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Facsimile and static presentation processing December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/09

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12/31/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20090323085 - Method and system for improving the output quality of image forming devices: The invention describes a method and system for improving the output quality of an image forming device. The method and system enable the image forming device to generate and display notifications to a user. The notifications provide possible suggestions to the user to improve the output quality of the documents... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090323094 - Conveying apparatus and printing apparatus: The apparatus comprising: a mechanism for moving an object; an information acquisition unit acquiring a driving amount information of the mechanism; a sensor for capturing a surface of the object; a processing section for processing a first image data and a second image data acquired by the sensor at different... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090323095 - Image forming apparatus and method: A method and apparatus of forming an image includes reading an original with a first resolution. An original is read with a second resolution which is different from said first resolution. The image information read with the first resolution and the second resolution is converted into image information of a... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090323096 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: An obtaining unit obtains, from a connected apparatus, performance data related to a function of the apparatus. If it is determined the apparatus includes a plurality of functions based on the obtained performance data, information of individual processes related to the plurality of processes is divided in the obtained performance... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090323097 - Information processing apparatus, control method of image processing system and computer program thereof: A printing system and its control method are provided allowing flexible function restrictions during print job execution even with an image forming apparatus incapable of highly advanced functions such as interpreting functional restriction information, etc. The invention is applied to a printing system where an information processing apparatus and a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090323116 - Communication device having the capability of performing information exhange between a facsimile medium and an electronic information medium such as an e-mail medium: A communication device allows a user to get access from the outside via an external public line to obtain e-mail data stored in a device connected to an internal system via a computer network such as a LAN without causing a reduction in security. More specifically, the communication device is... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090323100 - Control device for controlling fax-data, fax server, and fax system and method therof: Provided are a fax data transmission controller, a fax server, a fax system. and a method of providing the fax system. The fax data transmission controller can store fax data received via a public switched telephone network (PSTN), and transmit the stored fax data to a fax server, to a... Agent: Juneau Partners

20090323118 - Device to edit documents for printout and method thereof: A device and method of editing documents created in different application programs and stored in a storage unit of a printer to create a new document according to a minimum unit.... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090323114 - Image forming apparatus: Upon receiving, from a source image forming apparatus, image data that has been subjected to a preceding stage of image processing in the source image forming apparatus, an image forming apparatus of the present invention judges whether or not the image data has added thereto related information, such as the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090323104 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes a state determination unit configured to determine a state of a machine body, an input determination unit configured to receive an operation of a user, and a content delivery unit configured to perform content delivery using a transmission system of terrestrial digital broadcasting based on... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090323105 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including: a display section for executing display based on image data including a plurality of images; a first image processing section for generating first images respectively corresponding to the images included in the image data, to which an image process based on information of... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090323111 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image processing controller suspends an operation of hardware when receiving instructions of an interrupt of an event that should be executed with higher priority than rendering, such as a copy job, during execution of rendering by the hardware. Then, an information processing controller executes the rendering, which was being... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090323112 - Image forming apparatus, print data processing method thereof, and recording medium: An image forming apparatus judges whether or not a close-range wireless communication with a portable terminal is enabled during a period until a printer completes printing out print data. Based on a result drawn from the judgment and a print operation status of the image forming apparatus itself, which is... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090323107 - Image forming device, activation method, and computer-readable recording medium: An image forming device includes an information storage part which stores sales package information and function package information. A function package information updating part increments, when activation of a sales package is performed, an activation component number of each of program components of the sales package in the function package... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20090323108 - Image output system and control method thereof, image input apparatus and control method thereof, and image output apparatus and control method thereof: An image output system connecting an image input apparatus and an image output apparatus by a close proximity wireless communication, and outputting by the image output apparatus of image data transmitted from the image input apparatus by the wireless communication. The image input apparatus detects a connection condition of the... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090323113 - Image processing apparatus and method for controlling the same: An image forming apparatus includes setting means configured to set writing start address for each line of image data, based on information for correcting distortion of a scanning line, correction means configured to read the image data from storage means on a line-by-line basis in a second direction orthogonal to... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090323101 - Image processing system and image processing condition setting program: In an image processing system including an image processing portion configured to process an image according to a plurality of processing conditions which are individually settable to a set value, a control portion displays a first setting screen on a display portion, so that the set value of at least... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20090323106 - Image processing system, method for controlling the same, and recording medium storing program code that causes the image processing system to execute the method: An image processing system to perform image processing using an image processing device having a function appropriate for a request from a user. The image processing system includes multiple image processing devices each having a different function and connected to a network, a function data storage unit to store function... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090323109 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus sets print setting information applied to a document upon printing and finishing information applied to a printed matter of the document and designates a first printing apparatus for executing the printing. In the case where the first printing apparatus can execute a process regarding the set... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090323102 - Job processing apparatus, method for controlling the same,and storage medium: A job processing apparatus includes a display unit that displays a job setting screen for receiving a job setting, an obtaining unit for obtaining information indicating a configuration of the job processing apparatus after the job processing apparatus is started, and a display control unit that causes the display unit... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090323103 - Maintenance system of image forming apparatus and maintenance method of the same: A maintenance system of an image forming apparatus is composed of an image forming apparatus and a central management apparatus connected to it via a communication line. The image forming apparatus is composed of an image forming unit for forming an image, an information output unit for outputting intra-machine information... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090323098 - Method for batch file printing and related user interface: A batch file printing method is described. A user opens a file using an application, and issues a print request. From the print dialog box, the user chooses to set printing preferences. The print preferences dialog box includes tabs for setting various printing references, and an additional batch file printing... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP

20090323119 - Method of delivering greeting card using form and computer system: A method is provided of delivering a greeting card using a form and computer system. The form includes an interactive element associated with delivery of the greeting card and tags encoding data relating to the interactive element. The method is carried out in the computer system and includes receiving indicating... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090323117 - Printer resource sharing in a media exchange network: Systems and methods of printer resource sharing in a communication network are provided. In one embodiment, the system may comprise, for example, at least one communication device, a communication network, print server software, and at least one personal printer resource. The communication device may be deployed at a location. The... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090323099 - Printing method and printer driver providing user interface for generating output files: A printing method is described that allows the user to conveniently either print a document, or generate an output file from it in a desired image file format and save the file for late use, or both at once. The user opens a document using an application, and issues a... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP

20090323110 - Relay server for print service and method of controlling same: File name data is transmitted from a mobile telephone to a relay server. The file specified by the file name data is read from a database and transmitted to a print service server. In response, a reservation code is transmitted from the print service server to the mobile telephone via... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090323115 - Scan-to-email with export limitations: A scan-to-email function in a networked scanner device checks a destination email address entered by the user at the local user interface of the scanner against pre-programmed criteria for allowed email addresses. If the destination email address does not fulfil the criteria, the scan-to-email process is automatically stopped.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090323120 - Image forming apparatus: A reception controller receives print data. A volatile memory stores program information for performing image formation. An image forming unit forms an image based on the print data. An image formation controller receives the program information and controlling the image forming unit. A power supply stops supply of power to... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20090323121 - A 3d scene scanner and a position and orientation system: A hand-held mobile 3D scanner (10) for scanning a scene. The scanner (10) comprises a range sensor (11) that is arranged to sense the location of surface points in the scene relative to the scanner (10) and generate representative location information, a texture sensor (12) that is arranged to sense... Agent: Dann, Dorfman, Herrell & Skillman

20090323090 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes a function selection unit configured to acquire an operation function of the image forming apparatus by selection of a user, a first distortion detection and correction unit configured to detect and correct distortion of an input image by a first method when a first operation... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090323092 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method: An image forming apparatus has a calibration mode in which a calibration image is formed on a print medium to correct image forming conditions. The image forming apparatus detects print medium information to determine, on the basis of the print medium information, whether the print medium is a sheet recommended... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090323089 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium storing image processing program: A compression process and apparatus includes: generating a background layer by extracting a text region from an input image and removing at least the text region from the input image; extracting a background region corresponding to a color characteristic from a background layer; recording coordinate values of the background region... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090323088 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program, and storage medium: An object of the present invention is to provide an image processing apparatus that switches a detecting function to be used in accordance with a state of a printing apparatus when different devices respectively have similar detection functions.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090323086 - Image rendering prior to media type detection: A method for selectively sequencing the rendering of an image for a print system includes determining a status field indicator for media type used in the print system; and pre-rendering an image according to the status field indicator, when the status field indicator includes a recognized media type. Additionally, the... Agent: David A. Novais Patent Legal Staff

20090323093 - Image signal processing apparatus and computer-readable recording medium recording image signal processing program: An image signal processing apparatus including a first tone correcting section for generating a first image signal by performing a space-variant tone conversion process for a digitalized image signal from a CCD and an A/D converting section, a second tone correcting section for generating a second image signal by performing... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20090323091 - Rendering control device, rendering device and program for rendering control: A rendering system S which controls an optical rendering on an optical disk DK of a visible image visually recognizable from outside the optical disk DK acquires discoloration information indicating a change in visual color on the optical disk DK by the rendering, and includes a CPU 4 which controls... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090323087 - Systems and methods for document redaction: Systems and methods consistent with disclosed embodiments provide for a method for redacting documents comprising associating at least one redaction template with a document, wherein the redaction template includes information identifying at least one section of a document to be redacted. The document can be printed using the redaction template,... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090323123 - Color conversion system and method: A processor is provided that includes a primary memory and color conversion logic. The primary memory may store a first color look-up table (LUT) related to a second color space. The color conversion logic, in response to a received set of pixels having color values in a first color space,... Agent: Conexant Systems, Inc. C/o Stoel Rives LLP

20090323122 - Color conversion table creating device: A color conversion table creating device includes a gray data creating unit, a light area data creating unit, a dark area data creating unit, a first grid point correspondence relationship determining unit, a second grid point correspondence relationship determining unit, and a color conversion table creating unit. The second grid... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20090323124 - Data encryption method implemented on a pattern displaying medium with at least two types of ink: Various types of ink corresponding to non-overlapping wavelength domains in absorbing lights are utilized on a pattern displaying medium for marking coordinate dots and data dots of a plurality of data blocks. While a scanning device is utilized for scanning the pattern-displaying medium, the marked coordinate dots and data dots... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090323125 - Image generating apparatus: An image generating apparatus is provided which includes: a modulating section which, by using different additional images corresponding to different pattern images, modulates signals of the pattern images to generate plural modulated pattern images; and a superimposing section which, by changing color information of a color image in accordance with... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090323126 - User interface tag for use in processing a service on a scannable document: A user interface tag for use in processing a service on a scannable document is provided. A printable surface is on one side of the scannable document and an adhesive surface is on another side of the scannable document. The printable surface further includes a printed data field specified substantially... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property

20090323127 - Image processing apparatus, control method therefor, control program and storage medium: An image processing apparatus which, in outputting images including copies of original images, if an image that has restriction information embedded therein and an image that has no restriction information embedded therein are in a state mixed in the original images, is capable of embedding the restriction information in an... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090323128 - System, method, and computer program product for scanning: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for scanning. In use, a plurality of virtual files is stored. Additionally, several of the virtual files are each associated with a particular document type. Further, selection of one of the virtual files is detected. Further still, availability of a scanner... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC

20090323129 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method thereof: An image processing method of an image processing apparatus, the method includes: discerning pixels to be processed on the basis of a preset reference pixel value in a scanned image that comprises plural pixels; drawing a pixel area including the pixels to be processed from the scanned image on the... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090323131 - Image processing apparatus, image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, and recording medium: A copying machine includes a document skew detection section. The document skew detection section includes an angle calculation section and a judgment section. The angle calculation section specifies an angle θ1 formed between a reference direction and an edge of a document placed on a platen glass, in accordance with... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090323130 - Image processing device: An image processing device includes a processing section, a load section, an operating section, and a display unit. The processing section performs processing upon sheets of a recording medium. The operating section includes input keys which receive input operation for controlling the processing section, and is disposed over the load... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090323132 - Image processing apparatus, method of image processing, computer program, and storage medium: Input image data is converted into a brightness component to obtain a difference between the brightness component and a threshold. A count variation is determined based on the obtained difference, and the counter is used to follow up and change the threshold. The threshold obtained by the follow-up and change... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090323134 - Apparatus and method for generating segmentation data of a scanned image: An apparatus and method for processing image data generates image data from a scan of an original image, and creates segmentation data from the generated image data. The segmentation data includes information regarding image types present in the image data corresponding to the scanned original image. Each of the image... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090323136 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus is provided that is capable of accurately outputting images of both sides of a card type document to the same side of a sheet of paper with a simple operation. On a card size input screen, a first scale for measuring a long-side size of a... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090323135 - Image scanning device and image formimg apparatus including the same: A disclosed image scanning device includes a document table; a document pressing unit configured to press a document placed on the document table; a scanning unit including a light source for illuminating the document and configured to optically scan the document; a photoelectric conversion element; an open/close detection unit configured... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090323137 - Image writing unit, image forming apparatus, image writing method and computer-readable information recording medium: A plurality of the light emitting device array units are arranged along a main scan direction in a staggered manner. In a density transformation mode, a transformation pattern is used to transform image data for each matrix of n by n pixels. A rate of writing an image in a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090323139 - Lighting unit, image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same: A lighting unit, includes: a light source section wherein a plurality of light-emitting sources are arranged in a direction perpendicular to a direction of each light-emitting optical axis of each light-emitting source and linearly at predetermined intervals; and a reflecting section which reflects light emitted toward a direction along a... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090323138 - Scanner and image forming apparatus having the same: Disclosed are a scanner and an image forming apparatus including the same. The scanner may include a scanning unit; a support unit configured to support the scanning unit; a first pinion rotatably disposed on the support unit and configured to move along a first rack of a first surface of... Agent: Dla Piper LLP Us

20090323133 - System and method for configuring a scanner: A system and method configures a scanner. The method comprises generating an object using an output arrangement of a host device. The object includes configuration data which corresponds to a peripheral device. The method comprises scanning the object using a scanner of the peripheral device to obtain the configuration data.... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP

20090323142 - Document reader having a document registration and retention system: A document scanning device and method of use are disclosed. The document scanning device includes a document bed and one or more document retention devices positioned along the document bed to define a document positioning surface. The document scanning device also includes a scanning module slidably attached to the document... Agent: Unisys Corporation

20090323140 - Motorized document scanner: A document scanner, such as a check scanner, is disclosed. The document scanner includes a document bed having a document positioning surface, the document positioning surface arranged to receive a document placed thereon. The document scanner further includes a scanning module slidably movable across the document positioning surface, the scanning... Agent: Unisys Corporation

20090323141 - System and method to cue operator response in a manually-driven document scanner: A document scanner and associated feedback mechanism are disclosed. The document scanner includes a document bed including a document positioning surface, and a scanning module slidably connected to the document bed, the scanning module manually movable across the document positioning surface. The document scanner further includes a feedback mechanism arranged... Agent: Unisys Corporation

20090323143 - Print control device and print control program: A print control device that controls a printing process using registered color conversion information includes: a generating unit that, when a user edits the registered color conversion information, adds access authority information indicating that the color conversion information is user color conversion information used by only a predetermined user or... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

  
12/24/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20090316175 - Approach for updating usage information on printing devices: A printing device includes a user interface, a print module, memory and a device agent. The device agent is configured to modify usage information stored in the memory of the printing device. Based on values in the usage information, one or more processes operating on the printing device may be... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20090316177 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and method of controlling image processing apparatus: Attachment of a USB memory is sensed and whether the USB memory can be recognized or not is determined based on data information output from the USB memory. When the USB memory cannot be recognized, an emulation transition screen is displayed. Thereafter, when an instruction to start transition to an... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316176 - Image processing system, image processing apparatus, and method of controlling image processing apparatus: Attachment of a USB memory is sensed and whether the USB memory can be recognized or not is determined based on data information output from the USB memory. When the USB memory cannot be recognized, an emulation transition screen is displayed. Thereafter, when an instruction to start transition to an... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316179 - Image formation apparatus and method, and recording medium: The present invention relates to an image formation apparatus that discards a job on elapse of an auto clear time. In the case a job is interrupted due to an insufficient balance to pay the fee for the job, the image formation apparatus judges whether the cause of the interruption... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316178 - Image forming apparatus and method for controlling image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus is provided with a receiving portion receiving an authenticated print job, a storage portion storing image data of the authenticated print job thus received, an authentication information determination portion performing authentication based on an operation performed by the user, and a printer printing an image based... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316180 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium storing control program: An information processing apparatus configured to transmit print data to a printing apparatus to perform printing includes a determination unit configured to determine whether a selected complex print setting including a plurality of setting values requires resolution of a conflict of setting values, and an execution unit configured to execute... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090316204 - Apparatus and method for manufacturing the same: An apparatus is provided which includes a storage unit configured to store original data; a determining unit configured to determine whether or not a user who gives an instruction to transmit the original data to another apparatus is the creator of the original data when the original data is transmitted... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090316185 - Billing and printing system, image forming device, and job processing method for the image forming device: Under a contention between a copy job and a print job, it is possible that a general user misunderstands that the payment he has made for the copy job is mistakenly used on the print job requested by another user. One solution to avoid such undesirable possibility is to display... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316192 - Communication terminal device and reception controlling method for communication terminal device: An aspect of the invention provides a communication terminal device that comprises: a communication counterpart information notification contract determination unit configured to determine if a counterpart communication terminal device communication received through a line has a communication counterpart information notification contract; and a communication controller configured to change a communication... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20090316188 - Data processing apparatus: A controller of a data processing apparatus recognizes connection of a USB memory to a USB terminal. The controller reads designation information stored in the USB memory. The designation information specifies a process to be executed by the data processing apparatus. The controller outputs an instruction for executing a process... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316202 - Data processing apparatus which downloads data via network, data processing method, and data processing program embodied on computer readable medium: In order to facilitate designating page data, an MFP includes an operation portion to accept a user operation, the operating portion having a plurality of keys, a data acquiring portion to acquire a Web page written in a markup language, an extracting portion to extract link information included in the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316201 - Display-integrated image forming apparatus, image display system, and image display method: A large-format display is attached to a rear side face of a digital multifunction peripheral in an integrated manner, with a first display screen facing outside and a second display screen facing inside. A device control portion of the digital multifunction peripheral is connected to an external server apparatus via... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090316187 - Document management system, document management apparatus, computer-readable medium and computer data signal: A document management system includes a storage section, a reference electronic manuscript acquisition section, an edit part identification section and a document editing processing section. The storage section stores at least one of an electronic manuscript and an electronic document generated by combining plural electronic manuscripts. The reference electronic manuscript... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20090316203 - Fax transmission service: A facsimile communication system and method for receiving an electronic facsimile, wherein the facsimile communication system provides access to the received electronic facsimile to a desired recipient having access to the internet, is disclosed. The facsimile communication system includes a facsimile device adapted to transmit an electronic facsimile a server... Agent: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC

20090316196 - Finisher and image forming system: Disclosed is a finisher to perform finishing processing on a paper ejected from an image forming apparatus, including: a control section to switch an adjustment amount to be used in the finishing processing based on information of paper grain of the paper.... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316186 - Image forming apparatus having human-body communication function and method for authentication in image forming apparatus: When a key input unit or a touch panel is pressed, a control unit identifies the commanded function. Then, the control unit causes a human-body communication unit to start processing for establishing human-body communication with a portable device worn by a user. On receiving user information from the portable device,... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090316194 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and image forming method: Each of a plurality of image reading units reads an image of an original and outputs image data. An image processing unit performs an image processing on the image data based on either one of a read characteristic of the image data and a parameter set according to the read... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090316189 - Image forming apparatus, job execution system, and job execution method: An image forming apparatus includes: a receiving portion that receives an authentication print job sent by a user; a comparison portion that compares identification information received through the user's input with identification information included in image data; a job execution portion that executes the authentication print job in the case... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316200 - Image forming apparatus, log control method, and program product: An image forming apparatus for performing functions, includes a storage region configured to store logs of network services that execute the functions, wherein the storage region is divided into plural function segments each corresponding to one of the functions; a managing unit configured to manage the logs in groups formed... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20090316190 - Image forming system, image forming apparatus, print server, image forming method, and computer readable recording medium stored with image forming program: If a user's instruction concerning at least one of print interruption and print cancellation is received by one of a plurality of printers while a print job is being executed split among the plurality of printers, a command for causing other printer that is executing printing processes based on the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316191 - Image forming system, image forming method and image forming apparatus: An image forming system includes an information processing apparatus, an image forming apparatus that is connected to the information processing apparatus so as to communicate with each other, a splitting unit that splits a page to be printed into a plurality of areas according to a preset splitting rule, a... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20090316208 - Image inputting apparatus, image outputting apparatus, and composite system that includes image inputting apparatus and image outputting apparatus: An image-inputting apparatus into which an image is inputted is disclosed. The apparatus includes an information receiving section that receives a first item of information; a decision section that makes a determination as to whether the first item of information should be permitted to use the image-inputting apparatus, the determination... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20090316207 - Image processing apparatus, control method of image processing apparatus, and storage medium storing therein control program for image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus which can execute an image process which is desired by a client while minimizing a connection time and an interactive communication between the client and the image processing apparatus is provided. To accomplish the above object, according to the invention, there is provided an image processing... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090316205 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image sending apparatus: In one embodiment of the invention, an image processing apparatus is provided with a display unit that displays an operation screen, and is provided with an input processing unit that processes input of comment information to the operation screen of the display unit, and an output processing unit that outputs... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090316199 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: A terminal is provided with an image obtaining portion that obtains an image including a code representing a location of a web page, a web page obtaining portion that obtains the web page based on the code included in the image, a calculation portion that compares the image except the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316206 - Image processing apparatus, job execution method thereof and recording medium: If a job executed on the data to be processed is stopped due to interruption of a wireless communication with an image processing apparatus and a portable terminal, which happens to occur while the image processing apparatus is receiving the data to be processed, which is transmitted by the portable... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316197 - Information processing apparatus and computer-readable information recording medium: A type detecting part detects types of drawing objects included in a printing job. A rate detecting part detects a rate of each type of drawing object. A storing part stores the rate of each type of drawing object as a count value of a statistics counter which counts predetermined... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20090316193 - Input apparatus and image forming apparatus: An input apparatus for a user to input an instruction into a body apparatus is disclosed. The input apparatus includes: a projection unit configured to project images of a plurality of virtual keys onto a projection area on a floor surface; a position detection unit configured to detect position information... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090316182 - Method of integrate managing integrated facsimile data and system thereof: A method and system for managing facsimile (fax) data in an integrated manner. The system includes an integrated fax server, and a fax terminal configured to transmit and receive fax data via a first communication network and to transmit both the transmitted and received fax data to the integrated fax... Agent: Juneau Partners

20090316195 - Multi-dimensional data registration integrated circuit for driving array-arrangement devices: A multi-dimensional data registration integrated circuit is configured for driving array-arrangement devices. The array-arrangement devices comprise a plurality of first hierarchy sets, each which comprises a plurality of second hierarchy sets. The multi-dimensional data registration integrated circuit comprises a first hierarchy address selection circuit, a second hierarchy address selection circuit... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20090316183 - Performance of a locked print architecture: Techniques are provided for processing a job, such as a print job or a facsimile (fax) job. A printing device comprises multiple modules that are developed in different programming languages. An inter-process communication channel is established between (a) a first module that is developed in a platform-independent programming language and... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20090316184 - Printing condition setting apparatus, printing condition setting method, and computer readable recording medium stored with printing condition setting program: A printing condition setting apparatus having a setting parameter data storage unit for storing a plurality of setting parameter data each including at least one setting parameter registered by the user's operation among a plurality of setting parameters specifying printing conditions; a setting parameter data reception unit for receiving the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316181 - Printing control program and program recording media: [Solution] A first control filter 23, which detects printing data output from a spooler 10, halts the printing task temporarily, and replicates the printing data, and a viewable image driver 20 which uses replicated printing data to create an image file, are provided. The image file is transmitted over a... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090316198 - Publicized information browsing support system, publicized information browsing support method, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: A system receives a Web page and prints the same onto paper. Then, an image depicted on the paper is read. A written image that has been added to the paper after printing the Web page is obtained by comparing the Web page with the image. The latest version of... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316209 - Information processing apparatus and computer-readable medium: Disclosed is an information processing apparatus comprising: a storage section to store data; and a control section to detect whether a data access to the storage section exists or not, to detect whether unnecessary data stored in the storage section exists or not, and to overwrite/delete the unnecessary data in... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090316210 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method and computer readable medium: An image forming apparatus includes: an obtaining unit that obtains data containing graphic information representing a segment; a determining unit that determines whether or not the graphic information representing the segment contained in the obtained data satisfies a condition defined as to at least one of a line kind, a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090316211 - Image-forming device and image-forming method: An image-forming device includes: an image-forming unit that forms an image on the basis of first image data; a measuring unit that measures a value of density of a patch image formed by the image-forming unit; a desired value storage unit that stores data on a desired value of density... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090316161 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer-readable storage medium for image forming program: An image forming apparatus is provided with a scanner that reads a document and generates image data thereof, an information detecting portion that detects, from the image data generated by the scanner, attribute information about areas divided in accordance with a type of an image, a resolution converting portion that... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316162 - Printer, printer control method, and operation control program: A printer can print to paper with a narrow width while maintaining a print format with good legibility without changing the application program and printer driver installed on the host computer. The control method of a printer that prints based on print data 5 sent from a host computer 3... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090316163 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus according to embodiments of the present invention prints an image including a writing region for a user to write on onto a recording sheet, scans the recording sheet whose writing region is written in, combines an image extracted from the scanned image with a background image,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090316164 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus is disclosed that includes a recording head having a plurality of nozzles and scanning in forward and backward scanning directions to form dot images on the recording medium, an imaging unit imaging an image on the recording medium, a detection unit detecting a positional shift amounts... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090316165 - Apparatus and method for color control of clear coated images on media: An apparatus (100) and method (200) that controls color of a clear coated image on media is disclosed. The apparatus may include a controller (110) configured to control operations of the apparatus. The apparatus may include a memory (120) coupled to the controller. The memory may include reference color information... Agent: Prass LLP

20090316169 - Controller unit and control method performed by controller unit: A controller unit controls an image processing apparatus that includes a scanner unit that acquires image data by scanning an original. The controller unit includes a scanning characteristic correcting unit that converts the image data acquired by the scanner unit into normalized image data, an expanded I/F unit to which... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090316167 - Image forming apparatus, computer readable storage medium and image formation processing method: An image forming apparatus that executes an image forming process based on print data including an execution command of transparency processes to be executed, comprises: a first storage unit to be used when the transparency process is executed; and a control unit for controlling the first number of transparency processes... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P.

20090316173 - Image forming apparatus, controlling device, image formation method and computer readable medium: The image forming apparatus includes: an image forming unit forming an image on a medium by using an image forming portion; a mode setting unit setting an image forming mode of plural image forming modes, the plural image forming modes setting, at a time of forming the image, different image... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090316171 - Image forming system: Disclosed is an image forming system, in which the printer controller is capable of performing the re-RIP (Regeneration Raster Image Processing) in conformity with the revised page order accepted from the image forming apparatus. When determining that the re-RIP is necessary, the image forming apparatus transmits a regeneration request including... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090316168 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program: An image processing apparatus includes a specific image detection unit detecting an area including at least a part of a specific image in an input image, a state determination unit determining the state of the input image, a color gamut change unit changing a prescribed color gamut in a predetermined... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090316170 - Image processing apparatus, method of controlling the image processing apparatus, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus which makes it possible to prevent a third party from outputting secret information as an image without leaving any evidence. A printer section of the image processing apparatus receives first image data and attribute data. The printer section forms an image corresponding to the first image... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090316172 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes a color line sensor that converts an image of an original document into an electric signal at first resolution and a monochrome line sensor that converts the image of the original document into an electric signal at second resolution higher than the first resolution. The... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090316166 - Original reading device: An original reading device corrects line noise when performing original image reading by a sheet-through method, even if line noise appears due to a piece of debris simultaneously influencing all color sensors. Background plates (33) have different densities and a background plate switching motor (37) switches between the background plates... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090316174 - Terminal apparatus and image forming apparatus maintenance system: A terminal apparatus that can identify contents of work conducted to repair an image forming apparatus with its power supply turned off. A terminal apparatus can communicate with the image forming apparatus. An obtaining unit obtains information related to an error occurred in the image forming apparatus. A display unit... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090316212 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing system includes a first obtaining section for obtaining a first image and a color mode for the first image; a second obtaining section for obtaining a second image and a color mode for the second image; a priority setting section for setting which of the color mode... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090316213 - System and method of improving image quality in digital image scanning and printing by reducing noise in output image data: A system and method of reducing noise in output image data is provided. Grayscale image data having a plurality of pixels is received and processed. During processing, pixels which may produce noise are identified, and a mask associated with the image data is generated. The mask provides information related to... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP Xerox Corporation

20090316214 - Image forming apparatus, image processing method, program: An image forming apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store a divisor matrix including at least two kinds of divisor values, and a changing unit configured to change M (M>N) gradation image data into N (N>3) gradation image data, wherein the changing unit is configured to divide a pixel... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090316215 - Image forming apparatus, management system and management method: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including: an output section; a counter to count operation record information; a clock section to keep time for date and time information; and a control section to obtain a counter value of operation record information counted by the counter, to obtain by the clock... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090316216 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: In the present invention, paper fingerprint information of a document is read (step 801) and whether the paper finger print information is registered is judged (step 802). If it is judged that the paper fingerprint information is registered, read image data are acquired (step 814). Super-resolution processing is then applied... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090316218 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image obtained by reading an original using a reading device is input in units of band images, the input band image is analyzed, and an area corresponding to the original within the band image is detected. A partial image containing the detected area within the band image is stored... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090316217 - Image processing device, image processing method and computer readable medium: An image processing device including a registration unit that registers plurality pieces of style information is provided. In the device, one object or a plurality of objects is extracted from image data. By comparing the extracted objects with objects included in the plurality pieces of style information that are registered... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090316219 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and computer-readable storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes a region segmentation unit configured to perform region segmentation based on a black pixel connected region in a document image, a selection unit configured to select a processing target region from regions segmented by the region segmentation unit, an internal region combining unit configured to... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090316220 - Optical code reader: A system for capturing an image of an optical code located at a region of interest in a document, the system comprising: means for supporting the document; a source of light arranged to illuminate the document; a mount for supporting an imaging device at a position spaced from the document;... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090316221 - Device for conversion of a hard-copy document containing text or image data into the electronic document.: A device for obtaining graphical information from a single- or multi-page document printed on a hard media where reading out of the position of the document elements is performed by using a method of volumetric scanning of a document (even closed) is described. Processing of scanning results, comprises joining up... Agent: Abbyy Software Ltd. Attn. Sergey Platonov

20090316228 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: A page image is acquired. Area information that includes information on existence or absence of a text area and a picture area is extracted from the acquired page image. The page image is divided into a plurality of blocks. An image feature amount of each of the divided blocks is... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090316227 - Image processing apparatus and method and computer program product: Service information provided by a user is notified to a central processing unit (CPU), and the CPU executes a computer program for an operation process of the service, to determine a path (channel) through which image data should pass and a process content of image processes according to the service.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090316229 - Image reader and image forming apparatus: There are provided an image reader with high resolution capability for images in a high density range and an image forming apparatus. An image reader 2 comprises a reflected light reading unit (11, 12, 13, 14, 10) for irradiating a surface to be read of an original sheet with a... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090316225 - Image reader and image forming apparatus including the image reader: In an image reader, an optical scanning unit reads an original image on an original document sheet. In the optical scanning unit, a lighting device is detachably attached to a housing to emit light toward the original document sheet. The housing houses a reading device to read the light reflected... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090316222 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus is provided that can prevent image streaks due to dirt, stain or the like from being produced in an image of an original that is read while being conveyed. The image reading apparatus (A) includes an ADF (40) having a scanner unit (59) incorporated therein and... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090316226 - Image reading apparatus: In an apparatus configuration where first and second carriages 3, 4 moving along an original document image on a platen at predetermined velocities guide reflected light from the original document to an image reading means 11, the first carriage 3 supports one side edge portion of a mirror with first... Agent: Kanesaka Berner And Partners LLP

20090316223 - Image reading apparatus, controller, image forming apparatus and angular position controlling method: The image reading apparatus includes: an original placing unit on which an original is to be placed, and the original placing unit transmitting light applied onto an original surface of the original and light reflected by the original surface; a lighting unit having plural light-emitting elements arrayed in a line... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090316224 - Lighting device, and optical scanning unit, image reader, and image forming apparatus including the lighting device: In a lighting device, a light source emits light. A second sandwiching member includes a second opposed surface opposing a first opposed surface of a first sandwiching member. The first sandwiching member and the second sandwiching member sandwich the light source in such a manner that the light source is... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090316230 - Image forming device and exposure apparatus: An exposure apparatus for an image forming apparatus is provided, the exposure apparatus being downsized by reducing the substrate on which a row of light emitting elements are provided in size in the sub-scanning direction. The exposure apparatus comprises a glass substrate, a row of light emitting elements constituted by... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090316231 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus therewith: An image reading apparatus includes: a lamp shining light on a target original document to be read; a lamp operating circuit for turning on the lamp; an image sensor receiving light shone from the lamp to the original document and reflected from the original document, for generating image data; a... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell

20090316232 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and image processing method: A correction of a deviation in the sub-scanning direction of a scan line accompanied by a correction of a main scan positional deviation of each sheet feeding port is insufficient. According to the present technique, therefore, the positional deviation in the sub-scanning direction of an image to be printed is... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090316233 - Reading method, image forming method, computer program product: An image reading apparatus is configured to stop a scanning unit and a feeding unit when reading is interrupted, move a reading position of the scanning unit from a home position in a sub-scanning direction and stop it, read an original for a predetermined area including an acceleration distance while... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090316234 - Apparatus and method for reading color chart and computer-readable storage medium: Provided is a method for automatically determining an error of a user operation or a calorimeter caused when the calorimeter is manually slid to measure the colors of color patches on a row-by-row basis. Also provided is a method capable of determining an error or a scanning direction using a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090316235 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes a document correction section and a display control section. The document correction section carries out rotation processing with respect to a document image so that a first reference direction from a reference side of a document to a side facing the reference side coincides with... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090316236 - Image processing method, printer driver, imaging apparatus, image processing apparatus, and imaging system: An image processing method is disclosed for performing an under color removal process and a black recording liquid incorporation process on an input three-color signal, and generating image data for an imaging apparatus that is configured to form a color image on a recording medium using recording liquids of cyan,... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

  
12/17/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20090310164 - Image forming apparatus, printing method, publicized information aggregating apparatus and method, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image forming apparatus is provided with a browsing setting table storage portion for storing a keyword specified by a user, an update presence/absence determination portion for retrieving, from information publicized through a server, publicized information that includes updated or newly added contents and that also includes the keyword stored... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090310163 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system and computer readable medium: An information processing apparatus includes a document information storage unit, a progress information identification unit and a progress information storage unit. The document information storage unit stores identification information of a paper document associated with an operation item defined for a case. The progress information identification unit obtains progress information... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20090310165 - Automatic detection and reconfiguration of devices: Described is a technology by which movement of a shared network device (e.g., a printer or storage device) to a different network machine triggers an automatic reconfiguration of the device and/or the network machines, so that those machines remain able to share that device. Configuration data may be pushed to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090310174 - Data processing apparatus, data processing method and recording medium: A selector selects one or more than one document files among those recorded in a memory, according to an instruction issued by a user, and a judgment portion judges whether by the simplified mode or the detailed mode the selected document file data should be outputted, according to an output... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090310181 - Distribution system for developing and delivering photographs: Methods, systems, and computer program products for delivering a hard copy print of a captured image are disclosed. A photo medium containing a captured image and a recipient address are received. A photofinishing location is selected based on the recipient address. Electronic data representing the photo medium is sent to... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090310167 - Image formation apparatus, printing method and printing program: An image formation apparatus includes an acquisition unit for acquiring image data from a server, a display unit for displaying first image data of a first image size based on the image data acquired by the acquisition unit, a printer for printing the image data on a recording medium, a... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090310177 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus, to which an accessory device is connectable, includes a control unit configured to control the image forming apparatus to start a preparation operation in which an image forming unit can form an image in response to a power supply, and a storage unit configured to store... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090310169 - Image forming apparatus of efficiently storing information relating to client apparatuses in network environment: A plurality of MFPs are connected to a data transfer system, and one of the MFPs functions as a representing MFP. The representing MFP monitors a connection status of the MFPs and a PC to the data transfer system. Upon detection of a change in the connection status, the representing... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090310178 - Image forming device, image forming method, and image forming program: An image forming device for executing an authentication print job including: a communication interface unit for receiving print data; a job data holding unit for holding job data based on the print data for the authentication print job; a user authentication unit for outputting the result of the user authentication... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090310176 - Image processing apparatus, method, and medium storing program: An image processing apparatus compares vector data of a target document and vector data of a stored document stored in the image processing apparatus, converts each of the vector data of the target document and the vector data of the stored document into text data and extracts a difference between... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090310173 - Image processing apparatus, voice guide method thereof and recording medium: An image processing apparatus includes: a data memory that stores in itself voice guide data pieces; a voice output portion that outputs the voice guide data pieces stored in the data memory; and a controller. The controller prohibits a first voice guide data piece from being outputted according to a... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090310180 - Image processing device which performs setting of device based on information acquired: When a user uses an image processing device, the image processing device accesses a private PC of the user connected to a network to request acquisition of environmental information. A printer driver in the private PC collects various settings (including desktop theme, application settings, and device driver settings) from within... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090310179 - Information processing apparatus using license information, method, and control program: An information processing apparatus configured to communicate with an image forming apparatus is provided. The information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive destination information transmitted from the image forming apparatus, a destination determining unit configured to determine the destination of the image forming apparatus by using the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090310170 - Information processing device for reproducing contents information: An information processing device includes a plurality of modules for realizing a plurality of functions. The information processing device reproduces contents information and expects information which is to be inputted based on the functions relating to the reproduced contents information. Further, based on the expected information, the information processing device... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090310175 - Printing device, printing system, and computer program product: When a printing device is in a state in which a printing process of a print job including at least one print data and a series of process commands from a host apparatus cannot be executed, a printing processing unit transfers a printing right corresponding to the print job that... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090310171 - Printing instructing apparatus, printing instructing method, and recording medium: Disclosed is a, printing instructing apparatus to instruct printing in an image forming apparatus, the apparatus including: a storage section to store a plurality of pieces of printing setting information, each piece of the information including a plurality of printing conditions regarding a plurality of setting items, respectively; a display... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090310166 - Printing system and printing method: A printing system comprising: a terminal device; and a printing apparatus. The terminal device comprises: a job information generation unit for generating job information including identification information on a job issuer, and identification information with respect to the permitted recipient; and a job information transmission unit for transmitting the job... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090310172 - Printing system, image forming apparatus, pull printing method, pull printing program embodied on computer readable medium: In order to reduce the number of times of authentication when printing data stored in a server is printed, an MFP includes: a printing data receiving portion to receive printing data from a server; a job executing portion to execute a job; a user authenticating portion; a job generating portion... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090310168 - Printing system, image forming apparatus, web page printing method, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image forming apparatus is provided with: a job data reception processing portion that receives a command to print a web page and a conditional expression used to search for that web page from a terminal; a print execution processing portion that causes a printing device to print a web... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090310183 - Display screen image creating apparatus, image forming apparatus, image forming system, and display control device: A PC includes a part designation receiving section which receives a designation of a display object part to be displayed in a display screen image, a layout instruction receiving section which receives a layout instruction of the display object part, an action setting section which sets an action associated with... Agent: Casella & Hespos

20090310184 - Image forming apparatus, control method, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus specifies as a blank area an area where a drawing object different from a latent image and a copy-forgery-inhibited pattern background image is removed from a copy-forgery-inhibited pattern image in a first page when printing is instructed, and lays out a drawing object of a second... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090310182 - Method and apparatus for forming image and recording medium: One or more among a PC document receive filter, a FAX document receive filter, a read filter, and a readout filter create a report on each of the corresponding functions in a format common to the functions. A report filter changes a format of the created report as desired by... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090310148 - Data processing method in network system connected with image processing apparatus: When an ID card (41, 81) including user ID stored therein is set in an image processing apparatus (1, 71), the user ID is read out of the IC card. Upon depression of a key instructing individual setting, ID information including the user ID and apparatus ID is transmitted to... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090310149 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a reading unit that reads image data, a drawing data storage unit that stores object data comprising the read image data so as to allow the stored object data to be distinguished between a vector object and a raster object, a vector gray determination unit... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090310150 - Image processing device and image processing method: A dither pattern is formed in such a manner that threshold values 1 to 16 are dispersed in regard to the order of magnitudes of the threshold values. First, there is made a calculation of multiplying each value of the image data by a ratio of 1/2. Thereby, there is... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090310154 - Chromatic component replacement: A color-separation LUT and/or algorithm method and apparatus preferably convert input device-color data to output device-colorants, for many color-presentation types—automatically and for arbitrary colorant-set. In one major aspect of the invention, a device-hue ring is defined along six straight edges of a cubical device-hue space (without segments ending at white... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20090310157 - Color conversion method, color conversion table created by the color conversion method, image processing apparatus, and color conversion program: There is provided a color conversion method. The method includes: a black correction step of converting the first black corresponding to the first color data having a tone value of 0 to the second black corresponding to the second color data having a tone value of 0 so that when... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090310153 - Color signal processing apparatus, color signal processing method, color conversion apparatus computer-readable medium: A color signal processing apparatus includes a total amount calculating unit, a limit value calculating unit and a correcting unit. The total amount calculating unit calculates a total amount value of an input color signal in an output device color space which has, as color components, colors of coloring materials... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20090310158 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: An image forming apparatus, comprises an input section to input identification information of a user; a memory section to memorize an event, time and date of the event, participants of the event and print data of information materials used in the event; a printing section; and a control section to... Agent: Cameron Kerrigan Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090310162 - Image forming apparatus, and control method and computer program for the same: There is provided an image forming apparatus and a control method for the same in which the reading size for an original is controlled according to various executing conditions while troublesome operations for a user are reduced. To accomplish this, at the time of reading an original, the image forming... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090310159 - Image forming system and image forming method: Disclosed an image forming system including: an image forming section to perform an image forming processing to form an image on a sheet to eject the image-formed sheet to an sheet ejection section; a control section to control the image forming processing by the image forming section; a specify section... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090310161 - Image processing apparatus and method thereof: First data, which is calculated from quantization errors of adjacent pixels of a pixel of interest in accordance with an error diffusion matrix, and second data, which is calculated from quantization results of the adjacent pixels in accordance with a reference pixel matrix and a gain coefficient, are added to... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090310156 - Image processing system, image processing method and object name generation program: There is described an image processing system, which makes it possible not only to prevent the system from generating printing errors, but also to increase the reuse ratio of the object. The system includes a first apparatus that generates first data for designating a first job and a second apparatus... Agent: Cameron Kerrigan Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20090310152 - Print mediator: A print mediator includes an interface module which serves as an interface for a document to be submitted for printing. The interface module communicates with an associated printing infrastructure for acquiring color rendering information for a print queue of the printing infrastructure. A reviewing application receives the acquired color rendering... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20090310160 - Printed matter managing system: A printed matter managing system for printing a file to which a label in accordance with file identifying information is applied to manage the printed matter includes a detection unit for detecting the label applied to the printed matter in one of reading the printed matter by a computer and... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090310155 - Processing image data: A method of obtaining image data for printing a circular pad having a radius R by forming ink blots having a radius r in an overlapping manner. The method can include: setting a base pitch as the base distance between adjacent ink blots, arranging the vector data of the pad... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090310151 - Systems and methods for multi-mode color blending: Systems and methods are provided for performing blending operations on color documents described in a PDL in one of at least two modes. In a first mode, a specified colorspace associated with one PDL group is replaced with a second colorspace, wherein the second colorspace is native to a target... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090310185 - Credential and method and system of making same: A batch of credentials printed on a credential medium having a pattern of lenses (e.g., lenticular or other pattern), as well as a system and method for producing such credentials. A library of encoders is used to encode pixel locations of a plurality of view sets comprising a number of... Agent: Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C

20090310186 - Image forming apparatus with display apparatus mounted: In an image forming apparatus serving as one embodiment, a large-format display that has a display screen visible from a rear face or a side face is disposed on at least one side face of a case of the image forming apparatus, and is formed such that the large-format display... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090310188 - Document processing system using full image scanning: A system for tracking currency bills comprises a currency scanning device. The scanning device includes a sensor that retrieves currency identification characteristic information of each bill processed. The currency identification characteristic information permits the unique identification of each bill processed. The system further comprises a customer identification means and means... Agent: Cummins-allison Corp. C/o Nixon Peabody LLP

20090310187 - Face simulation in networking: A system allows you to do things on the internet in a way you might do them in the real world. This system allows modifying your look on the internet, but only by an amount that changes your look like you could change it in the real world, e.g, with... Agent: Scott C Harris

20090310189 - Determining the orientation of scanned hardcopy medium: A method of determining the orientation of a scanned digital image having an image side and a non-image side, includes scanning a hardcopy medium to produce a scanned digital image; scanning the non-image side of the hardcopy medium; detecting handwritten annotations in either the scanned digital image or the scan... Agent: J. Lanny Tucker, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company

20090310192 - Image reading device: A compact image reading device is provided in which a plurality of illumination devices are not needed, and by which a hologram image can be accurately identified in a short period. The image reading device includes a first light source, arranged in a main-scanning direction on a face perpendicular to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090310193 - Image reading device: An image reading device having a compact plane-shaped illumination portion is provided, by which a portion of a target to be light-irradiated can be irradiated with light whose oblique angles are different from each other, and a transmission part of the target can be read. The image reading device includes... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090310191 - Image scanning apparatus: An image scanning apparatus includes a transport roller transporting an original, a CCD scanning a first side of the original, a CIS scanning unit scanning a second side of the original, and a flap for reversing the original and sending the original to a transport path. A CPU controls the... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090310190 - Rod-shaped light guide and image reading device: A rod-shaped light guide reflects light incident on an end face thereof in the interior of the rod-shaped light guide and emits the light outside from a light emitting surface provided to extend in the longitudinal direction. The rod-shaped light guide includes: a scattering pattern surface provided to be opposite... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090310194 - Image reading system: A scanner apparatus has a feeding section that feeds an original document sheet to a predetermined reading position, a reading sensor that reads an image of the original document sheet fed by the feeding section, a transfer data storage section that stores image data from the reading sensor, a transfer... Agent: Kanesaka Berner And Partners LLP

  
12/10/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20090303512 - Automated imposition for print jobs with exception pages: Print jobs can be processed to produce printed documents. In industrial printing operations, printers operate on large sheets that are then folded, cut, and stacked. Individual pages are imposed onto the large sheets such that they end up in the correct place after stacking. Exception pages are pages that, for... Agent: Xerox Corporation C/o Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC

20090303514 - Automatic arrangement of nested images as a function of assigned print modes: Images selected for printing are assigned respective print-speed modes so that at least first and second of said images are assigned to a relatively fast print mode and at least a third image is assigned to a relatively slow print mode. The images are arranged as a function of print-speed... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20090303513 - N-up sheetlet based imaging with flexible formatting of logical pages: Methods and systems herein provide for flexible formatting of print jobs and their associated logical pages. One N-up printing system is adapted to receive a print job from a host system for printing to a tangible medium. The print job includes at least a first logical page. The printing system... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20090303515 - Printer driver program, and printing instruction device: A printer driver program is disclosed that allows a host device to perform a printing instruction process for a plurality of models of printers. The printer driver program includes a program part that allows the host device to perform a process of holding product specification information provided from a manufacturer... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090303516 - Printing apparatus and printing method: The printing apparatus of the present invention comprises a scanner unit for reading an image in an original; an instruction unit for receiving an instruction from a user and instructing operation of reading the image with the scanner unit; and a printer unit for printing the image that has been... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090303517 - Image forming apparatus, image formation controlling method, and computer readable medium storing instructions for performing the image formation controlling method: An image forming apparatus including a controller generating image data and a print control signal and outputs the image data and the print control signal together with a print request; and an engine driving print process devices to perform print processing according to the image data. Upon receipt of the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090303533 - Advertising apparatus with hook: A hook apparatus includes a front side and a back side. A hook extending from the front side is included for hanging objects. A shelter structure extends from the front side positioned around and apart from the hook. The shelter structure may serve as a second hook for hanging objects.... Agent: Fulbright And Jaworski LLP

20090303526 - Document data update information creation processing system, image forming apparatus, document data update information creation processing method, and recording medium: A document data update information providing system has a document data accumulation apparatus and an image forming apparatus interconnected via a network. The document data accumulation apparatus creates update information of document data selectively among those accumulated in the document data accumulation apparatus, by an update information creator. The image... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090303535 - Document management system and document management method: The document management system includes an image acquisition unit acquiring a document image, a similarity judgment unit judging similarity between contents of a first document image and contents of a second document image acquired by the image acquisition unit, a relevance judgment unit judging that a document corresponding to the... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090303538 - Image communication apparatus and image communication control method: According to one aspect of the present invention, there is provided an image communication apparatus comprising a first FAX communication unit configured to make communications with a partner apparatus according to a first FAX communication function using a public telephone network, a second FAX communication unit configured to make communications... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090303525 - Image forming apparatus that manages charging: An image forming apparatus analyzes a specified job to identify processing operations composing a process and a processing amount such as the number of copies and obtains unit prices set for the respective processing operations, from a charging map associated with a user who is an issuer of the job.... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090303536 - Image forming device, image processing method, and computer program: After a printing process of multiple copies starts, a process on print data received from a host starts. In a continuous process, a process of performing printing on the basis of generated image data and a process of once accumulating processed image data in an external image forming device, reading... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090303518 - Image processing apparatus: The present invention provides an image processing apparatus and an image processing system which facilitate management against unauthorized use by creating a job log according to a usage status of a user. A creation section creates a different job log for each individual user. The job log has storage conditions... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090303540 - Image processing apparatus and communicating method in image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus according to the invention prevents communication with computers connected via a network from being uniformly restricted, and restricts the communication with the computers in accordance with a kind of received data or a kind of data process.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090303530 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: The image processing apparatus has a confidential printing function of saving image data transmitted from an information processing apparatus once to perform printing in accordance with print instruction given by predetermined operation input to the image processing apparatus. When print instruction for the image data saved in the image processing... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090303528 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and image processing program: Identification information pieces used for establishment of a connection between an image processing apparatus and a portable terminal are generated and also linked to the data process conditions registered in advance. The generated identification information pieces are displayed on a display in a style allowing users to understand their linkages... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090303543 - Image processing system, image processing apparatus, control method, program and storage medium: An image processing apparatus and image processing system make it possible to easily and fast perform electronization processing of reading a large quantity of manuscripts with a plurality of image processing apparatus to generate the images read from the large quantity of manuscripts as a piece of electronic data. To... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090303537 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: When a user selects an existing image forming apparatus and a virtual image forming apparatus, a job log acquisition unit acquires a job log from the selected existing image forming apparatus. A simulation unit calculates a processing speed of the existing image forming apparatus and a processing speed of the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090303521 - Method and system for sharing of a usb printer to all clients: Embodiments herein disclose a method of a client PC virtualizing a USB printer present on the network, only when a print job is given to the client PC and freeing the USB printer as soon as the print job gets over, hence making the USB printer available to other client... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090303532 - Network device and workflow processing system: A system which executes a workflow without a management apparatus immediately notifies the user of an error which has occurred in a device. When an error occurs in a job in a device which is executing the workflow, the device which shares the workflow with other devices transmits the log... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090303527 - Network file processing system and scanner device: A network file processing system comprising: a scanner device connected to a network, for reading a document and generating image data; and a plurality of file servers connected to the network, each having an area to save data to, in which: the scanner device comprising: an acceptance request issuance unit... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090303529 - Network system and printer driver: A network system includes a print server to which a printer is connected, a file server, and one or more client terminals, wherein the print server, the file server, and the one or more client terminals are connected together on a network. The client terminal includes a printer driver that... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090303524 - Operation control program, operation control method, image forming apparatus, and memory resource allocation method: An operation control program controls a computer provided in an image forming apparatus to serve as: a service section which discriminates an operation of a service requested by a user, and constructs a job corresponding to the operation by selecting one or a plurality of job scenarios prepared in advance... Agent: Casella & Hespos

20090303520 - Parts in a print job referenced by multiple parents: A method for sharing printing elements (33, 34) between plurality of printing product job versions including providing plurality of printing job versions (31A, 31B, 31C, 31D) structures which all are part a single printing job (30). The printing elements (33, 34) which are shared between different printing job versions are... Agent: Amelia A. Buharin, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company

20090303542 - Printer for printing interactive forms: A printer is provided having an interface for receiving print data, a printhead for printing a form, using the received print data, by printing information related to at least one interactive element associated with the delivery of a greeting card, and coded data at least partially indicative of the at... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090303534 - Printing apparatus, printing system, and computer program product: A printing apparatus performs a printing process for a printing job including at least one print data and a series of process commands from a host apparatus. A session setup unit sets up a session with the host apparatus and other printing apparatus. A status obtaining unit obtains a status... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090303519 - Printing controller, gui display method, printer driver, and recording medium: A printing controller having a printer driver configured to display a GUI using language-dependent files containing the display character strings of corresponding languages is disclosed. The printing controller includes a compressed language-dependent file into which the language-dependent files are compressed, a language selection part configured to cause one of the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090303523 - Printing processes and printed products: A system for generating an electronic document for use in a printing process is described. The electronic document comprises a plurality of printable sheets, and each printable sheet comprises an array of printable regions. The system comprises receiving means arranged to receive content for each of a plurality of users... Agent: Stevens & Showalter LLP

20090303541 - System for printing and interacting with a document: A system for printing and interacting with a document. The system comprises a computer system, a printer connected to the computer system and an optically imaging pen. When the computer receives a request for printing the document, it allocates a document identity and determines coded data for the document. The... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090303531 - System, server, server control method, and storage medium: The present invention provides a system that registers, in a second information processing apparatus, device information unique to a peripheral device capable of connecting to a first information processing apparatus, wherein the first information processing apparatus includes an addition unit configured to add, to the device information, information indicating whether... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090303522 - Systems and methods for selectively printing using a networked printer: The present disclosure is directed to selective printing of a print job based on the printing capabilities of a networked printer. Print jobs can be sent to a print server and sorted based on various printing requirements. The print jobs can then be sent to printers capable of printing the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20090303539 - User interface feedback using scanner light source: An image forming apparatus includes a scanning region and a user interface region adjacent to the scanning region. In the user interface, a first illuminated indicator corresponds to a function of the image forming apparatus. A light source is operable to illuminate an object in the scanning region. A first... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/marvell

20090303544 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus causes a composite image to be printed, on a recording sheet, as an entry area to be written in by a user. The composite image is formed by superimposing a fixed image on a reference image. The image processing apparatus extracts an image of an area... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090303545 - Information processing apparatus, device setting method, and computer-readable memory storing device driver program therein: To provide a print set picture plane which can be easily used and understood by the user, in order to realize a technique for enabling a print setup in another set picture plane to be easily recognized, there is provided an information processing apparatus which is connected to an external... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090303546 - System for printing an interactive document on demand: A system for printing an interactive document on demand. The system comprises a computer system and a printer. The computer system is configured for: identifying a document for printing; allocating a document identity to the document; recording an association between the document identity and the document; and sending print data... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090303498 - Forming images with minimum feature sizes: A method for forming an image on recording media includes providing a support adapted to receive the recording apparatus; providing a controller programmed for controlling a print head to form the image on the recording media in accordance with image data corresponding to the image; determining a minimum feature size;... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20090303499 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system and enlargement print processing method of printing data: An enlargement print processing method to enlarge print data and divisionally print the enlarged print data on a plurality of print media, the method including: receiving an enlargement rate to enlarge the print data; determining whether a number of print media, on which the enlarged print data is to be... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20090303500 - Printer for printing form for interaction with sensing device: A printer is provided having an interface for receiving print data, a printhead for printing a form, using the print data, by printing information related to at least one text field and coded data at least partially indicative of the text field, the coded data being coincident with the information,... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090303511 - Database system for processing image data for consistent color printing: Present systems and methods enable digital color printers to consistently print color output from computer generated image data that includes spot color definitions. Colors that are defined as spot colors can be separated from colors that are defined as combinations of process colors. Accordingly, color corrections can be separately applied... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20090303503 - Image forming apparatus performing image formation suitable for adding information in handwriting or the like: When a printing mode is designated by user operation, an MFP embeds information specifying a storage location in designated stored image data and prints the resultant image data. When a user adds information in handwriting or the like to the above-described printing material, and the printing material after the information... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090303504 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and recording medium therefor: The objective of the preset invention is to easily determine an optimal method for the use of transparent toner. In order to resolve this problem, an image forming apparatus according to the present invention includes an addition unit for adding, to each of objects that constitute an original document, information... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090303506 - Image processing apparatus, method for controlling image processing apparatus, and storage medium: A method for controlling an image processing apparatus includes obtaining image data from a detachable memory unit, estimating whether the obtained image data is image data read by a scanner, and in a case where it is estimated that the obtained image data is image data read by the scanner,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090303508 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes: an image reading unit for reading an original image at a first resolution and converting the read original image into first image data; a data analysis unit for analyzing the first image data; a resolution determination unit for determining an appropriate second resolution on the... Agent: Casella & Hespos

20090303510 - Information processing apparatus and method for processing information for density correction: The invention enables people to easily identify a printout image even in the case where the printout image is printed with a tint block image added thereon. More specifically, a physical page that is a printable area of printing paper is divided into areas, an intended document/image is printed in... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090303507 - Methods and apparatuses for printing three dimensional images: Systems and methods for printing a 3D object on a three-dimensional (3D) printer are described. The methods semi-automatically or automatically delineate an item in an image, receive a 3D model of the item, matches said item to said 3D model, and send the matched 3D model to a 3D printer.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090303509 - Print control device, print control method, and computer-readable storage medium: A print control method allowing a printing apparatus to perform printing based on a plurality of contents used for outputting a plurality of components to be finally integrated is provided. The CPU determines whether component basis post-processing is set in each of the plurality of contents. The printing sequence is... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090303502 - Print device selection in a networked print job environment: What is disclosed is a novel system and method for selecting a printer in a document reproduction environment comprising a plurality of networked printing devices. In one embodiment, a document is received which is to be printed and a set of image quality requirements specific for the document are determined... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20090303501 - Print management system, and method and program for the same: Colors of printed materials are easily matched. Provided is a print management system used in a printing system including a plurality of printing presses and performing printing using plates respectively created for each printing press. The print management system includes a tone-curve storage unit for linking and storing identifying information... Agent: Kanesaka Berner And Partners LLP

20090303505 - Subtractive color method, subtractive color processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: A most used color that is a most popularly used color is obtained in an image. Pixel groups formed of continued pixels having an identical color other than the most used color in the image is extracted as first pixel groups. Pixel groups having a color of which a color... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090303547 - Document management system and information processing method for the document management system: According to an instruction issued by a user for printing document information via a web browser of a client PC, a main control unit of an information processing apparatus included in a document management system issues an instruction to a document attribute/user attribute comparison unit for comparing a user attribute,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090303548 - System for improved fax communication: A system and method transmit and receive information through a telephony based communication channel by scanning a hardcopy image to convert the hardcopy image into an electronic image and adding non-facsimile-communication-protocol/non-facsimile-image digital data to an electronic image to be transmitted by a telephony based communication circuit. Non-facsimile-communication-protocol/non-facsimile-image digital data is... Agent: Basch & Nickerson LLP

20090303549 - Image processing device, image processing method, and image forming apparatus: An image processing device including a first image reading unit to read image data on a front side of a document page, a second image reading unit to read image data on a back side of the document page, a first image processing unit to process the image data read... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090303550 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: To generate an image used for image formation by processing with less image deterioration when a page image including plural kinds of objects is formed. An image processing apparatus extracts identification information for identifying types of objects included in a bitmap image and identifying to which objects respective pixels of... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090303552 - Image forming system and image reading apparatus: An image forming system including: an image reading portion which reads an image of an original; an image forming portion which forms the image on a sheet based on image information read by the image reading portion; and a storing device which stores the original before the image is read,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090303551 - Image processing apparatus and method with reading mistake preventing function during document reading: An image processing apparatus includes: a platen; a document cover mounted to be opened/closed on the platen; a document reader provided in relation to the platen, for reading an image of a document placed on the platen; an opening/closing detector provided in relation to the platen and the document cover,... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (general) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090303553 - Pixel array and image processing apparatus for image-capturing: An image-capturing apparatus includes a pixel array including pixels. Each of the pixels includes a transducer for generating signal charge according to the intensity of an incident light beam. The image-capturing apparatus further includes an output circuit for outputting a pixel signal outside the pixel array at a frame rate... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090303554 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus having the same: An image reading apparatus and an image forming apparatus having an original base plate, a conveying unit which separates and conveys a bundle of original sheets sheet by sheet, a first image reading unit which reads image information from the one side of the original sheet, a second image reading... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20090303555 - Camera platen: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for improving the effectiveness with which a line scan camera may read information presented on the surface of an item, such as a flats mail item having name and/or address information printed thereon which is enclosed or partially covered in transparent and/or semi-transparent material. Some... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20090303556 - 4+ color management using a virtual cmyk color paradigm: A color management method, system and storage medium output 4+ color separation signals to a 4+ (5 or more) color print engine. An input source color is converted into virtual intermediate CMYK separation signals using a 4-color management tool, which may be a conventional tool. These virtual intermediate CMYK separation... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC.

20090303557 - Display apparatus, display control method, and computer-readable recording medium thereof: A display apparatus for displaying an information screen and an operation screen concerning an apparatus to which the display apparatus is connected, is disclosed, including: a screen display request receiving part, a display component creating part, and a display component drawing part. The screen display request receiving part receives a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

  
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