobs: A plurality of rendering devices in communication with a network are configured with an active mode and an inactive mode, wherein in the active mode a rendering device is either in a rendering state or constitutes components ready to render. In response to receiving a rendering job request, it is... Agent: Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC

20090086259 - Method and system for providing backward compatibility for a new version of a page description language: A method of providing backward compatibility for a newer version of a page description language to a system comprising a computer and a printer coupled to the computer, where the printer is configured and arranged for operation with an earlier version of the page description language and has not been... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20090086268 - Print configuration program and information processing apparatus: A printing setting program is provided that can be executed by an information processing apparatus for setting a printing condition. The printing setting program has: a plurality of setting sections, each of the plurality of setting sections having a setting item for setting a printing process; a displaying section adapted... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20090086265 - Print processing method and information processing apparatus implementing the method: A printer driver for generating print job data to be transferred to a printer in response to a drawing instruction determines, based on combining condition, whether the received drawing instruction can be combined with another drawing instruction. If the printer driver determines that the received drawing instruction can be combined,... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090086267 - Printing apparatus, method for controlling print job, and computer program: A printing apparatus has a filter ID, the number of deleted print jobs, and a print job deletion filter including at least one filtering condition registered therein. The filtering condition includes a job attribute, a keyword, and a search method. Upon receiving a print job including print data and job... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090086270 - Printing device, method and computer readable medium for executing print job: There is provided a printing device, comprising: a data receiving unit configured to receive print job data; a buffer used to store the print job data; a judgment unit configured to judge whether the print job data received by the data receiving unit can be stored in available space of... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20090086266 - Printing system and printing method: When a print job is interrupted in an in-store terminal due to an error, such as a paper jam and shortage of consumables, or user's instruction, the in-store terminal issues a resumption receipt on which identification information of the interrupted print job is printed. When the user inputs the identification... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090086264 - Printing system, printer, administrating device for the number of sheets, and program: A printing system, provided with a first administrating section for administrating the number of sheets remaining until the number of printed sheets reaches to a predetermined upper limit of the number of sheets, a second administrating subsection for administrating the number of reserved sheets being under a waiting condition for... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090086261 - Printing system, printing method, and computer program product: An information processing apparatus generates print data in response to a print request, stores the print data in a storage unit, and enters a standby state for waiting for a print-data transmission request. An image forming apparatus transmits the print-data transmission request to the information processing apparatus corresponding to input... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090086258 - System and method of document reproduction: A document reproduction system includes an optical scanning device configured to output an electronic representation of a document comprising both machine printed and non-machine printed elements; and a computing device in communication with the optical scanning device. The computing device is configured to distinguish between the machine printed and non-machine... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090086254 - Systems and methods for dynamic printer configuration: Systems and methods are provided for dynamically altering printer configurations during the processing of a print job based on analysis of rasterized bitmap data for at least one page face derived from print job data. In some embodiments, if analysis of rasterized bitmap data indicates that the reverse face of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090086255 - Systems and methods for print accounting: Systems and methods are provided for maintaining page face counts that reflect the number of pages with printed image data. In some embodiments, if analysis of rasterized bitmap data indicates that the reverse face of a page contains no data when the printer is printing in duplex mode, then the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090086271 - Image forming apparatus and computer-readable medium: Disclosed an image forming apparatus to form an image on a basis of an image data file stored in an external memory, including: an expansion memory to expand the image data file; a memory residual capacity calculating section to calculate a residual capacity of the expansion memory; a memory occupying... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP

20090086272 - Systems and methods for loading an output profile: Systems in accordance with the presently claimed invention use parameters to choose the correct output file for translating the color values in a print job into device specific values in an output data file that may be used for printing. A data structure, such as a linked list of parameters,... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090086273 - Method for compensating for color variations across a printed page using multiple-pass printing: A method for compensating for color variations introduced by printer hardware limitations and other factors is described. First, for each printer model or each individual printer, the extent of color variation throughout a printed page is determined. Based on this determination, each page is partitioned into a plurality of image... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP

20090086218 - Printer: When performing marginless printing for content data of a size which is the same as the sheet size, white streaks occur in the print result due to a convey error. Further, when object-data items included in the content data are simply magnified, a necessary object-data item may not be printed... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090086219 - Document processing apparatus, document processing method and computer-readable medium: A document processing apparatus has: a reading device which optically reads in a printed document on which original information has been printed, to obtain a read image; an analysis device which analyses the read image obtained by the reading device and classifies each part of the read image into the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090086220 - Image forming apparatus: A print method and apparatus for minimizing effects of error in repositioning during printing process may include generating successive scans of a recording head, wherein the scans may partially overlap to account for the error in repositioning. As an example, after the recording head makes one scan across the document... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20090086222 - Printer incorporating a binding assembly: A printer is disclosed. The printer includes a print media supply station for storing print media. The printer further includes a print engine station arranged to receive print media from the print media supply and to print on the print media. A binding assembly station is also included which is... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090086221 - Web printer: A web printer is disclosed. The web printer includes a print media cartridge carrying a wound length of print media, a platen extending away from the print media cartridge to support print media provided from the print media cartridge along a print media travel path, a stationary printhead mounted within... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090086228 - Color conversion device, program, and method: A color conversion device converts an input value to an output value in order to form an image on a recording medium using an achromatic ink and a chromatic ink. The color conversion device include a first color converting unit, a second color converting unit, an adjustment value setting unit,... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20090086225 - Color processing method and image forming apparatus: Restriction information on a total colorant amount for a medium is obtained. Patches at grid points in a color space corresponding to a plurality of colorants at which the total colorant amount falls within a restriction represented by the restriction information, and a patch at a point surrounded by the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090086235 - Color separation into plural ink components including primary color ink and spot color ink: An ink set that includes a plurality of chromatic primary color inks that can reproduce achromatic color in combination with each other and at least one spot color ink having a hue different from any of the chromatic primary color inks is prepared. A color to be reproduced on a... Agent: Martine Penilla & Gencarella, LLP

20090086227 - Device for changing screen ruling for image formation in accordance with relationship between luminance and saturation: The present invention relates to a device that, in printing of controlling the amount of color materials applied, changes a screen ruling for image formation according to the relationship between luminance and saturation. A first component obtains color component data of a plurality of colors so that the total amount... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090086224 - Image formation system, image formation program recording medium, and image formation method: An image formation system includes I storage units, an assignment unit that assigns to the storage units storage destinations of color component data forming a part of image data, J color component image formation units that form color component images of corresponding colors based on color component data stored in... Agent: Gauthier & Connors, LLP

20090086226 - Image forming system, image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image forming system supplied capable of keeping a high thruput when performing a background pattern data print (e.g. Anoto print). The image forming system comprises a color image processing apparatus and a color image forming apparatus that is connected with the color image processing apparatus, wherein the color image... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090086232 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method: In a server, there are stored (i) identification information of a reference image and (ii) a common process rule applied to input image data determined as being similar to the reference image which common process rule is set regardless of users. In a card, there is stored a merged process... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090086231 - Image processing apparatus, printing apparatus and image processing method: 17-valued data of a pixel in a multi-valued image is divided into two divisions for a two-pass printing, obtaining the division data. Next, by using an index pattern where arrangements of the numerals of 1 to 16 are dispersed, each dot data of C, M and Y in the division... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090086229 - Image processing device and pixel attribute identification method: The printer of the invention performs an area classification process to classify each pixel included in an input image read by a scanner as a pixel in an edge component area or a pixel in a halftone dot area, and performs a correction process with a spatial filter suitable for... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090086223 - Method for creating a color link: The invention deals with a method for replacing the colorant values of a raster image by a new set of colorant values that is for example optimized for a standardized printing process. According to the invention, a forward look up table is identified that transforms the colorant values in the... Agent: Agfa C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090086230 - Methods and apparatuses for printer calibration: A test pattern printed by a printer is assessed—without colorimetric equipment—to provide data used in recalibrating the printer. The assessment may be made by an unskilled operator, and can include discerning whether a particular pattern is visible in the printed test pattern, or whether a feature in the test pattern... Agent: Digimarc Corporation

20090086233 - Printing device, printing method, and print program: There is provided a printing device that generates print data used for a printing process based on a print source. The printing device includes a duplication unit that duplicates a spool file that is generated from a single print source in a case where a direction for coloring a margin... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090086234 - System and method for multiple printer calibration using embedded image calibration data: Disclosed is a system and method for calibrating multiple printers, and particularly color printers, in a networked environment using data embedded in select color patches in target sheets generated by each printer, which embedded data allows automated processing of the target sheets and association of appropriate target sheet data with... Agent: Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP Attn: Gregory M Stone

20090086274 - Hlc images from a color scanning system: Systems and methods are described that facilitate generating a ready-to-print binary dual-plane HLC image for output to an HLC device. A print-ready highlight color (HLC) image can be generated without digital front end (DFE) processing. For example, according to one or more aspects, a color scanner can be employed to... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20090086275 - Processing a digital image of content: Systems, methods and processes for processing a digital image of content to generate an on-demand print ready document are presented. An obtained digital image of content includes a plurality of image pages. To process the digital image, for each image page in the digital image, the following steps are performed.... Agent: Client 170101 C/o Thomas , Kayden , Horstemeyer& Risley , LLP

20090086276 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: A document feeding section, a CCD which reads one side of a document conveyed by the document feeding section, a CIS which reads the other side of the document, a reversing mechanism which reverses the document, a document discharging tray, a first document conveying passage which connects a document tray... Agent: Casella & Hespos

20090086278 - Electronic facsimile delivery systems and methods: 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 delivering electronic messages, including electronic facsimiles, in a communication network including packetized and/or synchronous communications, so that the electronic messages are delivered according to their... Agent: Kokka & Backus, PC

20090086277 - Method and apparatus of adding pages to an image data file to be sent over a network: A method for sending an image data file over a network is herein described. In the method, the first device stores an image data file including a plurality of pages. The first device may receive the image data file from an access device via a network. The first device determines... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP Xerox Corporation

20090086279 - Image reading apparatus, image reading method and image reading program: An image reading apparatus in which cross-talk noise occurring between plural reading units is reduced, an image reading method and an image reading program are provided. There are included plural reading units that respectively operates at different timings, a reference data generation unit that acquires first read data as a... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090086280 - Image data display apparatus, image data display method, and image data display computer program product: An image data display apparatus includes a display section configured to display images to be printed in the form of thumbnails; a reception section configured to receive image data and print data for the image data; a memory configured to store the image data and the print data; and a... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090086284 - Device, method and computer readable medium for data writing: There is provided a data writing device, comprising: a plurality of connection slots to which a plurality of external storage devices are detachably attachable; an acceptance unit configured to accept a writing command inputted to the data writing device through a user operation; and a write control unit configured to... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20090086282 - Image forming apparatus and method for reducing noise: An image forming apparatus including: a user interface unit to display a user interface to select one or more low noise modes to reduce noise produced during a print standby state and a printing state of the image forming apparatus; and a controller to control the driving of a laser... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090086283 - Image reading apparatus and image reading system: An image reading apparatus includes a housing; image reading device for reading an image from a document being conveyed, the image reading device being located in the housing; a platen located in the housing and including a transparent member for reading the image of the document; and a scoop-up device... Agent: Kanesaka Berner And Partners LLP

20090086281 - Image writing device: An image writing device is provided and includes: a case including an accommodating part that accommodates a plurality of display media stacked, a entrance and exit port which is communicated with the accommodating part and through which the display media enter and exit the case, and a window through which... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090086285 - Scan apparatus having an adjustable light source and scan method thereof: A scan apparatus includes a control signal generating module, a light source module, a lighting module and a scanning module. The control signal generating module generates a control signal. The light source module provides light rays. The lighting module, electrically connected to the light source module and the control signal... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090086286 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: During a document reading operation in a double-sided reverse-reading mode, a controller controls a document feeding section to convey a document at a predetermined speed which is faster than a predetermined document reading speed at which a CIS can read the document when the document passes through the document reading... Agent: Casella & Hespos

20090086287 - Image reading apparatus and document supply device thereof: An image reading apparatus, a document supply device thereof and methods thereof may reduce a scanning operation time. A document supply device may include a holding position (e.g., internal) for a following document such that a scanning time between documents may be reduced. The document supply device may include a... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090086288 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: There are provided: a document feeding section for conveying a document; a first reading section for reading at least one side of the document conveyed by the document feeding section; a second reading section for reading other side of the document conveyed by the document feeding section; and a blank... Agent: Casella & Hespos

20090086289 - Image reading device: An image reading device is provided. The image reading device includes an automatic feeder unit to feed original sheets one by one, an image reading unit to read an image formed on each of the original sheets being fed, and a file creation unit to create a data file for... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090086290 - Method for compensating for color variations across a printed page using multiple color profiles: A method for compensating for color variations introduced by printer hardware limitations and other factors is described. First, the extent of color variation throughout a printed page is determined. Based on this determination, each page is partitioned into a plurality of image areas. A color profile is generated for each... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP

20090086291 - Method of printing marks on an optical article: A method of printing comprising, placing a plurality of optically detectable marks on an optical article using a ink-jet printing method, wherein a mark of the plurality of marks has a thickness of less than or equal to about 1 micrometer, and wherein the plurality of optically detectable marks have... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research

20090086292 - L*a*b* scanning using rgb-clear: Systems and methods are described that facilitate reducing metamerism in a scanner or printer system by evaluating and manipulating unfiltered clear channel information. Using a four channel model to predict CIE XYZ tristimulus values from RGB and clear, a linear model is generated based on a polynomial matrix conversion. For... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20090086293 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: There is provided a technique to make, in a case where a monochrome image is generated based on a color image, a chromatic image region on the color image distinguishable on the monochrome image. There are included a first image reading unit to acquire monochrome image data by reading an... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090086294 - Image reading apparatus and image reading method: There is provide a technique which can contribute to reduction of data capacity of image data read from an original document in an image reading apparatus, and can contribute to realization of a flexible image processing to meet user's requests. There are included a first image reading unit to read... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090086295 - Image forming apparatus, image quality control method: An image forming apparatus that forms, on a sheet, a test pattern formed by a color obtained by mixing toners of plural colors, scans a test pattern image formed on the sheet with a color sensor, and performs predetermined image quality control processing on the basis of information scanned, the... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

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