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Facsimile and static presentation processing September class, title,number 09/10

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20100245875 - Document image processing apparatus, document image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium having recorded document image processing program: Each small region positioned just before a large region according to a reading order is determined as a first candidate, and an evaluating process to evaluate whether each first candidate is an index or not is performed based on a difference in feature from the related large region with respect... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP

20100245876 - Image forming apparatus, paper management method and computer-readable medium: An image forming apparatus includes: a storage unit that stores an identifier and a remaining sheet length of a roll sheet after an image formation has been finished; a specifying unit that specifies sheet lengths of pages where images are to be formed based on an image forming instruction, and... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20100245880 - Communication apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium: A communication apparatus which prevents one host computer from occupying the apparatus and enables a user of the host computer having sent a processing request thereto to quickly know a processing result. A connection request is accepted from one of a plurality of host computers. In response to the accepted... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100245881 - Data management device and data management method, and computer readable medium therefor: A data management device displays, on a display screen thereof, an external-device image representing an external device and an application screen corresponding to each of applications in execution. The external-device image includes function areas that respectively represent functional units of the external device. The data management device is configured to... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100245878 - Image processing apparatus and computer readable medium: An image processing apparatus is provided, the image processing apparatus including: a dynamic circuit reconfiguring section in which a circuit is dynamically reconfigured; a circuit configuration storing section that stores information of configurations of circuits, the information including a first piece of information that contains a configuration of a circuit... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100245877 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus, including: an input module configured to input an image and first character data, the first character data being associated with the image; a template database module configured to store a template, the template including information of an operation associated with second character data; a determination module... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100245879 - Method to read images and computer readable storage medium therefor: A method to create a data file in a controller device connected to an image reading apparatus is provided. The method includes receiving an event signal generated in the image reading apparatus based on an instruction, obtaining image data according to receipt of the event signal, judging whether the received... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100245882 - Device for imaging a flat object and printing material processing machine having the device: A device for imaging a flat object, for example a paper sheet in a printing machine, includes a light source, preferably an LED row, a lens and an image sensor. An observation angle between the object plane and lens axis is flat, that is to say less than 45°. The... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20100245883 - Image scanning system, image scanning device and recording medium storing program therefor: An image scanning system includes (1) an image scanning device, which includes an input unit configured to acquire an instruction by a user, an image scanner configured to scan an image and generate image data and a transmitting unit configured to transmit the image data; (2) a display lock judging... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100245912 - Color printer technology: The invention provides a method of printing at a POS of register receipts and marketing information in which the required network bandwidth and quantity of ink are both reduced. SVG files are used to specify communications, associated modified image objects are stored locally to the POS, and associated modified image... Agent: NeifeldIPLaw, PC

20100245903 - Communication system, communication device and peripheral device: A communication system including a communication box connected to a public communication line and capable of data communication with a child unit through a digital cordless (DCL) wave and with a multi-function device through a wires LAN (WLAN) wave, and wherein each of the child unit and multi-function device has... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100245884 - Constraint evaluation and re-evaluation for managing print jobs: An improved method implemented in a print job management apparatus for processing print jobs in a multiple-printer print shop environment is described. When an operator manually assigns a print job to a printer, the job ticket settings of print job are compared with capabilities of the printer to detect any... Agent: Chen Yoshimura LLP Attention Ying Chen

20100245895 - Control device, image forming apparatus, computer readable medium, and control method: A control device includes: a determination unit that determines a beginning original document to which a function that lays out a plurality of original documents onto a single sheet with predetermined number of original documents and forms an image is applied; a judgment unit that sequentially judges whether the original... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100245894 - Direct-scan-to-print scanner and related method: A scanning device capable of directly sending scanned images to a printing device to be printed and a related method are proposed. An image information is obtained by scanning with an image sensor module, and then stored in a storage device. When a print client detects a print request, a... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20100245897 - Electronic apparatus and image forming system: An electronic apparatus includes an authority information acquisition unit that acquires a user's authority information; a first storage unit that stores current control information currently used to control the apparatus; a second storage unit that stores current configuration information representing a current configuration of the apparatus; an available control information... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100245908 - Image communication apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium: An image communication apparatus that transmits input image data when detecting that a designated recipient has logged in an external apparatus. An MFP as an image communication apparatus includes a scanner for inputting image data and an operation unit for designating a recipient by whom the input image data should... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100245899 - Image forming apparatus: A job managing section stores print jobs as jobs-in-queue when they are received through a receiving section. Each job contains original user information. Each job is a currently executed job when it is being executed by an executing section. An error detecting section obtains error information from the executing section... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100245906 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes an output image forming unit that forms an output image from an image-repeat image which is obtained by arranging a plurality of input images on one recording medium based on predetermined repeat conditions, a preview image generating unit that generates reduced images of the input... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20100245900 - Image forming apparatus and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: A Multi-Function Peripheral (MFP) is provided with a locked mailbox bin. The MFP receives a print job, calculates a print quantity for a case in which the received print job is executed. If the calculated print quantity for the print job is more than a predetermined quantity, the MFP executes... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100245893 - Image forming apparatus, communication device, computer readable medium, and communication method: An image forming apparatus includes: a communication unit that receives a request that requests a reply and includes a source of the request and a destination of the request; and a controller that returns from a low electric power condition after moving into the low electric power condition of which... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100245910 - Image processing apparatus, control method for image processing apparatus, and storage medium: A control method for controlling an image processing apparatus, includes causing a sheet processing apparatus to execute a sheet processing of a sheet to be printed by execution of a first print job stored in a storage unit configured to store a plurality of print jobs each of which has... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100245898 - Image processing device and image forming device: When an image based on RGB image data accepted by the image processing section and the ICU is to be enlarged by the zoom process section of the ICU (or when specification of an area in an image is accepted by the operation section), the leak-preventing identification mark detecting section,... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100245913 - Image processing device, image processing method, program and storage medium: To enable the operability of image editing process to improve, the first procedure for making configurations relating to a print medium used in printing by a printing device, the second procedure for selecting an image to be printed by the printing device and specifying its print range, the third procedure... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100245904 - Image transfer system, data transfer method and program: A first image processing apparatus makes a request to the second image processing apparatus to issue identification information to transfer second image data that a second image processing apparatus has received from the communication apparatus to the first image processing apparatus, and transmits first image data to be transmitted to... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100245896 - Image-processing device, image-forming device, image-processing method, and computer readable medium: An image-processing device includes: an obtaining unit that obtains image data; an area extraction unit that extracts an area having a color falling within a predetermined range of a color within a color space, in an image represented by the obtained image data; an effect extraction unit that extracts an... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100245909 - Information distribution apparatus, method for distributing installation program, and storage medium: There is disclosed an information distribution apparatus including: acquiring log information of a job; generating, based on the log information, setting information denoting an operation setting of a device and usable by a program for operating the device; and transmitting an installation program including a set of the program and... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100245905 - Information processing device and method thereof: An information processing device transmits and receives information to and from plural devices, which are coupled to the information processing device. A memory unit stores a control program that corresponds to each of the devices. An acquisition unit acquires device information from a selected one of the devices. A determination... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100245907 - Information processor, image reading system having the same, and computer readable medium for the same: An information processor, which is configured to be connected communicably with an image reader, includes a display unit, an image receiver configured to receive image data from the image reader, a storage controller configured to store the received image data into a first storage area that is assigned to the... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100245886 - Method, apparatus, system, and computer-readable storage medium for switching between print modes: A method, apparatus, system, and computer-readable storage medium for setting a print mode of a printing device. The method includes receiving, from a client device, a request to print a print job at the printing device, and determining a distance between the client device and the printing device. A print... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100245887 - Methods and systems for rendering data: Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for rendering graphical objects in a printing system. According to one aspect of the present invention a graphic list may be partitioned, and the graphic-list partitions may be rendered “out-of-order” or concurrently.... Agent: Kristine Elizabeth Matthews

20100245888 - Methods and systems for rendering data: Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for rendering graphical objects in a printing system. According to one aspect of the present invention a graphic list may be partitioned, and the graphic-list partitions may be rendered “out-of-order” or concurrently.... Agent: Kristine Elizabeth Matthews

20100245889 - Methods and systems for rendering data: Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for rendering graphical objects in a printing system. According to one aspect of the present invention a graphic list may be partitioned, and the graphic-list partitions may be rendered “out-of-order” or concurrently.... Agent: Kristine Elizabeth Matthews

20100245902 - Printing apparatus and printing system: A multifunction printer receives a printing job. Then, the MFP acquires items of a printing log that is defined before the printing is started. For example, user name, date/time of execution, and job ID information correspond to the items of the printing log defined before the printing is started. Then,... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100245911 - Printing control method and printing control apparatus: A method includes determining whether a program module for varying print settings for a printer driver is participating in print processing when the printer driver executes print processing; and switching a part of the print settings for the printer driver to the print settings according to the program module when... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100245892 - Printing method for screen image: Disclosed is a computer implemented printing method to print on a sheet an image of an object of which data is placed in a clipboard of a computer, the method including the procedures of: the computer activating a printing program installed in the computer; the printing program automatically retrieving the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100245901 - System and method for receiving image print order: An image print order receiving system has an image print order receiving apparatus for receiving an order for printing images. The system include a data obtaining section for obtaining image data for use in printing images, a notice print making section for printing, in a printing medium, a notice print... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP

20100245891 - Systems and methods for fast printing: Methods disclosed permit the accelerated printing of documents. In some embodiments, a method for accelerating the printing of documents utilizes a first pre-processed file, which is obtained by pre-processing a second file. The pre-processed file is associated with stored attribute information for the second file. When a print request is... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100245885 - Techniques for printing to hotspot printers: Techniques are provided for printing an electronic document from a client device to printing devices that are registered with a server. The printing devices and device capabilities are retrieved from the server according to location criteria provided by a user. Through a user interface, users view the names, location, and... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20100245890 - Techniques for scheduling and guaranteeing print jobs: Techniques for scheduling and guaranteeing print jobs are presented. Print jobs are scheduled to process on a selected printer at user-defined dates and times. A print queue for the selected printer is managed to ensure that no subsequent print job begins on the printer when that subsequent print job cannot... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell

20100245916 - Image processing apparatus and its image processing method: A scanner is equipped with an input image buffering section 13 for storing read-out image data; a storage managing section 11 for managing the image data in the form of processing blocks that are arranged in the vertical direction and the horizontal direction; a block data reading section 14 for... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100245914 - Image processing apparatus and method: Provided is an image processing apparatus configured as follows. A mode specification table in a storage device contains mode specification information obtained by associating a job designated by a user. The mode specification information indicates which of a page mode and a band mode is to be selected when the... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100245915 - Image producing device, image forming device, and image processing device: An image producing device by which image data that is produced by an image producing unit is written in an external memory medium, or by which image data is read from the external memory medium and written to a device main unit of the image producing device, the device main... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100245917 - Methods and systems for rendering data: Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for rendering graphical objects in a printing system. According to one aspect of the present invention a graphic list may be partitioned, and the graphic-list partitions may be rendered “out-of-order” or concurrently.... Agent: Kristine Elizabeth Matthews

20100245918 - Methods and systems for rendering data: Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for rendering graphical objects in a printing system. According to one aspect of the present invention a graphic list may be partitioned, and the graphic-list partitions may be rendered “out-of-order” or concurrently.... Agent: Kristine Elizabeth Matthews

20100245919 - Recording apparatus, method of controlling recording apparatus and computer readable recording medium: Positions of flushing candidate pixels are provided in standard areas S formed from pixels arranged in a matrix pattern. A reference area formation section forms a reference area Ref by arranging two standard areas S adjacently to each other in both a main scan direction and a conveyance direction. In... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100245921 - Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes: a controller that causes an image forming unit to form an image so that a plurality of unit images are arranged in a first direction with a constant distance between adjacent unit images; an acquisition unit that acquires read image data indicating a position and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100245922 - Method, system, and program of extending a function of an application: In plug-in software capable of creating a sheet size to be set in an application based on an output size and sheet sizes allowed to be set in the application, when the plug-in software supports a plurality of applications, if there is a difference in sheet size among the applications,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100245920 - Methods and systems for rendering data: Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for rendering graphical objects in a printing system. According to one aspect of the present invention a graphic list may be partitioned, and the graphic-list partitions may be rendered “out-of-order” or concurrently.... Agent: Kristine Elizabeth Matthews

20100245852 - Application function extension method, system, and program: According to an embodiment of the present invention, in a plug-in of a general use application, sheet size information and margin information set by the application are calculated by using a scaling factor at the time of an expansion or reduction printing. The calculated sheet size information and margin information... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100245853 - Image processing device: An image processing device includes a storing unit and a creating unit. The storing unit stores a dither matrix. The dither matrix has a plurality of dot regions and has a threshold value at each of the dot regions. The plurality of dot regions are divided into a plurality of... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100245854 - Print apparatus: A print apparatus is supplied capable of preventing print density unevenness. In the print apparatus that prints by moving a print head with respect to an ink ribbon that is rotated and transported in a predetermined direction, a controller analyzes print data, and performs one direction print by moving the... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20100245855 - Dot forming element arrays at different resolutions: A printing device includes a first array of dot forming elements disposed on a substrate along an array direction at a first array-direction spacing to provide a first dot forming resolution R1 for dots of a first color; and a group of N arrays of dot forming elements, wherein the... Agent: Peter P. Hernandez Patent Legal Staff

20100245856 - Apparatus, system, and method for color data printing: An apparatus associated with a printing device having a plurality of print engines comprising a first print engine and at least one second print engine is provided. The apparatus comprises a pixel clock generating module which generates a reference signal operating at a single video frequency derived from a first... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100245873 - Color conversion method and profile generation method: A tincture adjustment value used to adjust a monochrome signal to a tincture desired by a user is set, and a tincture conversion table and chromaticity line table are generated based on that tincture adjustment value and the profile of an image output apparatus. Using the generated tables, a lightness... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100245865 - Image forming apparatus having a function for adjustment of image forming conditions: An image forming apparatus includes a forming portion, an adjusting portion and a control portion. The forming portion is configured to form an image, while the adjusting portion is configured to execute an adjustment for correcting a pre-selected adjustable image forming condition based on a measurement of an image formed... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100245864 - Image processing apparatus and computer readable medium and method thereof: An image processing apparatus comprises: an acquiring unit that acquires image data representing a document image that includes characters; an extracting unit that extracts, from the document image represented by the image data acquired by the acquiring unit, a character that has undergone a modification for distinguishing from another character;... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100245870 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes: a recognition process section for performing, on the basis of image data of a document, a character recognition process of recognizing a character contained in the document; a chromatic text generation section for generating color text data (character image data) indicative of character images in... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100245860 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and recording medium: An image processing apparatus that comprises an obtaining section that obtains data of numerical values or numerical expressions used to describe a drawing process, and a generating section that generates, based on data obtained by the obtaining section, image information including color information on a color of each of a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100245867 - Image processing device, image processing method, and program: An image processing device, an image processing method, and a program enable easily acquiring for each profile information related to the amount of ink that is required to record image data after the image data is converted using a particular profile. A host computer 1 transforms reference image data 27... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100245863 - Image-processing apparatus, image-forming apparatus, and image-processing method: An image-processing apparatus includes: a memory that stores a red color range occurring within a color space; an acquiring unit that acquires image data representing an image containing text; and a generating unit that generates, based on the image data acquired by the acquiring unit, image data in which a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100245861 - Image-processing device, image-forming device, image-processing method, and computer readable medium: An image-processing device includes: a memory that stores a color range within a color space; an acquisition unit that acquires image data; and a generating unit that generates image data in which an image represented by the image data acquired by the acquisition unit has been subjected to an operation... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100245862 - Image-processing device, image-forming device, image-processing method, and computer readable medium: An image-processing device includes: an obtaining unit that obtains image data; an area extraction unit that extracts an area having a color falling within a predetermined range of a color, in an image represented by the image data obtained by the obtaining unit; a component extraction unit that extracts a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100245859 - Imaging apparatus with sheet size measuring device: An imaging apparatus for forming the image on a sheet, wherein the imaging apparatus includes a sheet-feeding path for conveying the sheet, a detecting section positioned along the sheet-feeding path, which detects a leading edge, a trailing edge and a side edge of the sheet while the sheet is being... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100245869 - Method for inline color regulation in printing machines: A method for color measurement of printing materials produced in printing machines includes a first color measurement instrument in the printing machine measuring the color of printing materials, a second color measurement instrument outside the printing machine measuring the color of printing materials produced in the printing machine and a... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20100245871 - Method of correcting pixel data and fluid ejecting apparatus: A method for correcting pixel data and a fluid ejecting apparatus and are disclosed. The method for correcting pixel data in the fluid ejecting apparatus which relatively moves a nozzle array having nozzles for ejecting a fluid onto a medium and arranged in parallel in a predetermined direction, and the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100245858 - Methods and systems for rendering data: Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for rendering graphical objects in a printing system. According to one aspect of the present invention a graphic list may be partitioned, and the graphic-list partitions may be rendered “out-of-order” or concurrently.... Agent: Kristine Elizabeth Matthews

20100245866 - Multifunction apparatus: A multifunction apparatus includes: an execution request acceptance section that accepts a request for executing a function; a determination section that determines whether or not the execution request is a function involving printing operation when the execution request acceptance section receives the execution request; and an execution section that performs... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100245872 - Printing control method, printing control apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium: A printing control method for printing an image onto a recording medium including inputting data to be used for printing a page, setting a position and a size of a margin for a plurality of pages represented by the input data, according to an instruction from a user, and causing... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100245868 - System and method for generating randomly remixed images: A system and method for generating randomized remixed graphical images is provided. A database comprising a plurality of files representing graphic images is linked to a processor and computer executable instructions. Multiple image files are randomly obtained and randomly merged to form a new and unique merged image. The merged... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

20100245874 - System for distributing and controlling color reproduction at multiple sites: The system provides for controlling color reproduction of input color image data representing one or more pages or page constituents in a network having nodes (or sites). Each one of the nodes comprises at least one rendering device. The system distributes the input color image data from one of the... Agent: Kenneth J. Lukacher

20100245857 - Systems and methods for processing color data: Systems and methods are provided for processing at least one document comprising color data. Color data in the document in a first color space is inspected to determine if a color space conversion operation for a portion of the color data is specified using a color space dictionary or a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100245923 - Image forming apparaus, image forming method, and computer readable medium: An image forming apparatus includes: an acquisition unit that acquires image information that represents an image; a formation unit that forms the image that the image information that the acquisition unit acquires represents onto a medium; a trimming unit that trims the medium onto which the formation unit forms the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100245924 - Multi-level surround error diffusion: Machine-enabled methods of, and system, and processor readable media, embodiments for, tone quantization error diffusion.... Agent: Michael Blaine Brooks, PC

20100245925 - Image processing apparatus, computer readable medium, and printing apparatus: An image processing apparatus is provided, the image processing apparatus including: an interpreting section that interprets instructions of a print control contained in print information, the instructions including a resolution instruction, a monochrome designation instruction indicating whether a monochrome designation is applied, and a page description language designation instruction; a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100245926 - Method for screening color separations of a lenticular image, computer program product and method for producing a lenticular image on a printing material: A method for screening color separations of a lenticular image having a lenticular frequency of lenticular lenses for viewing the image, with a lens width l. An amplitude-modulated halftone image is calculated for each color separation at one screen angle with a rational number tangent and screen frequency. The screen... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20100245927 - Tone dependent green-noise error diffusion method and printing device thereof: A tone dependent green-noise error diffusion method includes setting a first threshold and a second threshold, and determining a two-level value of a color level of an input image according to the first threshold and the second threshold; subtracting the two-level value from the color level value to generate an... Agent: Kile Goekjian Reed & Mcmanus

20100245928 - Methods of watermarking documents: Methods are provided for creating a fluorescent watermark within an image on a substrate, such as paper. The method involves creating a halftone image using two different halftone strategies. The halftone method is combined with a binary watermark mask to form two color patterns (e.g., one in a background region... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100245929 - Electronic document delivery: A system, method, and computer readable medium for converting paper documents (134) to electronic documents (138) and sending the electronic documents (138) to at least one destination (144).... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100245930 - Banner sheet-based sampling method: The banner or cover sheet for a print job may be used for aperiodic sampling of transfer performance and/or fusing performance. Sensing pre-process and post-process is required. The resulting sampling is aperiodic and dependent on the job flow. In office products there is typically a frequent generation of cover sheets... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100245931 - Image transmission system: An image transmission system including an image processing device and a communicating device which are communicable with each other through an access point in an infrastructure mode through an “m” channel, wherein upon a communication failure in the infrastructure mode, the communication mode is switched from the infrastructure mode to... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100245932 - Scanner, reading system, and computer program: A scanner connected to an external device through a network is provided. The scanner includes, a reading section that reads an image recorded on a sheet so as to generate image data, an image data group supply section that, in a case where a plurality of images recorded on a... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100245934 - Communication device and recording medium storing program therefor: A communication device having a communication unit configured to communicate with a contents storage storing contents information and location information in associated manner, and to communicate with an external device. The communication device obtains the location information from the contents storage, modifies the location information to access information causing an... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100245935 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Background images are removed and only desired payment information is extracted from a grayscale image of a check or similar financial instrument. A density distribution improvement process applied to grayscale raw image data 40 acquired by scanning a check corrects the density distribution of the raw image data 40 to... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100245933 - Image processing system and method: An image processing system and method for comparing and correcting two monochromic images A2 and B2 is provided. The system and method extracts a skeleton of objects in the monochromic image A2 to generate a skeleton image A3 and extracts a skeleton of objects in the monochromic image B2 to... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100245936 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus that performs shading correction processing with the use of white reference data is provided. The image processing apparatus includes a source data acquisition unit and a white reference data generation unit. The source data acquisition unit acquires source data for the white reference data. The white... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100245941 - Method and device for detecting defective liquid ejection: A method for detecting defective liquid ejection includes: reading an image with a sensor, the image being formed on a medium on the basis of image data by ejecting liquid from a nozzle while relatively moving the nozzle in a direction of relative movement with respect to the medium; specifying... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100245937 - Method and system for improving output quality of image forming devices: The invention includes a method and system for improving the output quality of an image forming device. The method includes comparing an amount of speckle present in the images with a predefined amount of speckle. Thereafter, it is evaluated whether an adjustment of an angle of inclination of an image... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20100245939 - Structure for holding optical component, and optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same: A structure for holding an optical component, includes: first and second flat plate portions provided in a state where the portions stand on a base plate, opposed to each other in a state where the flat plate portions are coupled to each other, and constituting first and second hierarchies, respectively;... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100245938 - Systems and methods for storing electronic documents: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for storing electronic documents. In particular, various embodiments provide systems and methods that use profiles defining one or more attributes to generate file names and folders for storing the electronic documents. Further embodiments provide systems and methods for storing one... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100245940 - U-shape optical path image scanning method and scanning module thereof: The present invention discloses a U-shape optical path image scanning method and a scanning module thereof, in which an image of a document is reflected by a plurality of reflection mirrors to form image beams, and the image beams which enter the scanning module and the image beams which enter... Agent: Wang Law Firm, Inc.

20100245943 - Illumination device: An illumination device comprising: an optical guide for receiving light emitted from a light source and guiding the light by repetitive transmission and reflection; a reflective member for reflecting light transmitting in the optical guide to an outside of the optical guide within the optical guide; a supplemental reflective member... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100245942 - Image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image reading method: A plurality of LED circuits are each configured having white LEDs serially connected therein, and the white LEDs are arranged in alternate main scanning direction positions for each of the LED circuits. When any of these LED circuits has failed, an output light power of white LEDs of LED circuits... Agent: Hespos & Porco LLP

20100245944 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: In regard to a secured original method, an image reading apparatus provided in an image forming apparatus reads a first original guide using an original reading portion and, based on a reading result thereof, changes a reading position of an adjustment sheet in a main scanning direction to enable detection... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100245945 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes: an apparatus body; an image carrier unit that includes: a support member; and an image carrier that is rotatably supported by the support member and directly or indirectly carries images; a positioning part that is provided at the apparatus body and positions the image carrier... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100245946 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus capable of reading an image recorded on a first surface and a second surface of a sheet, the image processing apparatus comprising a conveying path comprising a first conveying path formed in a substantially plate shape, a second conveying path disposed below the first conveying path... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100245947 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a first conveying path, a curved conveying path, a second conveying path, a first image reading section facing the first conveying path, a pair of third conveying rollers having a third nip point P1, a pair of second conveying rollers having a second nip point... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100245948 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a first conveying path, a curved conveying path, a second conveying path, an upper cover, a first image reading section, a third conveying roller, a second conveying roller, a second image reading section, a first conveying roller, a fourth conveying roller and a control unit.... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100245949 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes an image reading portion that moves in a predetermined direction and has an image reading sensor that reads an image on a sheet. A sheet feeder feeds the sheet. A first transparent member has a reference surface that supports the sheet thereon, and a second... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100245950 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes an image reading portion that moves in a predetermined direction. The image reading portion includes an image reading sensor that reads an image on a sheet. The image reading apparatus also includes a sheet feeder that feeds the sheet, a first transparent member with a... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100245951 - Image reading device: An image sensor reads an image from a document sheet disposed on a document holding portion of a platen glass while the image sensor is moving along the platen glass in a predetermined direction or reads an image from a document sheet fed by a document feeder while the image... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100245952 - Image processing apparatus, control method, and program: An image processing apparatus which reads an original to generate monochrome image data, comprises a determination unit configured to determine which of a first instruction to read the original using RGB sensors or a second instruction to read the original using a BW sensor is input; a reading unit configured... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100245953 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes: a sheet table including a placement surface on which a sheet is placed; a light emitting device including light sources; a light emitting unit including a plurality of light emitting devices for emitting light to the placement surface; a light receiving unit; a read image... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

  
09/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number

20100238472 - Character output apparatus, character output method and computer readable medium: A character output apparatus includes an intermediate character information generating section, an intermediate character information modification section and a character output section. The intermediate character information generating section generates intermediate character information indicating a certain character. The intermediate character information is formed by element information pieces. And each element information... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100238474 - Document image processing apparatus, document image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium having recorded document image processing program: A feature section including a feature of a candidate region but not including a feature of a related large region is set as for a style type different in feature from the related large region among a plurality of style types, with respect to each index candidate region. At least... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP

20100238473 - Drawing processing apparatus, image outputting apparatus, method for drawing processing and computer readable medium: A drawing processing apparatus is provided and includes: a plurality of character definition information memories each storing definition information on a character shape; a registering portion that, when a drawing command containing the definition information on the character shape is received, determines one of the plurality of character definition information... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100238475 - Image recording apparatus: An image recording apparatus includes a sheet feed tray, a sheet feed roller, an image recording unit, an output unit, a first conveying unit configured to convey a recording medium from the sheet feed tray to the output unit via the image recording unit, and a second conveying unit configured... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100238476 - Facsimile system and method of controlling same: Disclosed is a facsimile system having first and second devices interconnected via a network. The first device allows a user to issue a facsimile transmission request, and the second device receives this facsimile transmission request and executes a facsimile transmission to a transmission destination. The first device has a determination... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100238478 - Image processing system and image processing apparatus: An image processing system that executes plural functions with respect to image data, the image processing system including: a decision unit that decides whether or not a function among the plural functions is authorized to be executed with respect to the image data; and a notification unit that identifiably notifies... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100238477 - Information processing apparatus, and network setting method: A print window is displayed by an application, and a printer name is selected by a user. When the printer name is selected, OS loads printer driver to cause the printer driver to execute print processing. Then, the printer driver performs change processing of an output port in initialization processing... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100238479 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus is capable of transmitting its status information to a remote apparatus. A job receiving section receives an image outputting job from an external apparatus. An image outputting section outputs an image based on the image outputting job. A notification destination information memory stores notification destination information... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100238481 - Image processing apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium storing control program therefor: An image processing apparatus that enables a user who is restricted in use of a function to use the restricted function easily and exactly only for a specific process flow. A function restriction unit restricts execution of a function of the image processing apparatus based on restriction information set for... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100238482 - Image processing device for printing a plurality of manuscript data sets in prescribed order based on composition guideline data: An image processing device acquires composition guideline data containing information specifying a plurality of manuscript data sets and the printing order of the data sets. The image processing device accesses an external device based on composition guideline data to acquire at least one of the manuscript data sets from that... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100238480 - Print processing system, printing processing method, printing processing program and storage medium: A terminal apparatus for preparing a print job based on a document file prepared using an application and transmitting the print job to a printing apparatus is devised. The terminal apparatus includes a verification-use information receiving unit, a storage destination control unit, an information retrieval and attachment unit, and a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100238500 - Conference system and image data management method: In order to facilitate printing of an image drawn on an electronic board while improving security, an MFP includes a portion to generate conference identification information in response to reception of a start instruction from an electronic board, a portion to associate the conference identification information with device identification information... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100238489 - Distributed processing printer: A distributed processing printer which may include separate controllers and/or separate memory where one controller and/or memory may be used to support legacy applications and another controller and/or memory may be used to support printing promotional materials and/or messages in a manner completely transparent to the legacy applications. The printer... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100238483 - Image editing pipelines for automatic editing and printing of online images: A method having corresponding apparatus and computer-readable media embodying instructions executable by a computer to perform the method comprises: in response to a request to print an image stored on a first website, automatically downloading an image editing pipeline for the image from a second website in response to the... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100238493 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system and control methods thereof: This invention provides an image forming apparatus which prevents unauthorized printing without impairing the user's convenience. To accomplish this, upon reception of the print job, the image forming apparatus determines if the print job is a storage target job. If the print job is a storage target job, the image... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100238495 - Image output device which, when authentication media are read by authentication device, executes jobs stored in storage medium on the basis of result of authentication: When a plurality of authentication cards are read by an authentication device and the authentication cards are authenticated in an image output device, a binding and printing process is carried out. The image output device combines (binds) jobs associated with the authenticated cards into one job. The order of combining... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100238497 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program product: An image processing apparatus includes an input control unit that receives the input of document data that is a target to be output and the output condition of the document data, an image output unit that outputs the document data in accordance with the received output condition, an HDD that... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100238492 - Image processing system, image processing apparatus, and control method of the image processing system: This invention provides an image processing system, which can suppress evidenced document registration by spoofing of a third party upon execution of registration processing of an evidenced document in a server, and a control method thereof. To accomplish this, in an image processing system of this invention, when the user... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100238499 - Information processing apparatus capable of executing convenient print setting, method of controlling information processing apparatus, and recording medium having control program for information processing apparatus recorded thereon: A driver core determines whether or not an operation to change print settings in a print setting screen is performed by the user. If a changing operation is not performed, the process is skipped. On the other hand, if a changing operation is performed on an item of print settings... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100238498 - Information processing apparatus capable of executing printing convenient for users, method of controlling information processing apparatus, and recording medium having control program for information processing apparatus recorded thereon: Setting items in a print setting screen are updated and displayed in response to a changing operation. It is determined whether or not print settings are changed from the initial state. If it is determined that print settings are changed from the initial state, a test print button is displayed.... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100238490 - Information processing apparatus, method of controlling information processing apparatus, and storage medium: This invention provides an information processing system and control method thereof for reducing a storage capacity requested of a database and preventing the expiration of reference to image data. To accomplish this, in an information processing system according to this invention, when an image processing apparatus is to store the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100238496 - Job management apparatus, control method, and program: A job management apparatus, which managing, by record, a job based on content data which includes designations associated with a content used in variable data print processing, and a job ticket corresponding to the content data, comprising: a metadata extraction unit which extracts metadata from the content data; a metadata... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

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20100238484 - Method for estimating processing time for a printer and related applications: An algorithm implemented in a print shop management system for estimating a processing time of a print job by a printer, i.e., how long the print job will take to complete printing and inline finishing, is disclosed. The algorithm takes into account the job's printing requirements and the printer' capabilities... Agent: Chen Yoshimura LLP Attention Ying Chen

20100238491 - Print management apparatus, print management method and recording medium: A print management apparatus includes: a device for storing position information of a plurality of printing terminals placed in different locations, information indicating a condition of a file printable by each printing terminal, and print data; a device for receiving position information of a mobile terminal owned by a user;... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100238487 - Print system: A print system according to one embodiment of the present invention includes a terminal apparatus, a print server, and a printing apparatus connected to each other via a network. The terminal apparatus includes a transmission unit for transmitting a print job of a user to the print server as a... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100238494 - Printer driver, storage medium, and information processing apparatus: A printer driver includes a plurality of modules, an interface unit that accepts the addition of plug-in including one or more additional modules for realizing a predetermined function, and a storage unit that stores setting information that defines information related to a partial process for realizing the predetermined function of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100238504 - Printing system: A printing system includes: a host apparatus; and a printer as a device apparatus which is connected to the host apparatus. The host apparatus includes: a data amount determining unit which determines whether data of a printing target file exceeds a storage capacity of a receiving and storing memory of... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100238502 - Printing system and printing apparatus terminal: A printing system includes a transmitting terminal, which transmits printable printing contents, and a printing apparatus terminal, which receives and prints the printing contents, which are connected to the printing system via an Internet protocol network.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100238503 - Printing system and printing apparatus terminal: A printing system includes a contents terminal transmitting printable printing contents and a printing apparatus terminal receiving and printing the printing contents, which are connected to the printing system via an IP network.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100238501 - Printing system, control method for printing system, print server machine, control method for print server machine and computer program: A printing system includes a client machine into which a printing execution instruction is input; a print server machine communicatably connected to the client machine; and a printer communicatably connected to the print server machine. The client machine includes a printer driver that creates print data in response to the... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100238505 - Scheduling system: A system suited to scheduling print jobs for a printing system includes a first processing component which identifies preliminary attributes of print jobs to be printed on sheets. A job scheduler receives the preliminary attributes and assigns each of the print jobs to one of a plurality of job queues... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100238485 - Storage medium storing print management program, print management apparatus, and printer system: A print management apparatus is provided. A print history of a print job data is stored into a first storage component, when a print data identifier of the print job data containing print data, a print data identifier, and a printing parameter is not stored in the first storage component.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100238486 - System and method for printing independent of location and using a universal print module: A system for printing independent of location and using a universal print module comprises a computing device having a print anywhere sending module and a printer having a print anywhere receiving module coupled by a network. The print anywhere sending module is adapted to interface with the computing device to... Agent: Patent Law Works/ricoh

20100238506 - Document processing system, search apparatus, information searching method, document processing method and computer readable medium: The document processing system is provided with: a printing unit that prints a document image on a medium; an image reading unit that performs image reading on the medium; a holding unit that holds history information on processing performed by the printing unit; and a search unit that searches the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100238507 - Information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, data recovery method, and computer-readable recording medium: An information processing apparatus includes a volatile main storage; a nonvolatile first-auxiliary storage; a nonvolatile second-auxiliary storage for storing second data; a processing unit for loading the second data from the second-auxiliary storage into the main storage; a storing unit for storing first data stored in the main storage into... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100238458 - Transmitting terminal, printing apparatus terminal, printing system, data transmitting method, and print processing method: A transmitting terminal carries out communication with a printing apparatus terminal including a print executing unit which prints print data via an IP network.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100238459 - Dot position measurement method and apparatus, and computer readable medium: The dot position measurement method includes: a line pattern forming step of forming a measurement line pattern including a plurality of lines formed by dot sequences corresponding to respective recording elements on a recording medium, by continuously recording dots by the recording elements while causing a recording head having the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100238460 - Serial printer: Provided is a serial printer including: a reading unit configured to read a raster image from a manuscript medium; an analysis unit configured to derive a horizontal distribution of pixels darker than a background color of the manuscript medium in each band including a predetermined number of lines with respect... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100238470 - Document image processing system and document image processing method: A document image processing system is provided with an input portion to input a document image. An extraction portion extracts document elements of the document image from pixels of the inputted document image. A presumption portion presumes representative colors of the extracted document elements in a color space. A calculation... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100238466 - Heating device, heating method and image forming apparatus using the heating device: The heating device includes plural heaters to heat fixing members; a power supplying device to supply power to the plural heaters; and a controller. The controller determines heater activation priority order for the heaters every control cycle, and allows the power supplying device to supply power to one of the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100238465 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes image forming sections that forms images of different colors, respectively, a correction image formation controlling section that forms correction images of the respective colors, a density sensor that detects a density of each of the correction images in synchronization with passage of each correction image... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100238464 - Image forming apparatus and image forming program: An image processing apparatus includes an interpreting unit that interprets an order of the logical arithmetic processing and a kind of a logical arithmetic processing; and a drawing unit that, in a case of drawing the image information as raster data, draws from an element of an upper-order side in... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100238463 - Image forming apparatus, image processor, image processing method and computer readable medium: An image forming apparatus includes: an image processing unit acquiring image data, performing image processing, and generating color image data for respective colors; plural toner image forming units each forming and developing an electrostatic latent image on the basis of the color image data, and forming a color toner image;... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100238468 - Image processing apparatus and control method of image forming apparatus: When edge smoothing is applied to a portion where trapping was applied, the two processes are applied to a small region, thus causing image deterioration. Hence, the invention is configured to exclusively set trapping and edge smoothing execution conditions. Then, even when application of both trapping and edge smoothing processes... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100238467 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product: An image processing apparatus includes a color information generating unit that generates information of color values in input image data; an Index table generating unit that generates an Index table in which a first identification information according to a hash value is associated with a first predetermined number of color... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100238471 - Image processing system, image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer readable recording medium recorded with image processing program: In order to form an image without losing a moving image included in a structured document, an MFP, when forming an image, receives print data and a moving image from a PC, stores the moving image in association with second moving image identification information, embeds, in a still image included... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100238469 - Printing apparatus and recording medium for computer to read: Print data for display in which an operation screen of a multifunction periphery is described in a page-description language is created and outputted to an external memory medium. Specifically, the print data for display includes a screen description section 51 where an image is described by vector information and a... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20100238461 - Profile selection mechanism: A printing system includes a print system to print data received at the printing system, a color image recording device to measure one or more control patches from the data printed at the print system and a control unit to compare measurement data from the control patches to data from... Agent: Infoprint Solutions/ Blakely

20100238462 - System and method for image quality analysis and diagnostics: A system and method for diagnosing image quality of a printer device's output is provided. The method includes receiving by a processor, via a network from a remote node of the network, a service incident report. The incident report includes an indication of a type of the printer device the... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)

20100238508 - Halftone-independent scanner profiling: A method and system is disclosed for characterizing a color scanner comprising generating a halftone-independent target of color patches, printing the target on a color hardcopy device, measuring the target to obtain device-independent color values, scanning the target to obtain scanner color values, and building a scanner profile that relates... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100238509 - Image forming apparatus, control method of image forming apparatus, and computer program product: Dot patterns formed by two different half-tone processes of the plurality of tone processes for each color of CMYK and formed with/without the presence and absence of transparent toner overlap are created and test patches obtained by collecting the dot patterns are printed. The printed test patches are read to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100238510 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Disclosed is an image processing apparatus to perform screen processing for image data, and to form an image based thereon, comprising a screen processing unit to perform the screen processing by using a subcell corresponding to a plurality of pixels, and in which a first and a second threshold values... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP

20100238511 - Efficient image printing with multiple-sized dots: A method for printing an image with a printing system including the steps of multitoning image data to produce a multitoned image having a multitone resolution; providing a look-up table, wherein each look-up table entry specifies a number of dots of a first size and a number of dots of... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100238512 - Information processing apparatus, printing apparatus, information processing method, and printing method: An information processing apparatus includes a designation unit configured to designate a concealing procedure of variable data relating to print data containing reusable data and variable data, an attribute addition unit configured to add, according to the concealing procedure designated by the designation method, concealment attributes relating to the concealing... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100238513 - Glossmark-enabled photo product composition station: A photo composition system applies digital watermarks such as glossmarks and correlation marks to a user's image to produce a marked version of the image. A compatibility measure is computed and presented to the user as an aid in mark selection or the decision to even apply a mark to... Agent: Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC

20100238514 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product: An image processing apparatus includes an image acquiring unit that acquires image data, an additional-data generating unit that generates additional data, a first-code-image generating unit that generates first-code image data, a first-superimposed-image producing unit that combines the first-code image data with the image data, thereby producing first-superimposed image data, a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100238515 - Facsimile apparatus: A facsimile apparatus includes: a scanner unit; an operating section; a main control board having a first image memory, a second setting information storage memory, and a control section; a FAX board having a second image memory and a second setting information storage memory, and executing a facsimile transmission process... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100238516 - Image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image processing apparatus is provided which performs a correction process in such a manner that a geometrical arrangement of images of a plurality of pages of image data is approximated to a predetermined appropriate geometrical arrangement. The image processing apparatus causes a display to display a list of information... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100238517 - Image processing device and image processing method: An image processing device includes an image reading part for reading an image of a document and generating image data, a preview image creation part for creating preview image from the image data generated by the image reading part, a display part capable of displaying at least one part of... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100238518 - Image-processing device, image-reading device, image-forming device, image-processing program, and image-processing method: An image-processing device includes: an integration unit that, if connection information has been assigned to predetermined corresponding end points of both a first image component and a second image component from among image components, integrates the adjacent image components; a calculation unit that calculates the sum of values, the values... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100238519 - Scanning speed control device and method: A control device and a method for controlling scanning speed of a scanner. The control device includes a decision device and a driving device. The decision device further includes an image buffer, an up-down counter and a comparator. The decision device receives the input image data and utilizes the up-down... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP

20100238520 - Erecting equal-magnification lens array plate, optical scanning unit, and image reading device: An erecting equal-magnification lens array plate includes: a first lens array plate provided with a plurality of first lenses arranged systematically on a first surface of the plate and with a plurality of second lenses arranged systematically on a second surface opposite to the first surface; and a second lens... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100238521 - Scanner for scanning items marked with tags: A scanner for scanning items marked with tags is disclosed. The scanner has a laser for producing a beam, a mirror assembly to re-direct the beam, a deflecting arrangement to receive the re-directed beam, the deflecting arrangement including a horizontal deflector, a vertical deflector and a pair of synchronised drivers... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100238522 - Method for controlling a tdi-ccd image sensor: A method for controlling a scanning apparatus for scanning a continuously moved object includes seizing the actual momentary position of the moving object, and controlling the time instant or period in which image information is captured by the scanning devices in dependence of the actual momentary position of the object.... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100238523 - Image reading apparatus and image reading method: An image reading apparatus includes: a pointer having an axis extending along an axis line, that indicates a position on a medium; N (N≧3) irradiating units that respectively irradiate light toward an area that includes the position; and a signal generator that generates, from the irradiated light reflected by the... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100238524 - Image reading apparatus: When a cover portion covers a document table, a document transporting unit is positioned relative to a reinforcing member in the horizontal direction so that the document transporting unit is movable in the vertical direction, and a first vertical positioning member comes into contact with the document table of a... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100238525 - Method for generating image information: A method for generating image information from an object to be scanned by means of a scanning device, wherein the object to be scanned can comprise one or a plurality of surfaces, one or a plurality of bodies and/or a space, wherein the scanning device or at least parts of... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100238526 - Diffuse surface on lenslet array diffuser: An illuminator system includes an illuminator array positioned adjacent to an image bearing surface, a light diffuser, and a linear sensor array. The light diffuser includes a plurality of rounded lenslets having convex or concave configuration positioned between the illuminator array and the image bearing surface. The rounded lenslets are... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP Xerox Corporation

  
09/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number

20100231943 - Image reading appratus, image reading method, and computer program product: An image reading apparatus includes a hopper unit, a separating unit, a reading unit, an ejecting unit, a stacking unit, a control unit, and a storage unit. The control unit includes a detecting unit that detects abnormal reading of the document read by the reading unit, an image storing unit... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100231946 - Image formation device, display screen switching method, and program: The present invention relates to an image formation device, a display screen switching method, and a program. Excellent operability with user friendliness is realized by appropriately controlling switching of a display screen without increasing a burden on an operating system. In order to accomplish this, an image formation device 1... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100231945 - Image forming device, and method of managing data: An image forming device executes a plurality of applications, and includes a scan controlling unit configured to instruct an image reading unit to read image data, and store the image data in an image data storage unit according to a request from the application; a display data generating unit configured... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20100231947 - Information processing apparatus and method thereof: An information processing apparatus configured to calculate an in-operation time of an image processing apparatus includes an authentication log acquisition unit configured to acquire an authentication log including information capable of specifying login time and logout time of a login process in the image processing apparatus, a job log acquisition... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100231944 - Server and information processing system having the server and control method thereof: In an information processing system, in which a server and an image processing apparatus are connected via a network, the server determines whether or not a processing request is after an occurrence of an error if there is the processing request from a multi function peripheral, and specifies a multi... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100231949 - Apparatus, system, and method of image processing, and recording medium storing image processing program: An image input apparatus determines whether an image input apparatus that has sent image data is an authorized sender when storing of the image data to a specific storage area is detected. According to a determination result indicating that the image input apparatus is the authorized sender, the image input... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100231948 - Image forming apparatus: This invention provides an image forming apparatus to which a distributed control system is applied and which improves error detection accuracy in each control unit. To accomplish this, the image forming apparatus includes a master control unit which controls the overall image forming apparatus, a plurality of sub-master control units... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100231950 - Image processing apparatus and image processing system: An image processing apparatus is connected via a network to a terminal device having a recording medium loaded therein, receives a remote login from the terminal device, and executes an image processing job. When an operator who has logged in to the image processing apparatus is the same person as... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100231951 - Printing apparatus terminal and method for controlling the same: A printing apparatus terminal connected to a communication network has a printer, which prints printing contents on a printing medium.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100231953 - Character output device, character output method and computer readable medium: A character output device includes: a character direction specification unit that specifies a drawing direction of characters for each processing-target region of a processing-target page; a character rotation determination unit that determines as to whether the processing-target page rotates or not based on a relation between the specified drawing direction... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100231959 - Execution order determining device, execution order determining program, execution order determining circuit, and information processing device: A job control information storing section (111) stores execution conditions under which execution of the respective tasks is started, and an execution order of the tasks. A job executing section (101) executes the tasks in accordance with the execution order. A job execution administering section (102) monitors a state of... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100231962 - Image forming apparatus: There are provided an image forming apparatus which implements divisional control using a plurality of control units without an increase in cost and a control method for the apparatus. To accomplish this, this image forming apparatus includes a master control unit that controls the overall image forming apparatus, a plurality... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100231972 - Image forming system: An image forming system, having means for storing usage histories of latent image carriers, developer, or the like and maintenance cycles of image forming apparatuses and having a function for selecting image forming apparatuses outputting an image based on the usage history data or the maintenance cycles, in order to... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100231961 - Image processing apparatus, system, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus comprises a first image reading unit configured to read an image and generate image data; a storage unit configured to store the image data generated by the first image reading unit; a printing unit configured to print, on a sheet, an image describing information for identifying... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100231964 - Image processing system and image processing apparatus and method: A scanner that provides WSD standard scan service does not allow the notification and identification by a client PC of scan parameters, such as a resolution and a reading range, that are selected by a user in push scan on a panel, for example, attached to the scanner body. This... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100231967 - Information processing apparatus: Provided is an information processing apparatus which transmits a file of to-be-printed data to a printer to perform printing, including: a determining unit which determines whether or not a data size of the file exceeds the predetermined receivable size of the printer; a reduction condition determining unit which predicts and... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100231969 - Information processing apparatus and control method of the information processing apparatus: When the apparatus determines that an image reading setting which matches a setting registration name set to the PC by a user according to a registration operation of the image reading setting is applied, the PC changes the sharing condition of the shared file folder to an open state. Then,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100231958 - Information processing system, information processing device, communication device, image forming system and image forming device: A digital multi-function peripheral constantly transmits a signal for starting. When a mobile phone is located within a predetermined distance from the digital multi-function peripheral and receives the signal for starting, the mobile phone then transmits a reply signal to the digital multi-function peripheral. Then, the digital multi-function peripheral connects... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100231965 - Management apparatus and method therefor: A management apparatus capable of setting a suitable schedule for transmitting operation information to a plurality of image forming apparatuses, in which a management load and an operation status of a user are fully considered, identifies a plurality of image forming apparatuses which include overlapping department ID and manages the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100231955 - Method and system of designing handmade paper crafts: A method of designing handmade paper crafts is disclosed. The method includes accessing a server from a client and selecting a three-dimensional view of a paper craft from a database in the server. The server computes a two-dimensional view of the paper craft according to the three-dimensional view of the... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100231957 - Method of controlling printing and printing control apparatus thereof: A printing control method includes displaying at least one image forming apparatus connectable to a printing control apparatus, receiving selection of an image forming apparatus from among the displayed image forming apparatuses, setting the at least one selected image forming apparatus as a printable image forming apparatus, generating printing data... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100231960 - Print control apparatus and method: When a printer apparatus is allowed to execute a printing of a document using paper based on a print setting set by the user, the following processes are executed in order to allow the user to recognize a paper saving print setting. Whether or not there is a print setting... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100231963 - Print control apparatus and printing apparatus: Disclosed is a print control apparatus that makes it possible to conduct the print controlling operations in the interruption printing mode, so as to optimize the beneficial balance between the interrupting side and the interrupted side. The apparatus includes a job-status parameter acquiring section to acquire job-status parameters including a... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20100231956 - Printer system and printing method: A printer system includes a server capable of communicating with a printer and a client. The server stores a plurality of theme templates for making three-dimensional paper crafts. Each theme template has a plurality of marks to provide indication to make the paper craft. The marks comprise a series of... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100231954 - Printing control device, image forming device, printing control system and computer readable medium: A printing control device includes: a banner data detecting unit that detects banner data from print data; a data acquiring unit that acquires, when the banner data are detected by the banner data detecting unit, data for designating a printing condition for printing a text located after the banner data... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20100231968 - Printing management apparatus, printing management method, and program for the same: A printing management apparatus includes a memory device storing information and having a shared folder for storing a print job from the outside of the apparatus, a standby folder for storing print data to be output to a predetermined printing mechanism, and a converter having a plurality of conversion modules... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100231952 - Printing system and method: A printing method and system include identifying a reusable object in a print job. If the reusable object has been previously RiPped and cached, then the RiPped object is loaded for printing. If the reusable object has not been RiPped and cached, then the object is RiPped, cached and loaded... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100231970 - Printing system and printer terminal: A printing system including a transmitting terminal that transmits printable print content and a printer terminal that receives and prints the print content, the terminals being connected via an IP network.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100231971 - Retrieving contact details using a printed medium: A method of retrieving contact details using a print medium is disclosed. Data encoded on a surface of the print medium is sensed using a sensor module. The sensed data encodes a print media identifier which uniquely identifies the print medium, and a two-dimensional position with respect to the surface... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100231966 - Work flow execution system and work flow execution method: A work flow execution system in which a plurality of processing apparatuses executes a work flow in cooperation with each other includes a starting processing apparatus which reads a flow file and determines whether a processing apparatus including a sleep function exists in a subsequent work flow. When the processing... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100231973 - Document processing system, image forming apparatus, document processing method and computer readable medium: A document processing system includes: a generator that generates a document image to be printed; a memory that stores document images for plural pages, the document images generated by the generator in print processing; an arithmetic unit that performs an AND operation on document images for a plural number of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100231974 - Ink-jet recording apparatus: An ink-jet recording apparatus including a position adjusting mechanism of a recording head, including: a first force applying member that applies a force, in a first direction, to a first side face of the recording head; a first position adjusting member that holds the recording head by receiving the force... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100231975 - System and method of hardware-assisted assembly of documents: Embodiments include systems and methods of hardware-assisted assembly of documents. For example, one embodiment comprises a memory configured to store documents and at least one processor configured to identify a template for generating a document. The template defines at least one field having a specified position and length within the... Agent: Ip Legal Services

20100231930 - Dividing an original image output from a printer across multiple pieces of paper: A print data compiling device has a first unit, a second unit and a compiling unit. The first unit specifies a size of an original arbitrarily. The second unit divides image generated based on image data. The image data is generated based on a size of paper on which the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100231929 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus has an area sensor unit that reads image data corresponding to a plurality of frames shifted from each other by a shift of less than one pixel, an inclination angle acquiring unit that acquires an inclination angle with respect to a reference installation position of the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100231931 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus including: a video memory; a load management unit that loads page data on a print image into the video memory page by page; a print engine that performs printing using the page data stored in the video memory; and a main management unit that, when printing... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100231935 - Color conversion apparatus, and color conversion method and computer program product: A first color conversion unit converts RGB signals from a line input unit to L*a*b* signals. A lightness range compression unit matches the lightness range of the input color signals with that of an output gamut. If the maximum saturation point on an input line is outside the output gamut,... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100231932 - Document including data suitable for identification and verification: A document upon which a data sequence is placed, the data sequence comprising identification data (1) and verification data (3) in combination. The verification data (3) is physically distinguished from said identification data (1) within the data sequence in addition to any differences due to a difference in data between... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100231933 - Dynamic production based on perceived page value: Document descriptions, typically written in a page description language, are automatically transformed down to the page level based on the perceived value of the content of each page. In normal production, documents, printers, and entire printing facilities typically have a set of predefined production parameters that govern the production and... Agent: Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC

20100231934 - Image forming apparatus: In the image forming apparatus, a color shift correction execution check unit detects positions of density correction patches of respective colors according to binary signals of density detection outputs by a density sensor on the density correction patches. When distances corresponding to intervals of time from starts of image drawing... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100231940 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes a positioning unit that acquires a misalignment amount of a pixel in a main-scanning direction and a sub-scanning direction, the pixel as a reference pixel for zooming image data, and decides a position of a pixel as a correction target, based on the misalignment amount;... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100231939 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer-readable storage medium: An image forming apparatus prints images of different document sizes on paper having a predetermined paper size. The image forming apparatus includes a computation processing part to compute a print position of the image with respect to the paper, based on the document size, the paper size and moving amount... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20100231936 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a designating unit that designates a color to be output in a target color, an analyzing unit that extracts, with regard to input image data, coordinates of a location to be output in the designated target color, and page information that specifies a page that... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100231941 - Image processing apparatus and method: This invention reduces an increasing capacity of image data by using PQR (spectral auxiliary coefficients) in addition to CIELAB (fundamental stimulus values), compared to conventional CIELAB. To accomplish this, image data holding fundamental stimulus values and spectral auxiliary coefficients is input. Output colors corresponding the input fundamental stimulus values and... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100231938 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program product: An image processing apparatus obtains image data containing a plurality of pieces of character information, obtains corresponding information that corresponds to the character information contained in the obtained image data, obtains, using the character information, area information indicating an area to which the corresponding information is to be inserted, and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100231942 - Methods and systems achieving print uniformity using reduced memory or computational requirements: Engine response curves (RCs) can be used for streak compensation for printed documents. A feedback control paradigm can be included to effect RC compensation. Singular Value Decomposition (SVD) can be used to represent each RC in the collection of spatial RC data as a linear combination of basis vectors. RCs... Agent: Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC

20100231937 - Print apparatus and print system and method of controlling the print apparatus: A print job from a first PC is received and stored with a print attribute, and update information to update the print attribute is notified to the first PC. The first PC transmits a mail describing the update information to a second and/or subsequent PCs, and if these second or... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100231976 - Secure printing-out using color toner and particular toner: An image processing apparatus forming an image with color toners used for full color printing and a particular toner is provided. The apparatus comprises a storage storing image data and attribute information indicating an attribute of each pixel in the data; a compression component compressing the information; a change component... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100231977 - Screening apparatus and screening method: A screening apparatus to which density information of an original picture is inputted, and which generates halftone dot data expressing tones corresponding to gradation of the original picture by using halftone dot patterns corresponding to inputted densities, and comprises a means for optimizing the combinations of halftone dots. The halftone... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100231978 - Printing with alternative halftone patterns in ink jet printing to reduce ink penetration: Systems and methods of printing to a tangible medium provide for reducing ink penetration via the controlled selection of halftone patterns. One method includes steps of printing to the tangible medium (e.g., via a multicolor ink supply such as CMYK) using a plurality of initial halftone patterns, measuring ink absorption... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20100231979 - Image reading device, image reading method, and image forming apparatus: A reference-signal generating unit generates a reference signal for generating a driving signal to drive each unit of the image reading device. A frequency modulating unit modulates frequency of the reference signal, thereby generating a frequency-modulated reference signal. A driving-signal generating unit generates the driving signal from the frequency-modulated reference... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100231980 - High resolution scalable gloss effect: A method for defining a gloss effect in a printed document includes printing a document region with first and second colorant combinations. The first colorant combination defines a first colorant stack height and said second colorant combination defines a second colorant stack height that differs from the first colorant stack... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100231981 - Retrieving location data by sensing coded data on a surface: Provided is a method of retrieving location data using a print medium. A coded data portion encoded on a surface of the print medium is sensed using a sensor module when the sensor module is positioned on the surface. The surface has a plurality of coded data portions encoded thereon.... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100231982 - Image processing system and control method thereof: An image processing system comprises a first image reading apparatus which generates first image data by reading an image, transmits the first image data to a transmission destination via a network, and transmits, to a second image reading apparatus, information for combining image data which is transmitted by each of... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100231983 - Image reading apparatus: An apparatus includes: a reading unit performing a reading operation whenever a line start signal is input thereto; a transport unit transporting anyone of the reading unit and the reading target document; an encoder outputting an encoder signal whenever a transport target is moved by a predetermined distance; a control... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100231984 - Image reading method and image reading apparatus: This invention is made to solve the problem that the conventional method cannot correctly determine whether an original is a halftone. To solve this, a method according to this invention detects, from an original, first and second feature pixels respectively exhibiting first and second features. A first feature pixel to... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100231987 - Image reading apparatus: There is provided an image reading apparatus including: a light source with arrayed light emitting elements; a light guide unit that scatters light emitted from the light source such that the light intensity is greater at end portions than at the central portion in the array direction of the light... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100231989 - Image scanning apparatus and image scanning method: An image scanning apparatus, including a contact glass having an original to be scanned on; a light source including plural dotted light-emitting elements linearly arrayed in a main scanning direction and emitting scanning light to the original; a photoelectric converter photoelectrically converting reflected scanning light from the original to produce... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100231986 - Infrared heat source tied to image scanner for transitional document erasing: A device which can be used to handle documents which can be written to and erased can include a scan head which can output a first light source for scanning a document and a second light source for erasing an image from a printed document. In one embodiment, the device... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group, LLP (cust. No. W/xerox)

20100231985 - Plotting state adjusting method and device: It is possible to set an optical magnification capable of making a recording position shift amount with respect to Y direction of the plotting point formed by a micro mirror within an allowance range from the relationship between a Y-direction distance between mirror images obtained by projecting micro mirrors constituting... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100231988 - Receiving device, driving unit, and image forming apparatus: Disclosed is a receiving device that includes a differential input circuit having an inverting input terminal and a non-inverting input terminal to which the differential signal is input; an abnormality detection circuit that detects an abnormality in a wiring connected to the inverting input terminal and the non-inverting input terminal;... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20100231991 - Image reading device: An image reading device includes: a light-source adjusting device, a storage, a first converting device and a determining device. The adjusting device adjusts brightness of the light source to the brightness corresponding to the one of a plurality of reading modes. The storage stores an reference adjusting value and converting... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100231990 - Scan apparatus and image forming apparatus: There is provided a scan apparatus in which a thickness of a red filter layer is a value except the integral multiple of a wavelength at which sensitivity of red photodiodes becomes maximum in a wavelength region of red light, a thickness of a green filter layer is a value... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100231993 - Image processing apparatus, data processing method executed by image processing apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium storing program for causing computer to execute data processing method: An image processing apparatus capable of checking whether information is recorded in a predetermined region of a document and not recorded in another predetermined region, includes a first and second registration unit, an input unit configured to input image data obtained by reading an image of the document, an identification... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100231992 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes: a conveying roller that comes in contact with a sheet medium and causes a conveying force to convey the sheet medium in a conveying direction to act on the sheet medium contacting the conveying roller; an imaging unit that captures an image of the sheet... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100231994 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An apparatus includes a reading unit configured to read image data, a recognition unit configured to recognize a color of a handwritten portion designating a region in the image data and to recognize processing associated with the color of the handwritten portion, a display unit configured to display the recognized... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100231996 - Image processing apparatus, data processing method therefor: An image forming apparatus, configured to extract additional information added to an original document and perform a processing according to a result of the extraction, inputs image data obtained by causing a scanner to read an image of the original document, converts color component of the input image data into... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100231995 - Image processing apparatus, image processing apparatus control method, and storage medium storing program: An image processing apparatus for processing input image data selects, as a comparative cluster to be compared with a pixel of interest in the input image data, a cluster for which an absolute value of a difference between a component sum of the pixel of interest and a component sum... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

  
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20100225932 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes a latent image carrier on which a latent image is formed. The latent image is developed, and the developed image is transferred onto a recording target medium. A fixing section thermally fixes the recording target medium on which the image has been transferred. A storing... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100225946 - Apparatus and method of managing print settings data, and recording medium: An apparatus and method of managing print settings data, and a recording medium storing a program for managing print settings data are provided. The print settings data is managed by printer driver, logical printer, group of users, or user, using a directory structure under a file system of an operating... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100225947 - Image forming system, image forming apparatus and image forming method: The image forming system includes an image forming apparatus; a detection apparatus that detects a user who enters or exits a room where the image forming apparatus exists; and an administration server that judges a security level of the room based on a detection result drawn by the detection apparatus.... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100225948 - Image processing apparatus with a reconstruction circuit, and control method for image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes an input unit, a first storage unit, a selection unit, a second storage unit, an image processing unit, a generation unit, a control unit, and a decision unit. The image processing unit is configured to include a reconfiguration circuit, which enables reconfiguration according to circuit... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100225945 - Management apparatus, management method, and program: A management apparatus has a determination unit which determines, from a plurality of logs included in the log information, a plurality of similar logs based on information included in the logs. The management apparatus also has a difference log generation unit which generates, from the information included in each log,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100225944 - Online printing method and service: The invention is of an online printing service that following the completion of registration and initial setup, installs a printer on the user's computer. The printer is a print manager and user interface program that receives the print command, manages the upload of files to the online service provider's servers... Agent: Itzhak Sapir

20100225949 - Retrieve information by sensing data encoded on a card: A method of retrieving information using a device is disclosed. Data encoded on a surface of the print medium is read using a sensor module of the device. The data encodes a print media identifier which uniquely identifies the print medium and position data with respect to the surface of... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100225950 - Image forming apparatus and method: An image forming apparatus associates a plurality of pieces of user information with a single user identifier, and furthermore, stores keys corresponding to keys that are used for signing in association with the respective pieces of user information. Furthermore, when a user uses the image forming apparatus, jobs for which... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100225951 - Image processing apparatus, method of controlling image processing apparatus, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus which, when an error occurs during communication with a host computer, gives a higher priority to reconnection to the host computer connected at the time of occurrence of the error than to connection to another host computer. A CPU of the apparatus accepts processing requests from... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100225952 - Image retrieval apparatus and image retrieval program storage medium: An image retrieval apparatus includes: an image storage section that stores two or more photographic images and receives an access for the photographic images; an access detection section that detects an access for the photographic images stored in the image storage section; an access image analyzing section that analyzes a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100225958 - Approach for printing to web services-enabled printing devices: According to an approach for printing to Web services-enabled printing devices, a print driver retrieves printing device capabilities data from a Web services-enable printing device and generates printer description data based at least upon the printing device capabilities data. The printer description data specifies display data for one or more... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20100225962 - Communication system, information processing system, image formation system, image forming apparatus, mobile information terminal device and information processing device: After a digital multi-function peripheral establishes a connection with a mobile phone once, it rejects connection establishment requests made to a wireless communication section by other devices. Moreover, after a connection is established with a mobile phone once, the digital multi-function peripheral stops sending of the address of the wireless... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100225968 - Document managing apparatus: A document managing apparatus includes a determining unit which determines whether a document print image can be generated or not when the document is entered in file managing information in which a data file is entered, the data file constituting the document which is a managing target, a print image... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100225957 - Driverless architecture for printing systems: Techniques are provided for allowing an application program to print to a new or updated printing device on a network without the user having to perform any updates or reconfigurations that are required with conventional print drivers. The techniques include techniques for retrieving new or updated printing device capabilities data... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20100225964 - Image forming system for performing print processing according to appropriate timing: In a PC connected to an image forming apparatus, an image formation assist program starts at power-on (S101). Print modes are set in advance. In a mode for collectively performing printing when an application having produced print jobs ends, an accepted print instruction provided by an user's operation and the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100225965 - Image processing apparatus, control method for image processing apparatus, and storage medium storing control program therefor: An image processing apparatus that is capable of preventing an unauthorized connection from a host apparatus which is not permitted to use a device by restricting a host apparatus that performs an association process by a method other than password authentication. A processing unit performs an association process with the... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100225954 - Job schedule generation: In some embodiments, job schedules are generated from an answer set or a derivative thereof at least by executing an answer-set program, the answer set including a set of constraints, and the answer-set program indicating, among other things, a set of jobs. The job schedules are stored in a processor-accessible... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100225963 - Management apparatus, management method, and program: Upon execution of re-print processing of a variable job, a re-print range is set in consideration of finishing setting information to facilitate a replace operation. Or the range is presented. Also, a re-print range that allows an easy replace operation by the user is set to have the smaller number... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100225953 - Method and assembly for releasing and configuring specific system operations of a printer or photocopier: In a method or arrangement to select instructions to be executed by a control unit of a printer or copier, the control unit is connected with a plug connector arrangement providing an electrical connection to the control unit via a plurality of individual contact terminals. At least one first instruction... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department

20100225960 - Method and system for printing an advertisement with a document: Presented is a method and system for printing an advertisement with a document. The method includes receiving a print request for a document from a user, converting the requested document into a vector graphics format document, selecting at least one advertisement for inclusion into the vector graphics format document, recording... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100225967 - Method of setting wireless communication device: A relay station 200 constructs an infrastructure wireless network 200L. A printing device 100 requests new participation in the wireless network 200L. When preset conditions are satisfied, for example, when the user has pressed a push button 201 provided on the relay station 200, the relay station 200 establishes temporary... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100225961 - Monitoring device, information processing system and computer readable medium: A monitoring device includes: a receiving unit that receives information including first use mode information transmitted from a first information processing device; a memory unit that stores the received first use mode information; a creating unit that creates, when the receiving unit receives trouble information together with the first use... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20100225956 - Orthogonality correction employing substituted image data: A method for forming an image in a skewed recording apparatus comprising a recording head comprising a plurality of recording channels, the method includes providing an image data file comprising a plurality of image data columns; assigning different portions of each image data column to different recording channels; substituting first... Agent: Amelia A. Buharin Patent Legal Staff

20100225955 - Print button widget: An embodiment of the invention relates to a method including determining when a print button widget on a webpage has been accessed by a user from a communication device accessing the webpage, recording an identity of an online publisher hosting or maintaining the webpage, issuing a print instruction to the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100225959 - Print driver localization support from printing device to support multiple user profiles: According to an approach for printing to Web service-enabled printing devices, a print driver is configured to retrieve printing device capabilities data from the Web service-enabled printing device. The printing device capabilities data specifies for a particular feature and a particular option supported by the Web service-enabled printing device, a... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20100225966 - System and method for printing using a document conversion server: A method of printing a document includes receiving a document at a printer; determining that a file format of the document is not supported by the printer; delivering the document to a document conversion server that is remote from, but coupled to, the printer; converting the document into a converted... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20100225969 - Decoding device, method for controlling decoding device, and image forming apparatus: A decoding device checks whether there is free space in each of channel-by-channel buffers, specifies a channel corresponding to a buffer having free space as an input channel for receiving an input of compressed data, analyzes codes of the compressed data received through the input channel, and detects a delimit... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100225970 - Image forming apparatus including hard disk storage unit, and data display method: An image forming apparatus includes: a hard disk storage unit for storing user registered data; a display unit for displaying the user registered data in a user selectable state; a power supply unit for supplying power to the hard disk storage unit; a power supply control unit for interrupting or... Agent: Hespos & Porco LLP

20100225971 - Image composition device, image forming apparatus and computer readable medium storing program: An image composition device includes: a determination unit that determines an overlap state between respective pixel strings on corresponding lines in plural first image data pieces, having plural continuous pixels in the same color as a pixel string, including continuous coordinates with start point coordinate information and end point coordinate... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100225933 - Paper size support for a print system: Techniques are provided for allowing a print driver to recognize a paper size that is not supported by the print driver. A printing device informs the print driver (executing on a client device) that an input tray of the printing device supports a particular paper size. Alternatively, the printing device... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20100225934 - Encoder signal processor, encoder signal processing method, and transport apparatus: An encoder signal processor which processes a pulsed encoder signal output from an encoder in accordance with a travel distance of an object to be detected, including: an increasing and decreasing wave generating unit that generates an increasing and decreasing wave based on the encoder signal output from the encoder;... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100225935 - Apparatus and method for dispensing color merchandise: A methodology and apparatus provide the customers and other decision makers the ability to make decisions, such as purchase decisions and other selections, based solely on non-verbal and non-textual, non-symbolic or non-hieroglyphic prints on a substrate.... Agent: The H.t. Than Law Group

20100225942 - Color conversion apparatus, recording medium storing computer program product, and color conversion method: A color conversion apparatus, for converting input image data into output image data that is to be output from a recording apparatus using a color material of five colors or more, the color conversion apparatus, includes a color conversion table that is used in performing color conversion of the input... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100225940 - Device and method for printing with curable ink: A method for printing with curable ink is presented. The method comprises the steps of: generating an image wise pattern of spaced apart ink droplet locations for representing the image; and separating the pattern into at least first and second different interleaved portions, each portion comprising a plurality of droplet... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100225941 - Image processing device and system, and computer readable medium therefor: An image processing device acquires image data of set document sheets in a single acquiring operation, extracts from the image data document images respectively based on the document sheets, specifies a position of each document image defined on the image data, provides each document image with a first identification based... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100225938 - Image-processing apparatus, image-forming apparatus, and image-processing method: An image-processing apparatus includes: a memory that stores a red range defining red in a color space; an acquiring unit that acquires original image data representing an original image including a first part whose color is the red defined by the red range and a second part whose color is... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100225937 - Imaged page warp correction: A method of correcting warp on an imaged page includes generating projection profiles for pixels on the imaged page and determining a reference baseline based on the projection profiles; calculating a deviation away from the reference baseline for points along a boundary; and mapping the points along the boundary to... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100225936 - Method, apparatus and computer-readable storage medium for use in inkjet printing: Method, apparatus and computer-readable storage medium for use in performing a pre-print scan of a recording medium using a first sensor, wherein pre-print data is obtained from the pre-print scan, the pre-print data corresponding to an area of the recording medium upon which printing is to be performed; performing a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100225939 - Methods, apparatus and systems for using black-only on the neutral axis in color management profiles: This disclosure provides methods, apparatus and systems for generating and using color management profiles. Specifically, the color management profiles generated include K-only colorant recipes for image colors associated with a neutral axis.... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100225943 - Rotor optics imaging method and system with variable dose during sweep: The technology disclosed relates to translating between a Cartesian grid and a curved scanning path that produces varying exposure doses as the scanning head traces the curved scanning path. It can be applied to writing to or reading from a workpiece. In particular, we teach use of varying exposure dose... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP

20100225973 - Laser print apparatus with dual halftones: A printing system comprises a memory configured to store image data representing an image. The printing system comprises a processor configured to perform a first digital halftone process on a first portion of the image and a second digital halftone process on a second portion of the image.... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/marvell

20100225972 - Vector halftoning in an image path utilizing sub-sampled cross-channel image values: This disclosure provides methods, apparatus and systems to generate vector halftone data for rendering an image on an image output device. According to one aspect, a method generates vector halftone data as a function of contone pixel data for a given colorant at its nominal resolution and contone pixel data... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100225974 - Lithographic printing system with placement corrections: The technology disclosed relates to methods and devices that compensate for displacements in a pattern or deformations of a workpiece. In particular, this relates to using timing to compensate for displacements along a first axis along the scanning direction while using resampling, interpolation or a similar method to compensate for... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP

20100225975 - Printer for generating and printing coded tags: A printer for printing an interface is provided. The printer has a coded tag generator configured to generate coded tags based on identity data indicative of an identity associated with the interface and position data defining a relative position of each tag on the interface, and a printhead for printing... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100225978 - Image forming apparatus, management system, and method thereof: An image forming apparatus holds a job to be executed, scan processing performed by an operator in job execution, sheet registration, work content of sheet supply, working hours, information about a worker and the like, in association with a database. Further, the image forming apparatus transmits information about man-hours concerning... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100225976 - Orthogonality corrections for different scanning directions: The present invention provides methods for forming an image with orthogonality corrected image data. A recording head includes a plurality of recording channels which form an image on media. Each recording channel forms an image pixel column. An image data file includes a plurality of image data columns. Different portions... Agent: Amelia A. Buharin Patent Legal Staff

20100225979 - Rotor imaging system and method with variable-rate pixel clock: The technology disclosed relates to handling varying pixel overlaps long a first axis as a scanning head sweeps a curved path that is not parallel to the first axis. In particular, we teach use of a variable frequency pixel clock to produce equally spaced pixels along the first axis as... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP

20100225977 - Sheet feeding unit, image reading device including same, and image forming apparatus including the image reading device: A sheet feeding unit has a main body, a sheet stack portion attached to the main body to accommodate a stack of sheets, a sheet feeding device disposed substantially above the sheet stack portion to feed the sheet onward, movable between a sheet feeding position at which the sheet feeding... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100225980 - Image processing device and system, and computer readable medium therefor: An image processing device determines whether a total number of ancillary images based on input data is equal to a total number of document images extracted from acquired image data. When determining that the total number of the ancillary images is different from the total number of the document images,... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100225981 - Imaging with helical and circular scans: A method for forming an image includes providing a media support comprising a cylindrical surface adapted to receive media; providing a recording head adapted to scan over the media; providing image data representative of the image; operating the recording head to form a first portion of the image in accordance... Agent: Amelia A. Buharin Patent Legal Staff

20100225982 - Imaging with helical and circular scans: A method for forming an image includes providing a media support adapted to receive media; providing a recording head comprising a plurality of recording channels, wherein each recording channel is adapted to form an image pixel column while scanning over the media; providing an image data file comprising one or... Agent: Amelia A. Buharin Patent Legal Staff

20100225983 - Deep focus image reading system and image forming apparatus: An image reading system reads an image of an original document by conveying the original document through a fixed reading position along a platen glass. The image reading system includes a conveyance device that conveys the original document keeping a prescribed distance from the platen glass at the reading position.... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100225984 - Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes: a first determination unit that determines whether each of an image regions is for a vector image; a color number counting unit that counts the number of colors in the pixels of high-resolution image data; a frequency counting unit that counts a number of times... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

  
09/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number

20100220343 - Document managing apparatus, document managing system, and document managing method: A disclosed device includes a document managing apparatus including an image data acquiring unit acquiring original data of original documents in a predetermined layout, a layout information storing unit storing IDs and layout information, an original document determining unit determining the IDs of the original documents, a partial area information... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20100220345 - Image forming apparatus and image reading apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a first read device configured to read a first surface of an original document in a main scanning direction and to produce a first band data. The image forming apparatus further includes a second read device configured to read a second surface of the original... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100220348 - Image forming apparatus having web service functions: The object of the present invention is to provide an image forming apparatus that can transmit and receive data without any process part of an application corresponding to various communication protocols and easily add a communication protocol and an application. An image forming apparatus according to the present invention includes... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100220346 - Image forming apparatus with power supply controller: A power supply method for an image forming apparatus according to the invention includes: calculating a frequency of use of an associated unit that shares a power source with an image forming unit, for each associated unit; setting power supply to the associated unit from the power source to ON-setting... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100220344 - Image reading device and image forming apparatus: An embodiment of an image reading device may include a light source, an image reading unit, a drive control unit, a white reference member, a chromaticity detecting unit, a reference value storage unit, a chromaticity change calculating unit, and/or a control unit. An embodiment may include a photoelectric conversion element... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20100220347 - Method, apparatus, computer program, and computer readable storage media for configuring a printer driver: A method and apparatus for configuring a printer driver where default settings of a printer on which a job is to be printed are queried by a printer driver of a client computer. The default settings can be, for example, stored in the printer itself, or in a storage medium... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100220349 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus performs a user authentication process and performs a private print process according to a request from an authenticated user. When the user requests interruption of the private print which is now performed or it is detected that the user has left a place near the image... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100220353 - Image forming apparatus and method of controlling the same: This invention provides an image forming apparatus for accurately specifying the type of the apparatus without increasing cost, and a method of controlling the same. To accomplish this, an image forming apparatus of the embodiment executes a continuous image formation test to specify the model of the self apparatus when... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100220352 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and information processing method: An image forming apparatus includes a function realizing unit performing a function in accordance with a request sent from a client device in a first description format. A request analyzing unit analyzes the request to acquire function realizing unit identifying information and a request item. A format of the request... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100220356 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a receiving portion to receive an image data composed of a plurality of pages and a print data including an information indicating a size of characters included in the image data, a decision portion, in case of generating an Nin1 image... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100220357 - Image processing apparatus, method of controlling the same, image processing system, and storage medium: An information security managing technique for use when a plurality of image processing apparatuses cooperate with each other to process a single job. In a case where a single job is cooperatively executed by a plurality of image processing apparatuses via a network, an image processing apparatus as a cooperation... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100220354 - Information processing apparatus and method and program for controlling same: Upon receiving a job-end event from a printer, a data transfer unit executes job-end processing for completing processing relating to a print job. A communication control unit monitors the processing status of the data transfer unit notifies the job management unit of end of the print job after it has... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100220355 - Information processing apparatus, control method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a spooler for spooling jobs received from an application; a spooler monitor; an archive unit for archiving a job; and a port monitor; the port monitor being configured to: detect if the spooler starts a job, in a case that the port monitor detects that... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100220358 - Method and system for message delivery using a secure device and simple output without the use of a personal computer: Communication systems and methods for enhancing communications between users featuring a central service which formats messages into a printer-friendly format. The format of the delivered message is based on preference settings established by the recipient or an authorized agent of the recipient. The messages are delivered to a device, such... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department

20100220350 - Systems and methods for configuration of networked printers: Methods disclosed permit the configuration of printers coupled to a network. In some embodiments, a configuration message received over a network may be parsed at a printer to extract configuration information local to the printer and configuration information external to the printer. Local configuration information is used to update configuration... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100220351 - Systems and methods for printer status determination: Methods disclosed facilitate the obtaining and display of status information for printers. In some embodiments, a status request may be sent to a printer requesting the status of parameters whose status is tracked by the printer. In some embodiments, the MIB objects pertaining to parameters specified in the request may... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100220359 - Memory management device, image forming apparatus, and image forming method: A memory management device, an image forming apparatus, and an image forming method include an OS-management-memory-region managing unit configured to divide a physical memory space into a management region managed by an OS and a non-management region that is not managed by the OS, assign the management region to the... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100220360 - System and method for printing books by book identification: A system and method for efficiently copying books. According to the system and method, a user inputs a book identification into a peripheral device to cause the peripheral device to access an electronic version of the book. Upon so accessing, the peripheral is adapted to print the electronic version as... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP

20100220361 - Printing process system, a printing control apparatus, a terminal apparatus, and a printing process method: The printing process system for laying out and printing images for two pages on one side of each sheet for creating a booklet, comprises: a generating unit for generating, in order to cause a plurality of printing devices to print the images on the sheets to form a booklet, print... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100220341 - Color reproduction evaluation apparatus and program storage medium: An evaluation apparatus includes an image reproduction section, which obtains a reproduction image by reproducing an original image with a plurality of color elements visually mixed for defining colors, and which obtains a plurality of reproduction images respectively corresponding to twelve types of color element groups having different types of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100220342 - Image forming apparatus and its control method: With this invention, color shifting correction is performed first based on shifting amount information indicating a shifting amount with respect to the scanning direction on an image carrier of each image forming unit, and halftone processing is then performed, thus suppressing generation of moiré due to the color shifting correction,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100220362 - Performing halftoning by plurality of halftoning mechanisms: A controller is to receive a halftoning job having a number of pages. The controller is to divide each page into a number of sections. A number of halftoning mechanisms correspond in number to the number of sections into which each page is to be divided. Each halftoning mechanism is... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100220363 - Streak compensation using model based projections for run time updates: Streak compensation in a digital printer is provided utilizing a spatially varying Printer Model and Run Time updates to generate Spatially Varying Tone Reproduction Curves (STRCs) which are used as actuators to compensate for streaks during run time. A full width array sensor is used to measure streak profiles and... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100220364 - Method and device for securing documents: r

20100220366 - Image reading device and image processing method utilizing the same: An image processing apparatus provided with a reader for reading an original image, a connection unit for connection with a network to which plural computers are connected, and a transfer unit for transferring the image data, read by the reader, to a computer through the connection unit, the apparatus comprising... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100220365 - Image recording apparatus, image processing appratus, image processing method and computer-readable medium: An image recording apparatus includes: a recording head which has a plurality of recording elements; a conveyance device which conveys at least one of the recording head and a recording medium to cause relative movement between the recording head and the recording medium; an input device which inputs image data;... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100220367 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image scanner might capture an image corresponding to scan region 263 which might be somewhat larger than original 262. Image processing circuitry might then enlarge an image corresponding to scan region 263 (arrow 279), converting it into enlarged image 271. Within enlarged image 271, the image of original 262... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100220368 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes: a light source; a light-source driving unit; a photosensitive member including an image forming region; a determining unit determining a level of a rotation speed of the photosensitive member; a scanner unit exposing the photosensitive member by deflecting the light beam from the light source... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100220370 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes: an image-signal output unit including plural light-emitting elements provided at equal intervals in a main scanning direction and a lens; and a driving unit configured to control electric currents applied to the light-emitting elements such that amounts of received light in the photoelectric conversion elements... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100220369 - Scanning system for scanning an object surface, in particular for a coordinates measurement machine: Scanning system for scanning the surface (13, 14) of an object, in particular for a coordinates measurement machine. A scan sensor (1) comprises at least one fluid-mounted light transport module (2), a fluid being located between the light transport module (2) and a bearing part (3) in a bearing gap... Agent: Walter A Hackler Patent Law Office

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