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Facsimile and static presentation processing April category listing, related patent applications 04/10

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04/29/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20100103443 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus and a control method thereof, the control method of an image forming apparatus which transmits and receives facsimiles through a first line and a second line including detecting a facsimile transmitting and receiving error of a first facsimile unit and a second facsimile unit which are... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100103456 - Apparatus and system of image processing apparatus, and medium storing image processing control program: An apparatus, system, and a method of image processing, and a recording medium including an image processing control program are disclosed. The system allows a user to select one or more image processing condition items, and stores the user selection as item setting information. Based on the item setting information,... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100103444 - Automated prepress methods for improving page parallel rip performance: Systems and methods are presented in which a print job is segmented into multiple parts or chunks prior to facilitate raster image processing by including in each of the parts the print job preamble, one or more page portions, and only those resources required for the page portions, and the... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100103462 - Facsimile apparatus that can transfer image data received as an e-mail message to another facsimile apparatus: A facsimile apparatus that receives an e-mail message through a local area network, stores image data contained in the e-mail message in a data storage unit, converts the image data stored in the data storage unit into image data that a facsimile terminal can properly handle, and transfers the converted... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20100103457 - Image forming apparatus and print system: An image forming apparatus is connected to a plurality of networks including a network connected with an image processor and includes a storer for storing in memory a plurality of address sets each composed of a first kind address of the image forming apparatus and a first kind address of... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20100103451 - Image forming device capable of completing access operation to rfid on recording medium: There is provided an image forming device that includes a conveyor section, an image forming section, an accessing section and a control unit. The conveyor section conveys recording media in a conveying path, the recording media including a recording medium having a data storage unit attached thereto and a recording... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy &presser, P.C.

20100103450 - Image forming device, image data control method, and program therefor: An image forming device connectable to plural external devices controlling image data through a network including: a setup unit configured to set up an identification name and communication identification information for the image forming device and the external devices, the communication identification information having a setup content different based on... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100103454 - Image forming method, image forming apparatus, and image forming system: An image forming method includes: dividing input image data; transmitting first divided data to a first image processing unit; transmitting second divided data to a second image processing unit; image-processing the first divided data transmitted to the first image processing unit; image-processing the second divided data transmitted to the second... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100103459 - Image processing apparatus, document number adding method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a setting unit configured to set adding a document number indicating a copy number and executing a page iterative imposition for imposing a plurality of same pages on a plane of a sheet (i.e., a physical page) and a document number adding unit configured to... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100103455 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes a light source which irradiates an original with light, an imaging unit which images by condensing reflected and scattered light from the original via a plurality of reflecting mirrors and imaging mirrors, and a photoelectric conversion unit which converts, into an electrical signal, the reflected... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100103452 - Method and apparatus for creating page description language data for parallel processing: Provided is a method and apparatus of creating printing data, the method includes: classifying a plurality of objects that are to be printed into a plurality of groups; generating a page description language (PDL) section for each group to include commands for establishing attributes that are to be used in... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100103448 - Method and apparatus for voucher and promotional couponing system: A method and apparatus are provided for the creation and management of promotional coupons or vouchers. When used in a mixed gaming and promotional couponing system, a printer appends printed indicia to printed output when receiving data on an auxiliary port configured for printing promotional coupons. In addition, the printer,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100103449 - Method of transmsitting log information on document using metadata and host device, image forming apparatus and system using the same method: There are provided a method of transmitting log information on a document using metadata which can manage log information based on the metadata, and a host device, an image forming apparatus and an image forming system using the same method. The method includes: setting up metadata for receiving log information... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100103446 - Methods and systems for printing documents with semi-transparent graphical elements: A method of processing a page for printing includes processing each component of the page, or a portion of the page, into a display list. A plurality of element streams is generated from at least a portion of the display list. Each component of the element streams is identified as... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20100103460 - Print control apparatus, print control method, and recording medium: A printing apparatus is caused to print an image in which elements included in a document are arranged on a page by a print control method. The document, which includes the elements and information for arranging the elements, is acquired. An element disposed on an edge of the page is... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100103458 - Printer and printer control method: A printer that can acquire information related to print job execution can shorten the waiting time between print jobs even when print jobs are received continuously. In a printer that prints according to print jobs, a command interpreting and data conversion unit 10 interprets commands and converts print data to... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100103453 - Printing system and control method of the printing system: In a printing system that registers a schedule of print jobs before printing and that executes the print jobs in order of registration, a print server receives a print request of print jobs and requests a print device to register the print jobs. The print server abandons the print jobs... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100103445 - System and method for processing a document workflow: A method of processing a document workflow includes the initial step of providing a document workflow system including a grid computing system in communication with at least one I/O device. The document workflow system is configured to process at least one print job. The method also includes the step of... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)

20100103447 - Systems and methods for testing a printer: A method for testing skew in a printer includes receiving at a printer a request to print a test page, and in response to the request, printing a test page. The test page includes (a) a first symbol defining a first symbol boundary and (b) a second symbol sized smaller... Agent: Baker Botts L.l.p

20100103461 - User interface and method of controlling the same, storage medium, and image processing apparatus: A user interface which makes it possible to easily and more accurately configure a user mode. The user interface has an application mode configuration screen for configuring settings for an application mode when executing a job and a user mode configuration screen for configuring settings for a user mode before... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100103463 - Determining geographic location of a scanned image: A method of determining the geographic location of a hardcopy medium 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 a location feature from the scan of the non-image side of... Agent: J. Lanny Tucker Patent Legal Staff

20100103435 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method for processing screen-processed image: When rotation processing is performed on an image obtained by screen processing, screen growth pattern changes and image quality changes. The image subjected to the screen processing is multi-value encoded by use of information of a dither matrix used for the screen processing, and a screen image is restored from... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100103434 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing method, and computer readable medium storing program: An image processing apparatus includes: a coefficient calculation unit that calculates a coefficient for converting image data having a predetermined number of pixels to image data having a smaller number of pixels than the predetermined number of pixels, including a coefficient multiplied by an integer power of 2, as a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100103436 - Image forming apparatus and method: An image forming apparatus includes a communication interface unit to receives an XML paper specification (XPS) file, an XPS file processing unit which converts the XPS file into an output data corresponding to printing paper to print the XPS file using information regarding the height and width of a FixedPage... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100103437 - Coatings for lep printers, lep printer structures, lep printers, and methods of inhibiting sludge formation: Liquid electro-photographic (LEP) printers having a coating disposed thereon, LEP printers having a compound such as fluorosurfactant in the resin to make one or more parts of the LEP printer, and the like, are disclosed.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100103438 - Adaptive color transform to control color inconstancy: A method for selecting the level of color inconstancy of an output image produced on a digital color printer having a neutral ink and a plurality of color inks is disclosed. The method includes analyzing the distribution of input colors present in the input digital image to determine a color... Agent: J. Lanny Tucker Patent Legal Staff

20100103442 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus forms a color image using image carriers for a plurality of colors by electrophotography. The image forming apparatus stores, for each color, information on the shift amount between an ideal scanning line and an actual scanning line in the main scanning direction on the image carrier.... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100103441 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and image forming program: A printer not optically correcting bends and inclinations of scanning lines needs to execute such control as to electrically correct them. However, a conventional correction method has a problem that this correction causes an image defect such as an image streak or an uneven density in a specific area. A... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100103440 - Image path utilizing sub-sampled cross-channel image values: A technique for cross-channel correction in real time for digital color printing in which the full resolution value of a selected colorant is combined with low resolution versions of the remaining colorants to provide a basis for correcting the selected colorant based upon the data for the other colorants employed.... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100103439 - System and method for visual configuation of dynamic document hole placement: Document processing systems and methods are presented in which a hole select system is connected to a graphical user interface that visually renders a media image representative of a printed media, the interface includes at least one hole indicia on the media image, and allows the hole indicia to be... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100103464 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An input image analysis unit (100) analyzes the difference value between two pixels adjacent in the subscanning direction in an input image having the first number of tone levels. A vertical resolution conversion unit (101) averages the two pixels to generate average image data. A multi-level error diffusion processing unit... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100103465 - Color pixel error diffusion in a cmyk input color space: What is disclosed is a system and method for diffusing pixel error in a halftoning process in a color management system. The present method divides a modified CMYK input into a real and imaginary portions. The real portion is the coverage achieved by a physically realizable positive dot. The imaginary... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20100103466 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system and printing method thereof: A printing method, and an image forming apparatus and image forming system to perform the method, the method including performing a multi-bit halftoning of a pixel of image data if the pixel is to be printed with a dark developer, performing a single-bit halftoning of the pixel if the pixel... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100103467 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: In a halftone image after halftone processing, significant dot values within a reference window that encompasses a pixel of interest are accumulated, and by referring to a conversion table based on the accumulated values, a multilevel pixel value that corresponds to that pixel of interest is restored. At this time,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100103468 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method for processing screen-processed image: A multi-value code image generation part generates a multi-value code image by assigning first code information, which is obtained by encoding a dot pattern in a specific area, to each growth core. A multi-value code image affine transformation part performs affine transformation on the multi-value code image. A multi-value code... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100103469 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: A 2-pixel averaging unit (101) halves an input image in the subscanning direction, and a multi-level error diffusion unit (102) performs multi-level error diffusion processing. A 2-pixel reconstruction unit (103) replaces each pixel with two pixels adjacent in the subscanning direction. A density value exchange unit (104) exchanges pixel values... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100103470 - Document processing apparatus and document processing method: Line spacing values in a document image are extracted and a variance is calculated for fluctuations in the line spacing values. When the calculated variance is higher than a preset threshold value, the document image is determined as having watermark information embedded therein. Such use of the variance in the... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100103471 - Systems and methods for encrypted bar code generation: Disclosed herein are systems and methods that provide a temporary payment instrument having a barcode with an encrypted account number and expiration date assigned to a consumer. For example, such systems and methods screen a consumer to determine whether he or she meets credit eligibility requirements established by a merchant... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20100103472 - Method of sending e-mail by using e-mail address book, and image forming apparatus using the method: A method of creating an e-mail address book and sending an e-mail by using the e-mail address book in an image forming apparatus, and an image forming apparatus using the method. A method of sending an e-mail by using an e-mail address book in an image forming apparatus capable of... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100103473 - Facsimile machine: A facsimile machine, capable of being connected to an external telephone, including a data access apparatus in the form of a semiconductor device, includes a power circuit configured to output a calling signal and supply voltage to the external telephone; a relay configured to switch between a first state in... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100103474 - Image reading method, image reading apparatus, and program recording medium: A method for image processing in which an image of a bound document such as a book placed face-down on a document positioning plate is read and processed is provided. The method includes reading the bound document through the document positioning plate, displaying the read image, the read image having... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100103475 - Dynamic print contrast signal determination for paper documents: A system for determining a plurality of PCS values for a document image representing a document having at least one area of interest on a surface of the physical item for containing critical data and a background image positioned on the surface, the document suitable for positioning in a digital... Agent: Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP

20100103476 - Image processing apparatus for detecting object from image and method thereof: An image processing apparatus includes a first storage unit configured to store image data in order of the image data scanned in a main scanning direction, in a first storage device, a transmission unit configured to transmit pixel information of a partial region longer in the main scanning direction of... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100103479 - Device and method for detecting document size: A device for, and a method of, detecting a document size are disclosed. The disclosed device and method can detect the speed at which the document plate cover is being closed, and can adjusting the timing of the document size detection based in part on the detected speed of the... Agent: Dla Piper LLP Us

20100103481 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image reading apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium: The present invention provides an image processing apparatus which processes a scanned image in which a document image is shown, and includes a reliability determining section and a display control section. The reliability determining section determines reliability of coincidences of respective first through fourth directions with a first reference direction,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100103478 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes a sheet conveyance path on which a sheet of a document from which an image is to be read is conveyable; a light source that emits light to be irradiated on the sheet; a conductive unit through which heat generated at the light source is... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100103477 - Image scanning apparatus and method: An image scanning apparatus and method accurately sense a leading edge and a tail edge of a scanned document and determine the leading margin and the tail margin of the document. The image scanning method includes feeding the document to a scanning position through a feeding path according to a... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100103480 - Scanner capable of detecting the orientation of arranged document and image reading apparatus including the same: Disclosed are a scanner and an image reading apparatus including the same. The scanner can include a transparent plate, a scanning unit configured to scan a document on the transparent plate, a first sensor and a second sensor. The first sensor is positioned in a first document zone that is... Agent: Dla Piper LLP Us

20100103483 - Document acquisition system and document acquisition method: A document acquisition system and a document acquisition method for optically acquiring a document, include at least one luminous device for illuminating the document, at least one optical sensor and an optical imaging unit for imaging the document onto the at least one optical sensor. The at least one illumination... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20100103482 - Image reading device and control method thereof: An image reading device having an improved shading compensation capability and a method thereof are disclosed. The image reading device includes an automatic document feed unit to deliver documents along a document delivery path. A light source unit including a light source to illuminate a first criterion image at a... Agent: Dla Piper LLP Us

20100103484 - Document reading apparatus: In reading an image of a document in a monochromatic document reading mode, a document reading apparatus reads the image of the document while conveying the document at a speed determined according to a variable magnification ratio, executes digital variable magnification on the read multivalued image in a main scanning... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

  
04/22/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20100097624 - Image forming apparatus, image inspection method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus obtains an inspection image output mode to have an inspection image mixed in an output of image data and outputs the inspection image with the output of the image data. The inspection image is used to inspect a status of an image printed by an image... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100097625 - Image forming system and image forming method: An image forming system, comprises: an image formation unit for forming an image on a paper; a first paper ejection unit for receiving the paper; a second paper ejection unit for receiving the paper as a sample paper in a state that the sample paper is visually checked when sample... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100097626 - Method and multi-function machine having the capability of displaying commercial content: A method and a multi-function machine are provided for displaying commercial content and advertisements on the display screen when it is idle. The multi-function machine is of the type having the capability of scanning, copying and electronically transmitting documents. In particular, the multi-function machine includes a scanning assembly; a printer;... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)

20100097627 - Display control apparatus, image-forming apparatus, and storing medium: A display control apparatus includes: a memory that stores a plurality of units of correspondence information each indicative of a correspondence between a display region of a display for displaying a message, and a type of the message, with at least one of a number, an arrangement, and a size... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100097629 - Document creating apparatus and program used for the same: A document creating apparatus includes a creation unit configured to create electric data, a request unit configured to request an input of a password to the electric data created by the creation unit, a determination unit configured to determine presence or absence of the input of the password according to... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100097628 - Printing system, control method therefor, storage medium storing control program therefor, and image forming apparatus: A printing system that enables to recover documents of a recovery target print job easily without forcing a user to do complicated operations. An information processing apparatus transmits a print job. An image forming apparatus prints out the received print job. A management information storage unit stores management information of... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100097650 - Administrator terminal connected to image forming apparatus and client, image forming system including the same, and remote installing method for driver thereof: An administrator terminal connected to an image forming apparatus and a client, an image forming system including the same, and a method to remotely an install a driver. The method to remotely an install a driver in an administrator terminal connecting with at least one image forming apparatus and at... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100097643 - Area specifying apparatus, communication system, and area specifying method: An area specifying apparatus, which is portable, includes a position acquiring unit that acquires positions of respective radio communication apparatuses through radio communication therewith, a distance measuring unit that measures distances from the area specifying apparatus to the respective radio communication apparatuses while the area specifying apparatus is being moved,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100097648 - Display contorol apparatus and printing apparatus: A display control apparatus includes a communication control unit configured to control a first communication for receiving a video signal based on image data from a printing apparatus using a first communication protocol for receiving a video signal, and a second communication for sending image data to the printing apparatus... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100097634 - Fax message searching and fax content delivery: A system for providing an internet fax service has an engine to process a raw fax document, received for a user of the internet fax service, using digital character recognition to produce recognized text or an associated formatted text document. A conversion engine may convert the raw fax to native... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100097636 - Image formation apparatus, image formation method, image formation instruction apparatus, image formation instruction method, image formation system, computer-readable medium and computer data signal: An image formation apparatus includes an accepting unit, an acquiring unit and a formation unit. The accepting unit accepts an image formation instruction and input of information for specifying image supply destinations. The acquiring unit acquires an image formation condition that is specified in advance for each image supply destination.... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20100097637 - Image forming method and apparatus: An image forming method and apparatus, wherein the image forming apparatus is wirelessly connectable to one or more mobile devices and the image forming method comprises connecting the image forming apparatus to the one or more mobile devices, determining whether the image forming apparatus has been previously connected to the... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100097642 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, printing apparatus, printing method, medium storing a program, and image processing system: An image processing apparatus that extracts multiple still images from a moving image and performs an image process. A parameter indicating characteristics of moving image data are extracted, and a number of multiple still images is determined based on the parameter indicating characteristics of the moving image data. Then, based... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100097644 - Image processing apparatus, server apparatus, and control method thereof: An image processing apparatus includes a connection unit configured to connect to a server apparatus, an acquisition unit configured to acquire a user interface (UI) component concerning a service which can be used by a user in a client terminal apparatus and has an output format capable of processing the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100097640 - Image scanning apparatus and method thereof: Image scanning apparatus and method of receiving a new scan job, determining whether the new scan job is a multi-scan job, and when the new scan job is a multi-scan job, individually performing the multi-scan job using the plurality of scan units. Accordingly, in the process of performing a scan... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100097641 - Information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, terminal device, user interface control method, setting change request transmission method and computer readable media storing program: An information processing apparatus includes: a first change unit that changes a setting content of a provided function based on a setting change request received from an external device; a second change unit that changes a setting content of a provided function based on a setting change request inputted from... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100097645 - Information processing apparatus, image forming system, image forming method, and medium storing program thereof: An information processing apparatus searches for an apparatus that has a transmission destination that can be accessed from an image forming apparatus on a network when a transmission destination of file transmission processing cannot be accessed from the image forming apparatus, generates a process flow including processing in which the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100097633 - Knowledge-based content sub-setting method for variable information printing: A method receives a variable information print job and determines if any of the personalized content exceeds the size of a corresponding content area of the template. If the personalized content exceeds the size of a corresponding content area of the template, the method resolves such size inconsistencies (between the... Agent: Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC Frederick W. Gibb, Iii, Esq.

20100097631 - Method and apparatus for automatically reconfiguring a print driver for an image production device: A method and apparatus for automatically reconfiguring a print driver for an image production device is disclosed. The method may include receiving a request to print a print job from a user, wherein the print job includes one or more print job parameters, determining if the one or more print... Agent: Prass LLP

20100097653 - Method and apparatus for modeling print jobs: A system and method for modeling print jobs provides a central server that is accessible to remotely located print shops. The remote print shops are able to communicate with the central server to forward print job parameters and to receive the output from a modeling program to enable the print... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100097638 - Method and apparatus for processing scan data: Provided are a scan data processing method and apparatus. The method includes: performing a wireless communication connection with a predetermined user device during a scan mode; detecting user profile information corresponding to a user address of the predetermined user device; and controlling scan data based on the user profile information.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100097652 - Method of printing a compressed image having bi-level black contone data layers: A method of printing a compressed image includes the steps of receiving the image, having a bi-level black data layer and a continuous tone (contone) CMYK data layer, from an image host; expanding the image by decompressing the two data layers in parallel; halftoning the contone CMYK data layer into... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100097651 - Printer and printing method: A program execution unit determines a kind of an error and an error recovery method referring to an error recovery content management table and an error recovery method setting table, which are previously stored in a memory, from a kind of an error detected in a print language analysis step... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100097649 - Printer controller, printing server, and print system: A printer controller is operable to make an information processor execute a process of outputting a print data to a printing machine provided with a plurality of sheet feeders and adapted to set up feeder information, and have the information processor work as a feeder information acquirer, a printing condition... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20100097630 - Printer driver with context based restrictions: According to aspects of the embodiments, there is provided methods of controlling operation of a printer, apparatus and computer-readable medium. The embodiments control operation of a printer by receiving a print command for printing from a user, and displaying a print user interface including selectable document settings and context based... Agent: Prass LLP

20100097635 - Printer upgrade mechanism: A method for providing computer services is disclosed. The method includes a print server receiving a data file including updates for a printer, parsing the file to acquire one or more update options and defaults for the printer and storing the update options and defaults for the printer in a... Agent: Infoprint Solutions/ Blakely

20100097647 - Printing control apparatus, printing control method, and storage medium: When input print data is data for normal printing, a hot folder control manager changes information on the property rights of the print data to a holder to whom a quota of a shared folder is not set (holder on whom use limit is not imposed). Then, the hot folder... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100097646 - Scanning optical apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same: A scanning optical apparatus capable of forming a preferable image, includes a light source unit, a rotational polygon mirror having a plurality of deflection surfaces for deflectively scanning a light flux emerged from the light source unit, an incident optical system for imaging the light flux as a line image... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100097639 - Space context copy/paste method and system, and space copier: A space context copy/paste method and system using ontology, and a space copier are disclosed, in which various contexts in a space are sensed using various detection means under a ubiquitous environment and are stored in a database by time, and a context of a specific space to be copied... Agent: MaxonIPLLC

20100097632 - Vertical print: A method, a system, and a computer program product for controlling printing across a plurality of network devices. The method, system, and computer program product perform functions which generate a locked print job to be distributed to the plurality of network devices, which assign a user identification for identification of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100097654 - Computer readable storage medium with printer driver stored therein: A computer readable storage medium in which a printer driver is stored is provided. The printer driver causes a computer to operate as a computing apparatus including: a memorizing unit that memorizes a plurality of set value combinations in each of which a set value is associated with each setting... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100097655 - Image processing apparatus, image formation apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium storing program: An image processing apparatus, which includes: an extraction section that extracts a drawing element to be printed in a black color; a contour portion determination section that determines a contour portion of the drawing element extracted by the extraction section; and a controller that controls a printing unit such that,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100097620 - In-line image geometrics measurment via local sampling on sheets in a printing system: This invention generally relates to accurately measuring image geometries in-line within a printing system. One or more two-dimensional array sensors may be located adjacent to a sheet of media printed with a predefined array of indicia marks so that the sensor field of view is contained within the plane of... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP Xerox Corporation

20100097621 - Method for accurately finding a physical location on an image bearing surface for toner images for optimal streak correction: A method for determining a location on an image bearing surface of an image printing system where a toner image is to be printed is provided. The method comprises generating a first signal from a detector that is configured to detect a reference mark on the image bearing surface, and... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP Xerox Corporation

20100097622 - Gamut mapping based on numerical and perceptual models: Methods and systems herein provide for color conversion. Such color conversion includes gamut mapping by determining a color gamut of an imaging device and receiving color data having color values external to the color gamut of the imaging device. The gamut mapping proceeds by determining a color region external to... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20100097623 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and image forming program: A printer not optically correcting bends and inclinations of scanning lines needs to execute such control as to electrically correct them. However, a conventional correction method has a problem that this correction causes an image defect such as an image streak or an uneven concentration in a specific area. A... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100097656 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An input image is segmented into regions based on attributes of the input image. It is determined whether each segmented region is an illustration region. When it is determined that the segmented region is an illustration region, the color of the determined illustration region is compared with that of a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100097657 - Adaptive exposure printing and printing system: One or more printers or printing systems are connected to a scanning device. Each printer includes one or more color modules that are used during a printing operation. A printer prints a target for each color module or color channel. The printed targets are then scanned by the scanning device.... Agent: Pedro P. Hernandez Patent Legal Staff

20100097659 - Apparatus and method of forming images: An image forming apparatus which provides a plurality of developers that have different densities for each color, and an image forming method thereof. The image forming method may include detecting a remaining amount of a first developer; and forming an image by expressing a gray scale of inputted data according... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100097660 - Print engine controller utilizing on and off chip memory for dot data formatting: A print engine controller for a pagewidth printhead includes contone and bi-level decompression circuitry for decompressing a contone layer of compressed page data and a bi-level layer of compressed page data, respectively; halftoner and compositor circuitry for halftoning the decompressed contone layer to associated bi-level versions and compositing the decompressed... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100097658 - Method for the digital screening of halftone images: A method for the digital screening of a halftone image by using a first screen having an arbitrary desired screen width and an arbitrary desired screen angle. For the method, the threshold value matrix of a second screen with a different screen angle and width is read out and compared... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20100097661 - Providing updated versions of printed documents from two-dimensional barcodes associated with the updated versions: Providing an updated version of a printed document comprising storing data for generating an original version of a printed document, including a two-dimensional barcode that contains: data identifying the original version of the document, as well as at least a portion of the data for generating the original version of... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20100097662 - System and method for scanning and processing printed media: A method of scanning paper media, the method comprises rendering a three-dimensional (3D) dataset comprising a plurality of voxels that represents ink data and paper data within scanned paper media, orienting the 3D dataset to a coordinate system, perform voxel smoothing when undulations are present to remove the undulations, and... Agent: J. Eric Churilla

20100097664 - Optical scanning unit and color image forming apparatus using the same: A color image forming apparatus obtaining a high quality color image with little write start misregistration among optical scanning devices, includes a plurality of optical scanning devices respectively including an incident optical unit guiding a light beam from a light source unit to a deflection unit, an imaging optical system... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100097663 - Scanning device with versatile media feed configuration: An optical scanning device is useful for scanning business cards. The optical scanning device includes an image scanner, a roller and a support base. The image scanner scans a surface of a card. The roller moves the card across a surface of the image scanner. The support base is arranged... Agent: Douglas L Weller

20100097665 - Apparatus and method for pattern-based configuration of optical sensing systems: According to a method and apparatus taught herein, an optical sensor uses pattern recognition in its optical detection processing to “see” detection patterns that correspond to predefined configuration settings. In one embodiment, for example, an optical sensing system selects an operational configuration by detecting a pattern embodied in received light... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC

20100097666 - Copying apparatus: A copying apparatus detects a non glossy portion (K, M, C, or Y) and a glossy portion (T) of a document based on image data output from a reader unit. The copying apparatus forms an image of the detected non glossy portion (K, M, C, or Y) with a colored... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100097667 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a printing section, a flatbed scanner section configured to read an original on a reading surface, and a moving mechanism configured to change the angle of the reading surface relative to an installation plane on which the apparatus is installed. The scanner section is capable... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100097668 - Automatic document feeder, image reading device having the same and image forming apparatus having the same: Disclosed are an automatic document feeder capable of moving a pickup device between a standby position and a pickup position and carrying out a document pickup operation by using a single driving source, an image reading device having the same and an image forming apparatus having the same. The automatic... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100097669 - Matching printer custom target colors using in-line spectrophotometer: A method and system scan an item having at least one color feature using an in-line spectrophotometer of a printing apparatus. The scanning identifies at least one “item color” within the color feature. The item color is stored as at least one custom target color in a computer-readable storage medium... Agent: Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC Frederick W. Gibb, Iii, Esq.

  
04/15/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20100091311 - Image forming apparatus, print job processing method, and program: An image forming apparatus which makes it possible to perform image forming processing and post-processing efficiently. A job controller divides a single print job into a plurality of print jobs according to the processing capability of a post-processing apparatus. A print controller causes a printer section to perform sequential operations... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100091314 - Dual-mode photo printing device: A dual-mode photo printing device includes a printer, an order sorter, having a plurality of moveable bins positionable to receive prints from the printer, and a removable order security door, attachable to cover the order sorter, having an output position. The photo printing device has a first mode with the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100091315 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, an image reading unit disposed above the image forming unit, a sheet discharge space disposed between the image reading unit and the image forming unit, a sheet discharge unit to discharge the sheet into the sheet discharge space from a back... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100091312 - Smart copy function enhancements: Multiple enhancements are provided to a smart copy function of an imaging device to improve performance by making it operate in a time efficient manner. The enhancements include determining pre-positioning of the scan bar based upon the content type setting in the user interface. The smart copy function is also... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20100091313 - System, method and apparatus for processing an embedded barcode: A document management system including an information processing apparatus having an interface to receive an input selecting a security setting corresponding to an image processing operation. The information processing apparatus also generates machine-readable instructions based on the selected security setting and generates a barcode corresponding to the machine-readable instructions, which... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100091316 - Method and apparatus for configuring an image production device: A method and apparatus for configuring an image production device is disclosed. The method may include receiving a signal to scan a document containing one or more coded objects, scanning the object coded document, decoding the one or more coded objects from the scanned object coded document into feature identification... Agent: Prass LLP

20100091329 - Communication apparatus and method: This invention provides a first communication apparatus, which makes a facsimile communication via a packet communication network and can describe different contents image header information each including a date, time, source information, destination information, and the like in image data having a predetermined number of pixels upon sending the image... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100091325 - Field data center: The present invention provides, among other features, a device and method for removably enclosing other devices. This device is ruggedized and mobile while also providing protection to the other devices from harsh conditions. Further, this device may integrate and/or contain electronics capable of providing power to other devices. The power... Agent: Lariviere, Grubman & Payne, LLP

20100091320 - Front panel display recordation: A system and method are provided for printing a screenshot displayed on a multifunctional peripheral (MFP) front panel. At an MFP front panel display, the method presents a screenshot, and an MFP processing unit stores the screenshot in a tangible memory medium. In response to recording a print screen command... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc. C/o Law Office Of Gerald Maliszewski

20100091322 - Image forming apparatus and method thereof: An image forming apparatus and image forming method therefor, the image forming apparatus including: a communication interface to receive an XML paper specification (XPS) file; an XPS emulator unit to replace redundancy of the received XPS file with a parsing object and to render the XPS file in which the... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100091327 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling the same, program, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus capable of defining each of a plurality of executable functions as one work item and executing a plurality of workflows each combining the work items includes a setting change reception unit which receives a setting change for a setting item of a work item that constitutes... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100091317 - Method, system, and apparatus for scanning and importing documents: A system, method, and apparatus for scanning and importing documents is disclosed. Specifically, the disclosed system provides a device for scanning documents and importing and forwarding scanned documents based on document identifiers. Documents are received and reviewed for entry into the document management system. An identifier is associated with each... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100091321 - Photo printing device: A photo printing device includes a microprocessor, operable to receive photo printing data, a printer, configured to print photographs from the photo printing data, an order sorter, having a plurality of moveable bins for receiving prints from the printer, and means for conveying information to a user related to operation... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100091328 - Printing apparatus, data storage medium, interface device, printer control method, and interface control method: An interface device backs up printer settings and operating history data of printer so that the settings and history data can be easily restored. A nonvolatile memory 109 in the printer 101 stores printer settings data. Commands from a host 161 are passed by the interface device 131 and received... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100091324 - Printing setting application program, printing control program, printing setting application apparatus, and print setting application method: A print setting display device includes: a print job data acquiring section which acquires print job data representing printing targets classified in accordance with a plurality of classification units; and a print setting acquiring section which acquires setting completion information representing print settings corresponding to the classification units; and a... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100091326 - Printing system, and printing method and recording medium: A printing system is provided which includes a printer, a job control section that supplies print job data to the printer, and a determination section that determines whether to execute printing of the print job data. In the printing system, the job control section generates determination information, which is information... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100091323 - Printing system, printing apparatus, and dolly designation method: A printing system includes, for example, a printing apparatus which forms an image on a sheet, and a plurality of dollies which are assigned different dolly identification information and used to stack the sheet discharged from the discharging port of the printing apparatus. The printing system also includes a designation... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100091319 - System and method for printing queued print jobs: A system for printing queued print jobs includes a user interface and a job submission component. The user interface communicates user input. The job submission component submits print jobs to at least one print queue. The job submission component communicates with the user interface to receive the user input therefrom.... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)

20100091318 - Systems and methods for multiple queue options for a single logical printer: Systems and methods for managing multiple spool options for a single printer. A spool option is associated with a print job. The spool option specifies whether the associated print job is ready to print or specifies a scheduled time to print the print job. The print job and its associated... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20100091330 - Image summarization by a learning approach: An automated system and a method for extracting a region of interest from a digital image are disclosed. The method includes identifying a subset of training images from a larger set of training images, each training image in the set having a respective identified region of interest. The subset is... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100091304 - Apparatus and method for image forming: An image forming apparatus according to an embodiment of the invention reads an original by mechanically moving an axial light source in a subscanning direction perpendicular to the axis. The image forming apparatus includes: a sensor whose resolution in a main scanning direction parallel to the axis of the axial... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100091306 - Color to black only percent threshold option for customers: A system prints documents according to non-color content. The system includes a processing component that receives a print job that includes at least one of color and non-color content. A threshold selection component allows a user to select a minimum value of non-color content within the received print job. An... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100091310 - Efficient banded hybrid rendering: Disclosed is a method of band rendering an image. The method comprises receiving (201) object data of the image in the page description language. From this the method determines a plurality of buckets (bucket #1-#3, FIG. 14) by which the object data is to be divided. The method then assigns... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100091308 - Image processing apparatus and recording medium: An image processing apparatus for performing a color converting process in which image data of an original document is converted into image data expressed in a color space corresponding to a coloring material used in an output apparatus, the image processing apparatus includes: a conversion information generating unit which generates... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100091307 - Marking method by masking color, marking method by removing color and marking method by changing color: First, a red ribbon-shaped thread, a green ribbon-shaped thread and a blue ribbon-shaped thread are woven into a fabric mark object in three lines. Next, black embroidery patches are provided in predetermined regions of the ribbon-shaped threads by embroidering to partially cover and thus mask the ribbon-shaped threads. Through the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100091309 - Multi-arrange able and image forming apparatus: According to an embodiment of the present invention, an image forming apparatus includes an image forming section to fix a developer image to a sheet material and to output it, a control unit that is provided independently of the image forming section and supplies image data and an image output... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100091305 - System and method for printing target colors with process colors utilizing parallel feedforward neural networks: A system and method for printing target colors includes a print-engine interface and a neural network component. The print-engine interface is in operative communication with a print engine of a printing system. The neural network component is calibrated to the print engine for printing a target color on a substrate.... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)

20100091331 - Image processing apparatus and control method thereof: A technique for performing high-quality cluster type FM halftone image output without “anisotropy” or “sweep out texture” phenomenon is provided. An error diffused to a current pixel position and a random number RND are added by an adder to multi-level pixel data as a subject of binarization, and supplied as... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20100091332 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes an image data input unit to which image data is input, a latent image carrier, an exposure head having a luminous element disposed in a first direction, and an imaging optical system for imaging light from the luminous element onto the latent image carrier, and... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100091333 - Method and printer system for reducing image print grain effect: A method and an imaging apparatus for reducing print grain effect in an image to be printed by a printing device are disclosed. One or more flat field areas, each comprising at least one flat field pixel, are detected in the image. A color value of each detected flat field... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20100091334 - Digital compensation method and apparatus: A digital image processing method. The method includes printing a first set of reference marks on one side of a substrate with a first print engine; printing a second set of reference marks on the same side of the substrate as the first set of reference marks with a second... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100091335 - Method and system for active decrease of ghost appearance: A system and method to compensate for ghost appearances on a print due to a previous job, the method comprising defining areas in which ghosting is expected or detected and recording the image on a photoreceptor by selectively changing the parameters of the system as a function of position, to... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100091336 - Layered security in digital watermarking: A media object authentication system uses layers of security features based on digital watermarks embedded in media objects. The system generates a first digital watermark with a message payload carrying data about the object, such as a hash of text data printed on the object. The first digital watermark is... Agent: Digimarc Corporation

20100091337 - Paper medium information encrypting system, decrypting system, program and method: A solution of a problem of how leakage of important information should be prevented without losing any convenience of a paper medium, entails configuring a paper medium information encrypting system 200 including: a digital image acquiring unit 15 acquiring a digital image of information by capturing an image of a... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100091338 - Image forming apparatus and scanned data process method: An image forming apparatus including a scanner engine and an operation panel is provided, in which the image forming apparatus includes: a display part for displaying a selection screen for selecting a transfer destination of scanned data from among a plurality of transfer destinations on the operation panel; a scanning... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100091339 - Image scanning apparatus and shading correcting method thereof: An image scanning apparatus includes a first scanning unit to scan a first side of a conveyed document and detect a white area, a direction change unit to re-convey the conveyed document to a duplex scan path, a second scanning unit to scan the white area of the re-conveyed document,... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100091344 - Apparatus, method and program product for detecting article multifeed: A document processing device that processes a plurality of articles and is capable of detecting a multifeed or a condition that may represent a multifeed may be configured to determine criteria of the multifeed or condition. This is particularly useful for configuring the document processing device to ignore multifeeds or... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100091341 - Device, system and method for portable data scanning and transmission: A device, system and method for portable data scanning and transmission are provided. The device is a portable appliance including resources for interoperating with a scanner to scan images of paper based documents, and a memory for storing the images without the need for a personal computer. The portable appliance... Agent: Miller Thompson, LLP

20100091343 - Imaging system: An imaging station for processing a media includes a media output for outputting a processed media, a first media delivery station having a first media entrance, a second media delivery station having a second media entrance, and a passive urging device. The second media entrance has a width smaller than... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100091342 - Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus: A first main-scanning-position correction unit divides a surface to be scanned into first areas in a main scanning direction into areas, sets a separate clock-pulse timing for first area, and corrects a main-scanning position error. A second main-scanning-position correction unit divides the surface into second areas in the main scanning... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100091345 - Paper-sheet recognition apparatus: A paper-sheet recognition apparatus includes a base plate; and one or a plurality of line sensors engaged in the base plate. An engaging portion between the line sensor and the base plate has a concave-convex engaging structure in which a concave-convex portion provided in the line sensor and a concave-convex... Agent: Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber

20100091340 - Scan bar for scanning media sheet in image scanning device and method thereof: A scan bar for scanning a media sheet in an image scanning device and a method for scanning the media sheet in the image scanning device are disclosed. The scan bar comprises a sensor arrangement and a lens arrangement. The sensor arrangement comprises a first sensor region and a second... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20100091346 - Scanner device for a franking system: A scanner device for scanning mailpieces, which scanner device comprises: a contact image sensor or “CIS” disposed in a direction perpendicular to the conveying direction in which the mailpieces are conveyed through a module of a franking system; a support to which said sensor is fastened, the support being mounted... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100091347 - System and method for rendering image values to be printed in a single pass by serially arranged printheads: A method processes image data for a color separation to reduce visible perception of misalignment of printheads in a plurality of serially arranged printheads. The method includes detecting cross-process edges in image values for objects in a color separation to be printed by a plurality of serially arranged printheads, and... Agent: Maginot, Moore & Beck LLP

20100091348 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a major color range detector detecting the major color range from the image data; a criteria density setting unit determining a density value where the largest number of pixels exists in a density histogram of the major color range as a criteria density; a first... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

  
04/08/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20100085590 - Job-ticket optimized rendering: A print controller in a printing system includes a reprogrammable page description language (PDL) processor that defines a page-break function. The print controller also includes a job ticket interpreter. The print controller receives a printable file in the page description language that contains logical pages indicated by page-break indicators. The... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20100085591 - Printing system, information update method, and program: The size of a medium update program for adding a medium to a printer driver and printer is becoming larger due to an increasing number of available media, a larger-size profile used for image processing, and a variety of media lineups. A medium update program according to this invention searches... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100085592 - Image forming apparatus and warming up method thereof: An image forming apparatus having a plurality of operations and a warming up method thereof, the image forming apparatus including: a user interface to receive a setting of a usage right of a user for a plurality of operations of the image forming apparatus and a login of the user... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100085593 - Method and system for distribution policy enforcement on fax: According to a first aspect of the present invention, a method for enforcing a distribution policy with respect to information transmitted from a sending fax machine to a recipient fax machine as fax traffic is presented. The method comprising defining an information distribution policy with respect to the fax traffic,... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20100085601 - Communication device: A communication device capable of accessing a network device is provided. The communication device includes a clock, a location information storage to store summary location information, a summary information obtaining system to obtain content summary information, a summary information storage to store the obtained content summary information, a display system... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy &presser, P.C.

20100085598 - Image processing apparatus, complex job execution method and recording medium: An image processing apparatus includes: an accepter that accepts a complex job including a plurality of jobs to be executed cooperatively by a plurality of image processing apparatuses including this image processing apparatus itself; a job controller that makes the plurality of image processing apparatuses including this image processing apparatus... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100085600 - Image processing method: There is provided a method for image processing to transfer scanned data of a document read by an image reading apparatus to an application which is operated in an information processing apparatus connected to the image reading apparatus. The method includes obtaining an execution path of an application which is... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100085599 - Information processing apparatus, driver setting method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus capable of reducing the labor of a user to create at least one definition file for use in installing drivers on respective ones of a plurality of devices. A server connected to printers accepts input/edition of print information necessary to install printer drivers selected by the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100085595 - Method and apparatus for high-speed inkjet printing: Image data for printing an image on a printable medium at high speed with an inkjet printer is received in memory in the form of 512 pixels, or a multiple thereof, wide with a resolution of 360 dots per inch, and saved as an 8 bit color TIFF file with... Agent: Floyd B. Carothers Carothers And Carothers

20100085596 - Method of attaching and sending file through webmail from image forming apparatus, and image forming apparatus to perform the method: An image forming apparatus which logs into an external webmail server by using a web browser included in the image forming apparatus, the webmail is written on a webpage of the webmail server, a file to be attached to the webmail is selected, and the selected file is attached to... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100085597 - Method of retrieving the status of business office appliances: Status information of one or more business office appliances operating behind a firewall are retrieved remotely by a service management application. The service management application transmits, via electronic mail from a first network behind a first firewall to a second network behind a second firewall, information that identifies the one... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20100085594 - Printer-resident default job ticket: A print controller in a printing system includes a storage system that stores a default job ticket. The print controller also includes a reduced-job-ticket interpreter. The print controller receives a printable file from a host system. The reduced-job-ticket interpreter receives a reduced job ticket associated with the printable file and... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20100085602 - Image forming apparatus and preview display method: An image forming apparatus is provided with an image display portion such as a touch panel for displaying a preview of image data. When image data of the object to output is output with additional information added thereto or when the image data of the object to output is printed... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100085583 - Document conversion for overprints: A printing system includes a converter for replacing graphic elements of a document (100) that is subject to subsequent processing such as color matching. Conversion involves using multiply transparency in place of overprint and creating transparency groups (21, 23) to replace elements (1-4) that have subsequent elements that meet an... Agent: Amelia A. Buharin, Patent Legal Staff, Eastman Kodak Company

20100085584 - Image processing apparatus and control program: An image processing apparatus that has an interface section for connecting a measuring instrument and is capable of changing an operating mode to an adjustment mode in which an adjustment is carried out by using the results of measurements by the measuring instrument, the image processing apparatus comprising a control... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100085585 - Digital imaging of marking materials by thermally induced pattern-wise transfer:

20100085589 - Image scanner printer: An image scanner printer that reads an original image and that prints out the original image includes a red-eye detection unit, a YCC image storage processing unit, a YCC/RGB conversion unit, a red-eye correction unit, and a print data creating unit. The red-eye detection unit detects red-eye that is included... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100085588 - Method and installation for printing different blanks on a printed sheet: A method for printing combined jobs having different blanks on a printed sheet includes obtaining area coverage values or inking zone presetting values for printing presses, with which the blanks are printed, from image data of the printed sheet. The area coverage values from an earlier job are compared with... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20100085587 - Method and system for identifying spot colors: Methods and systems of selecting a color for a print operation are disclosed. A color including a color formula with multiple color components may be selected based on a reference color. A print sample may be printed on a printing device based on the selected color. The print sample may... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20100085586 - Target for color characterization of color printer: With respect to color characterization of color printers, the present disclosure relates to the identification of colorant combinations for color patches in a color characterization target, which contains different color patches, and which is measured calorimetrically or spectrally to color-characterize the printer. A black ramp is printed and measured. Substantially... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100085603 - Streak compensation in compressed image paths: In accordance with the present disclosure, there is provided a method for compensating tones on a compressed digital image data. The method comprises generating the compressed digital image from an input digital image data using a wavelet-based compression method; recovering a low resolution version of the input digital image data... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100085604 - Spot color printing color conversion program, color conversion device and color conversion method: Provided is a spot color printing color converting device including: an image data acquiring unit for acquiring image data in which the colors of pixels are represented by the gradation values of a first color coordinate system; a spot color list acquiring unit for acquiring a spot color list associating... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100085605 - Lossless compression of color look-up table via hierarchical differential encoding or cellular interpolative prediction: A color look-up table (CLUT) is compressed in a lossless manner. The CLUT includes nodes that convert values of a first color space to corresponding values of a second color space. The CLUT is received in a serialized node-by-node manner. For each of some of the nodes the following is... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100085606 - System and method for document rendering device resource conservation: The subject application is directed to a document rendering device resource conservation system and method. Threshold parameter data of acceptable resource usage levels in an associated document rendering device, and default setting data corresponding to the threshold parameters, are stored in data storage. Electronic document data is received, as well... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP

20100085607 - Method of encoding coding pattern: A method of encoding a coding pattern for disposition on a surface of a substrate. The method comprises the step of: co-encoding, in a merged data symbol, a first individual data symbol from a first codeword with at least a second individual data symbol from a second codeword. The merged... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100085608 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit having an upper cover to be freely opened and closed; an original reading unit disposed above the original forming unit; and a guide mechanism for moving and positioning the original reading unit over the image forming unit between a backside of... Agent: Kubotera & Associates, LLC

20100085609 - Apparatus and method for providing fax service in an ip multimedia system: A method and an apparatus for providing a fax service in an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) are provided. A method of a FAX Application Server (AS) for providing the fax service in the IMS includes receiving a fax transmission request from a User Equipment (UE) or a fax machine, interconnecting... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100085610 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: When copying an object that has faded markings of color fadable toner and is printed with the color fadable toner, a threshold value changing key is displayed on a liquid crystal display of an operation panel to be pressed down. A main CPU sets a threshold value 1a and a... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100085613 - Data compression device and image reading device: A data compression device includes an encoding unit that generates encoded data by compressing image data in units of a band. Encoded data storage units have addresses for storing encoded data for each band and a settings receipt unit receives start address settings in the storage units. A control unit... Agent: Casella & Hespos

20100085611 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus and image processing method: An image processing method, and an image processing apparatus with which to perform the method, the method including generating a scan image by scanning an object, detecting a non-image area affected by external incident light in the scan image according to a pixel-value distribution pattern varied depending on incident angles... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100085614 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes a document positioning plate configured to position a document thereon, a document pressing unit which is attached to the document positioning plate to be openable and closable, a reading sensor which is movably arranged in a main body of the apparatus and configured to read... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100085612 - Scanner device for a franking system: A mailpiece scanner device in a module of a franking system, said mailpiece scanner device comprising: a contact image sensor or “CIS” disposed in a direction perpendicular to the conveying direction in which the mailpieces are conveyed through the module; and a support to which said sensor is fastened and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100085615 - Image reading apparatus and image reading method: An image reading apparatus is provided which enables image data of high S/N ratio with constant resolution to be acquired without fluctuations in resolution over the entire area of an original document, while actualizing the compact image reading apparatus by minimizing the spaces on the opposite end sides in the... Agent: Kanesaka Berner And Partners LLP

20100085616 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus that feeds a document over a reading glass and optically reads an image of the document at a reading position. A rotary brush type cleaner is located above the reading glass to face the reading position. The cleaner cleans the reading glass while rotating downstream in... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100085617 - Image processing apparatus and image recording medium: An image processing apparatus that performs processing for converting image data of an original document into data for an output apparatus is provided. The image processing apparatus includes: a correcting unit that applies a change to the image data so as to ensure that a color that is located in... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

  
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20100079781 - Document processing system and control method thereof, program, and storage medium: This invention is directed to a document processing system and control method thereof. The system includes a document database for storing a plurality of items of document data. When scanned image data or facsimile-received image data is input, document data related to the input image data is specified among the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100079780 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and job history displaying method thereof: An image forming apparatus, an image forming system and a job history displaying method of the image forming apparatus. The job history displaying method of the image forming apparatus which performs at least one function of printing, scanning, copying and facsimile, includes: performing a job which is supported in the... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100079783 - Image processing apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium: An image processing apparatus contains an alpha-blend execution unit and a storage device management unit. The alpha-blend execution unit allocates a memory area in a main memory for an alpha-blend execution to compose transparency properties and carries out the alpha-blend execution in a process to convert a page description language... Agent: Von Simson & Chin

20100079782 - Information processing device and computer readable storage medium used therein: A computer readable storage medium storing a computer-executable installation program is for installing, on an information processing, device which is connectable with a peripheral device in a plurality of connection modes, software including at least one device driver for the peripheral device upon setting installation mode to each connection mode.... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy &presser, P.C.

20100079784 - Dynamic facsimile transcoding in a unified messaging platform: Facsimile transcoding is dynamically invoked for devices that do not support T.38 fax protocol. In this way, a unified messaging platform can process facsimiles from endpoints that are not T.38 capable without using without digital signal processor resources. Dynamic fax transcoding can be performed at a session border controller, allowing... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ws Attn: Patent Docketing

20100079785 - Printing service providing method and printing service providing system: A client terminal transmits a call request for using a MFP to a call control server. The call control server carries out authentication processing about a user and the MFP in response to the call request. If the authentication processing result is correct, the call control server transfers the call... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100079786 - System for monitoring and displaying printer status: A data processor includes a communication unit, a customized data acquiring unit, a storing unit, a status data acquiring unit, and a display unit. The communication unit performs data communication with an electrical equipment. The customized data acquiring unit acquires customized data. The storing unit stores fixed data and the... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy &presser, P.C.

20100079796 - Communication system: A communication system includes: a communication device; and a data receiver that is configured so as to be capable of being connected to the communication device. The communication device includes: a content summary receiving unit that is configured so as to be capable of receiving content summary data transmitted from... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy &presser, P.C.

20100079803 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus is supplied capable of sending error report information to management server address without user information when there is no permission of user. The image forming apparatus, comprising: an image generating section for generating image data; a storing section for storing history information representing history of apparatus... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20100079792 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: A determining unit calculates an estimated time until drawing data is transmitted to an engine, and transmits the drawing data, a print instruction, and the estimated time to the engine. An activating/terminating unit activates or terminates each unit of the engine. A confirming unit inquires the controller of presence of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100079794 - Image forming apparatus and input method thereof: An image forming apparatus and an input method thereof are provided. The input method of an image forming apparatus which includes at least one hard key and a touch screen, including displaying a screen with at least one input selection option on the touch screen, receiving a selection of the... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100079795 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, program, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus includes an input unit which receives input of image data containing a plurality of drawing objects overlapping each other, a pixel data generation unit which generates a plurality of pixel data corresponding to the respective drawing objects, a pixel data compression unit which compresses the plurality... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100079801 - Image forming device and management system for image forming: An image forming device includes an image forming unit configured to execute an image formation process to form an image on a recording medium based on an image formation job, and an information writing control unit configured to write history information based on the image formation job into an external... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100079806 - Image forming device, image forming system and image forming method: An image forming device includes an image forming unit in communication with a printing data memory unit and configured to print first and second printing data on a front side of a recording medium, and a recording medium re-feeding mechanism unit configured to re-feed the recording medium to the image... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100079802 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus capable of processing image data having plural pages includes a page designation unit, a page extraction unit, and an output unit. The page designation unit receives designation of a page to be printed. The page extraction unit extracts page data in a unit of pages from... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20100079798 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program therefor, and medium storing program: An image processing apparatus which performs variable printing in accordance with print data containing a fixed object and a variable object determines whether the fixed object overlaps another fixed object. When the image processing apparatus determines that the fixed object overlaps the other fixed object, the image processing apparatus generates... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100079800 - Image processing system, control method thereof and program: The execution of an image processing job is limited using a printing amount by an image processing job that has already been executed and a printing amount that is scheduled to be printed by an image processing job that has already been transmitted but not yet executed. To accomplish this,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100079797 - Image scanner and image scanning system: An image scanning system comprising an image scanner and a terminal, wherein the image scanner comprises an image storing unit to store the image data; a terminal designation unit to designate the terminal as a transmission target; a terminal storing unit to record correspondence data to associate the image data... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100079799 - Media processing device, control method for a media processing device, and a control program for a media processing device: A media processing device and a control method therefor separate the control unit that detects state changes and the control unit that controls executing processes according to a state change. The media processing device has a label printer 11 that prints to the label side of media, media stackers 21... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100079789 - Method and system of performing prepress operations using a shell document: A method of performing prepress operations with respect to a print job may include receiving, by a prepress workflow system, a document to be processed by a workflow, and automatically generating a shell document corresponding to the received document. The shell document may include a plurality of shell pages, and... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20100079807 - Method for processing information: The invention relates to a method for generating a printout of a section of a global position-coding pattern in a system comprising a computer unit and a printer unit connected to the computer unit. The method is characterized by the steps of generating in the computer unit boundary information that... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100079805 - Network interface apparatus, control method, program, and image forming apparatus: A mechanism which can avoid, as much as possible, a difference of picture quality that is caused by restricting color printing according to an authority and forcedly performing monochromatic printing is provided. A mechanism which restricts the color printing according to the authority without deteriorating performance is also provided. The... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100079804 - Printer having web server function: A printer may comprise a command file storage unit, a receiving unit, a command file sending unit, and a first data sending unit. The command file storage unit may store a command file including a first command, a second command, and a third command. The first command is a command... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100079791 - Scanning apparatus, network scanning system, and network scanning method thereof: A scanning apparatus, a network scanning system and a network scanning method thereof, the network scanning method of the scanning apparatus that is connected to a host apparatus including: receiving inherent information with respect to the host apparatus that is a transmission target of a scan image of a scanned... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100079793 - System, server, image forming apparatus, system control method, and storage medium: The present invention provides a server which distributes firmware to an image forming apparatus, the server including a determination unit configured to determine whether the firmware distributed to the image forming apparatus is released now, and a transmission unit configured to, when the firmware determined by the determination unit not... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100079790 - Systems and methods for automating printer configuration: Apparatus, systems, and methods consistent with disclosed embodiments permit the automatic configuration of printers based on the generic physical characteristics of print media by using a product code associated with the print media. Printer configuration settings associated with the product code are retrieved and used to automatically configure an input... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100079788 - Variable data printing method utilizing multiple printers: A variable data printing (VDP) method is disclosed. The method takes advantage of the capacity of a print shop to increase overall throughput of a VDP production. The shop management software running on a server provides the ability for a print shop operator to divide the VDP production and submit... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP

20100079787 - Variable data printing method utilizing separate printers for different content: A variable data printing (VDP) method is disclosed in which different types of contents on each piece of the VDP production, such as color form contents and black and white contents, are printed using different types of printers, such as color printers and black and white printers, respectively. The color... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP

20100079808 - Image-forming device having index printing function: An image-forming device includes: a converting unit; a creating unit; a storing unit; and a replacing unit. The converting unit performs a conversion process to convert a plurality of sets of print data, which are of differing formats from one another, into intermediate data of a common format, the converting... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100079809 - Systems and methods for optimized printer throughput in a multi-core environment: Systems and methods consistent with some embodiments presented provide methods for the concurrent generation and parallel rasterization of at least one display list in a memory pool comprising frame buffer memory and display list memory, wherein the display list comprises a plurality of equal sized display list blocks, the method... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100079770 - Content-aware halftone image resizing: As provided herein, there are supplied teachings to systems and methods for resizing a halftone image using halftone tile parameters. One approach entails receiving into a digital imaging system, a digital halftone image and a desired resizing factor for the digital halftone image. Subsequently the system will define cells within... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20100079771 - Content-aware halftone image resizing using iterative determination of energy metrics: As provided herein, there are supplied teachings to systems and methods for resizing a halftone image using halftone tile parameters. One approach entails receiving into a digital imaging system, a digital halftone image and a desired resizing factor for that digital halftone image. The system will then define cells within... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20100079772 - Image processing to reduce image printing time based on image dimension and print pass thresholds of print apparatus: A method is provided for processing an image to optimize print time of the image by a print apparatus based on the size of the image to be printed and the print pass thresholds of the print apparatus. A dimension of the image corresponding to the dimension along the sub-scanning... Agent: Vista Print Usa, Inc. Attn: Patent Counsel

20100079774 - Dot position measurement method, dot position measurement apparatus, and computer readable medium: A dot position measurement method includes: a line pattern formation step of recording dots on a recording medium continuously by a plurality of recording elements of a recording head while performing relative movement between the recording head and the recording medium in such a manner that a measurement line pattern... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100079773 - Method for printing a composed document from multiple print jobs: A printing method that allows a user to conveniently compose and print a document that includes multiple portions from multiple original documents. The method may be implemented as a separate printer driver program or as a part of another printer driver program. The printer driver program displays images of the... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP

20100079775 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes an image forming portion which includes a nozzle surface having at least one nozzle and which is configured to form an image on a recording medium by ejecting ink toward the recording medium through the at least one nozzle, a feeding portion which includes a... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100079777 - Information processing apparatus, display method therefor, and computer-readable storage medium: An information processing apparatus sets, on an image to be printed, the print position of attribute information of the image. The information processing apparatus displays, on a display device, the print preview screen of the image to be printed in which an image forming the attribute information is arranged at... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100079778 - Print setting application program, print control program, print setting application apparatus, and print setting application method: A print setting application apparatus includes: a print job data storage processing section that causes a predetermined storage medium to store print job data that designates a print target; a print setting acquiring section that acquires information that indicates that at least one of a plurality of print settings that... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100079776 - Printing apparatus, program, and printer driver: A printing apparatus capable of executing color printing and monochrome printing includes: a mode controller which controls a monochrome printing mode where the monochrome printing is executed, a first mode where reception of a printing job stops when a color image forming medium has run out, and a second mode... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100079779 - Profile correcting device: A profile correcting device includes a first profile acquiring unit, a second profile acquiring unit, a first correcting unit, and a second correcting unit. The first profile acquiring unit acquires a first profile representing correspondence relationship between input color values and first colorimetric values. Each first colorimetric value corresponds to... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy &presser, P.C.

20100079810 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes: an image data forming unit that forms an image data which includes a first dot image to be visible by copying, a second dot image to be invisible by copying, a hidden text portion and the background portion; and an image forming unit that carries... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100079812 - Content-aware resizing of uniform rosette color halftone images: As provided herein, there are supplied teachings to systems and methods for resizing a digital uniform rosette halftone image composed of multiple colorant separations, by using uniform rosette halftone tile parameters. One approach entails receiving into a digital imaging system, a digital uniform rosette halftone image and a desired resizing... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20100079813 - Content-aware uniform rosette color halftone image resizing using iterative determination of energy metrics: As provided herein, there are supplied teachings to systems and methods for resizing a digital uniform rosette halftone image composed of multiple colorant separations, by using uniform rosette halftone tile parameters and iterative determination of energy metrics. One approach entails receiving into a digital imaging system, a digital uniform rosette... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20100079814 - Image forming apparatus and tone characteristics correction method: An image forming apparatus includes, for example, a pattern generating unit, image processing unit, image recording unit, and correction unit. The pattern generating unit generates a test pattern signal used to form a test pattern including a plurality of tone patches differing in tonality from each other. The image processing... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100079811 - Systems and methods for efficient halftone screening: Systems, methods, and devices described herein provide schemes for performing halftoning operations on image data using a first halftone pattern with a first data width on a SIMD-capable processor with a second data width, wherein second data width is not an integral multiple of the first data width. In some... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100079816 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method and printing apparatus: The image forming apparatus includes: an area tone setting device which sets an arbitrary tone correction table for each of image forming areas obtained by dividing a recording medium into a plurality of areas; a tone correction table storage device which stores tone correction tables set respectively for the image... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100079815 - Systems and methods for luminance determination: Systems and methods are provided for generating at least one look-up table, wherein the look-up table holds at least one luminance value in a second color space. In some embodiments, the luminance value can be computed for distinct combinations of color component values corresponding to a plurality of color components... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100079818 - Image forming apparatus to improve image quality and image quality improvement method: An image forming apparatus to improve image quality. An image forming apparatus includes an object dividing unit to divide scanned image data into objects, an object size estimation unit to estimate a size of each object, a controlling unit to determine whether to perform image quality enhancement processing for each... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100079817 - Method for optimizing the search for trapping regions: Methods disclosed permit the identification of frame buffer pixels for trapping. In some embodiments, flags associated with pixels in the frame buffer may be used to provide an indication of pixels for trapping. A first bit in a flag associated with a pixel may be set when the pixel is... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100079820 - Color image forming apparatus: A color image forming apparatus of a so-called tandem type which has image forming units in correspondence with colors is provided. In the color image forming apparatus, a color discrepancy amount storage unit stores information of a color discrepancy amount of each of the image forming units, which is measured... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100079819 - Printer and print method: A printer includes a print unit which prints an image on a recording medium by adhering recording material based on image data; a storage unit which stores a value corresponding to a reference recording material density; a reference density acquisition unit which acquires from the image data a reference recording... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100079821 - Image processing device and method of the same: A image processing device includes an image scanning unit for scanning a plurality of pages of a book and generating image data, a storage unit in which data related to direction of the image data is stored, a direction determination unit for determining a direction of a page unit of... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100079822 - Document processing apparatus and method for processing document using the same: A document processing apparatus, including a symbol-related information acquirement unit which identifies a text area in a scanned document, extracts symbols from the identified text area, and acquires symbol-related information regarding each extracted symbol, a symbol division unit which divides the extracted symbols into several groups based on a preset... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100079824 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes: a forming unit configured to form a mark on a carrier; a light emitting unit configured to emit light toward a surface of the carrier; a light receiving unit configured to receive reflected light from the surface of the carrier and from the mark and... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100079823 - Image scanning system, image scanner, and computer readable medium for image processing device: An image scanning system comprises an image scanner and an information processing device. The image scanner comprises an output unit to output image data generated based on scanned image to the information processing device; and an instructing unit to transmit a prohibition command for prohibiting displaying of an image based... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100079825 - Imaging apparatus for reading information: A position Z of an image sensor is moved to an initial position A (image forming position) in a Z axis direction. An exposing operation is performed at a position A, and it is determined whether or not an exposing time counted by a timer has reached ta. If the... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100079826 - Imaging apparatus for reading information: A liquid crystal panel includes an iris unit for limiting the incident range of light from an object to be shot, and a filter unit for assigning a exposure energy distribution varying with the position to incident light whose incident range is limited by the iris unit. The control unit... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100079827 - Document scanning device: A document scanning device, configured to sequentially eject and insert sheets under a stack of already-ejected sheets, includes a feed tray, a document table, a catch tray, a feeder feeding sheets from the feed tray to the catch tray, a scanner performing scanning in one of a first mode to... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100079829 - Method for optimizing display profiles: A method for compensating for effects of illumination when comparing soft proofs to hard copy proofs viewed under non-standard illumination comprises adjusting a standard illumination display profile until estimates of device independent colors produced by the display based on the adjusted profile match the colors corresponding to the non-standard illumination... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100079828 - Method for optimizing display profiles to simulate the metameric effects of custom illumination: A method for compensating for effects of illumination when comparing soft proofs to hard copy proofs viewed under non-standard illumination comprises obtaining (110), for a set of print colors, device-independent color data corresponding to the standard illumination and obtaining (120) the corresponding data for the non-standard illumination. The method further... Agent: Amelia A. Buharin Patent Legal Staff

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