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Facsimile and static presentation processing November recently filed with US Patent Office 11/10

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11/25/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20100296125 - Control of a communications device: A method of controlling a communications device is disclosed. A printer prints on a surface visual information relating to at least one operation of the communications device and coded data portions. Each coded data portion encodes a region identifier which uniquely identifies a region on the surface, and a portion... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100296118 - Image data processor and image data processing program storage medium: It is judged whether or not impositioning is applied to an image, based on layout information. If the image is the imposed one, layout information (storage layout information) for each page constituting one impositioning and output joint information for impositioning based on the storage layout information are generated. A page... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100296123 - Image forming apparatus convenient for user when executable job is restricted due to maintenance operation, method for controlling image forming apparatus and recoding medium recording control program of image forming apparatus: It is determined whether the service mode is turned off. When it is determined that the service mode is turned off, the remote access job history is checked. A CPU then determines whether there is an unexecuted job. When determining that there is an unexecuted job, the CPU inquires of... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100296122 - Information processing apparatus, control method, and storage medium: To provide a system capable of preventing unintended update of default values of print settings and capable of improving the usability in image forming processing, an information processing apparatus according to the present invention includes a CPU that accepts a display instruction from a user to display an interface of... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100296120 - Information processing apparatus, processing method thereof, and computer-readable storage medium: The present invention provides an information processing apparatus that acquires image data from an image supply apparatus, and that transfers the acquired image data to an application, including: a selection unit configured to select a transfer mode when transferring the image data to the application; a first transfer control unit... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100296124 - Method, computer program and printing system for trapping of print data: In a method for trapping of print data with a plurality of objects, transferring the print data together with first trapping instructions and/or parameters in a print data stream for execution of the trapping in a computer or a printing device. With the print data stream referencing resource data that... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department

20100296119 - Modular transaction printer: A modular transaction printer for generating financial transaction records such as gaming vouchers and coupons. The printer uses expansion modules which are self-contained devices to allow for modular expansion and open system architecture of the printer where an expansion module can be plugged into a port of the printer for... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100296126 - Printer and image processing apparatus: An input unit inputs RAW data. An image generating unit generates an image from the RAW data using a demosaicking processing. A print unit that prints the image.... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP

20100296117 - Scaling images using matched components in a dual engine system: A method for making adjustable magnified images in a plurality of physically coupled print engines by selecting matched printer components for certain critical components within the coupled print engines in order to minimize the differences in a printed image size in the physically coupled print engines.... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100296121 - Systems and methods for enabling and implementing real-time facsimile over internet protocol: Systems and methods are provided for real-time communication (e.g., fax, voice, video) via an IP Network even if a firewall or other restriction element is present or encountered. The real-time nature of the communication is ensured by preestablishing a communication session between a transfer client and a transfer server, between... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP

20100296108 - Print engine speed compensation: A method of synchronizing the timing of a plurality of physically coupled print engines wherein the receiving sheet is inverted between a first and a second print engine including determining any change in the speed of the master print engine relative to the speed at original set up and adjusting... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100296109 - Information extraction apparatus, information extraction method, information-extraction computer program product, and storage medium: A reading control unit obtains image data pertaining to a printed material, in which information is embedded by printing multiple types of patterns in a matrix. A line-segment-sequence calculating unit calculates multiple substantially-vertical-line-segment sequences, each obtained by connecting substantially-vertically arranged patterns in the image data with a polygonal line, and... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20100296111 - Device and method for the representation of body colours: The invention relates to a device for representing surface colors for simulating print results through a screen, comprising at least one light source and a projection surface. According to the invention the base colors are generated from white light through filters from surface colors and the mixed colors are generated... Agent: Gerald T. Bodner Bodner & O''rourke, LLP

20100296113 - Image output device and computer readable medium: An image output device includes: an image output unit that prints inputted printing data; an acquiring unit that acquires printing data that is not normally printed by the image output unit; a processing condition storage unit that stores processing conditions for each of predetermined data types; an alternative printing data... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100296115 - Image processing apparatus, control method therefor, and program: Provided is an image processing apparatus that improves the accuracy in ACS determination without needing a mechanism to detect an original document size, a user input of an original document size, or pre-scanning of an original document, and a control method therefor. To accomplish this, the image processing apparatus specifies,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100296110 - Image processing system and method thereof for processing an image data: A processing system includes a setting module for capturing Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and K data of a foreground and selecting one from the Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and K data in order to set gray values of remaining three of the Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and K data as “0”; a coupler... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100296112 - Method, computer program product, and device for the creation and processing of document data comprising indexed color management resources: In a method, program, or device to generate or process a document data stream that comprises data relating to color management resources wherein processing of color-related data of the document data stream can be controlled, associating at least one indexed color management resource with the document data stream wherein with... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department

20100296116 - Multi-module device including a printer module: A multi-module device having first and second modules is disclosed. The first and second modules communicate through a serial bus. The first module has a memory for storing image data in a RGB format and a processing unit for converting the image data from the RGB format to a L*a*b*... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100296114 - Network image forming apparatus and method of controlling printing thereof: A network image forming apparatus connectable to at least one host apparatus and a method of controlling printing thereof, including receiving a user defined color table generated using at least one host apparatus, and storing the received user defined color table in the network image forming apparatus such that the... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100296127 - Printing using color changeable material: In one embodiment, provided is a system for printing data on a flexible substrate that has a color-changeable materials associated therewith. The system comprises a data source that may be configured to provide data to be printed on the flexible substrate, a processing circuit, and an energy source. The processing... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100296128 - Maximizing speed tolerance during dual engine synchronization: A method of improving the synchronization of the timing of a plurality of physically coupled print engines by detecting and eliminating misleading indications of a non-synchronized print engine that are essentially minimal variations caused by disturbances to the printer such as torque disturbances, power line voltage or frequency variations, etc.... Agent: Andrew J. Anderson Patent Legal Staff

20100296129 - Automatic sizing of images acquired by a handheld scanner: A computer peripheral that may operate as a scanner. The scanner captures image frames as it is moved across an object. The image frames are formed into a composite image based on computations in two processes. In a first process, fast track processing determines a coarse position of each of... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100296130 - A4-size scanner having function of scanning a3 document and scanning method thereof: An A4-size scanner capable of scanning an A3 document. The A4-size scanner includes a scanning part, a transferring roller member that is disposed at an upper side of the flat glass to be orthogonal to a length direction of the automatic document feeding unit and the scanning sensor so that... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100296131 - Real-time display of images acquired by a handheld scanner: A computer peripheral that may operate as a scanner. The scanner captures image frames as it is moved across an object. The image frames are formed into a composite image based on computations in two processes. In a first process, fast track processing determines a coarse position of each of... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100296132 - Document copier printing a copy of an input sheet by retrieving an electronic document containing content of the input sheet: A document copier is disclosed. The document copier has a code sensor for sensing coded data on a surface of a source page. The source page contains the coded data and content. A sheet transport mechanism configured to feed sheets of media through a media path and a print engine... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100296133 - Mode switching in a handheld scanner: A handheld device that may operate as a scanner, computer mouse or as a camera. In the scanner mode, the device captures image frames as it is moved across an object. The image frames are formed into a composite image based on computations in two processes. In a first process,... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100296134 - Scanning apparatus having dual power mode: A scanning apparatus having dual power mode is described. The scanning apparatus includes a detection module, a switch unit, and a power controller. The detection module detects a first voltage signal and a second voltage signal for generating a detecting signal. The switch unit receives the commands from the power... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20100296135 - Image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image reading method: An image reading apparatus of the present invention includes a document placing unit on which a document is placed, alight source unit in which light sources are arrayed in a depth direction, a light source drive unit that drives the light sources, and a light source control unit that controls... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100296137 - Continuous scanning with a handheld scanner: A computer peripheral that may operate as a scanner. The scanner captures image frames as it is moved across an object. The image frames are formed into a composite image based on computations in two processes. In a first process, fast track processing determines a coarse position of each of... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100296136 - Image forming apparatus having scanning function and scanning method thereof: An image forming apparatus is capable of scanning a document having a larger size than the flat. For example, it is possible to scan an A3 document using a scanning sensor having a slight larger size than an A4 document, and also it is possible to obtain a high quality... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100296138 - Apparatus for detecting the content of a book: In a device for detecting the contents of a book or of sheets bound in the manner of a book, with a cradle with two support surfaces arranged next to each other at an obtuse angle, a book can be inserted in the opened state, the book lying facing upwards... Agent: Design Ip, P.C.

20100296139 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that forms an image using an electrophotographic process; a color measuring unit that measures a color of the image; a measured-value acquiring unit that acquires a measured value that is measured by the color measuring unit; and a set-value deciding unit... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100296140 - Handheld scanner with high image quality: A computer peripheral that may operate as a scanner. The scanner captures image frames as it is moved across an object. The image frames are formed into a composite image based on computations in two processes. In a first process, fast track processing determines a coarse position of each of... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100296141 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus generates color image data from an image on a medium, based on R-color, G-color, and B-color data, and includes: an unit that irradiates light to the medium; an unit that includes R-color, B-color, and G-color imaging members, which each output the R-color, G-color, or B-color data... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

  
11/18/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20100290069 - Image forming apparatus, method for controlling the image forming apparatus, and storage medium: A method for controlling an apparatus, including a plurality of lockable discharge units configured to discharge a printed product having an image formed thereon based on a received job to any one of the plurality of lockable discharge units, includes managing information about a lockable discharge unit to which the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100290070 - Image forming apparatus, control method and computer-readable medium: Processing is optimized in advance during interpretation of PDL data, so as to accelerating rendering processing during processing associated with image formation. To this end, it is determined whether or not the addition of intermediate data based on PDL data during interpretation to that which is already generated during the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100290071 - Information processing apparatus processing function-related information and image forming apparatus including the information processing apparatus or a communication apparatus communicable with the information processing apparatus: In an MFP, use history information collecting functions frequently used user by user and combination information collecting combinations of functions set by users are received from a server and stored in a use history management table and a function combination management table. When a mode is selected by a logged-in... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100290072 - Parallel video processing architecture: The video data is parallel processed allowing for extremely fast video processing or a greatly reduced clock requirement for the video processing circuit. In operation, each video channel reads from main memory. This allows each video channel to track the laser directly. The Parallel video processor receives non-columnar pixel data,... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20100290075 - Document managing system and document managing method: According to one embodiment, a document managing system includes a user authentication unit configured to acquire user information of a user, a read unit configured to read a manuscript and read manuscript trace information given to the manuscript, a determination unit configured to determine, in case of copying the manuscript,... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100290076 - Electronic device and method of controlling electronic device: An electronic device includes a connecting unit configured to be connected with a storage medium that is removable, the electronic device transmitting data with the storage medium that is connected with the connecting unit, a registration unit configured to register information that specifies the media that is permitted to transmit... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20100290077 - Image forming apparatus, user restriction method and use history generation method: An image forming apparatus is provided, in which the image forming apparatus includes a user database in which user identification information for identifying an user of the image forming apparatus is registered, an operation panel for receiving a key operation input, a secure program used for determining whether a user... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100290074 - Information processing system, information processor and signal transmitting device: The information processing system includes: an information processor operating in an active state and a power saving state consuming less power than the active state, and recovering to the active state by receiving a signal in the power saving state and processing information in the signal; a signal transmitting device... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100290073 - System, method and apparatus using a locked print job ticket: A method, apparatus, and system for outputting a locked print job by a printing device connected to a client device over a network. The method includes transmitting, by the client device, a request to print the locked print job, which includes print data that is prohibited from being printed until... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100290079 - Capacity planning incorporating job size distribution: Methods and systems for determining print capacity are disclosed. A maximum job speed for a document processing device and information pertaining to a plurality of jobs performed by the document processing device may be received. The information may include a job speed and a job size for each job. Sets... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20100290087 - Fax accounts: A fax account is described and creates an association between users and documents that are faxed. A fax account allows a user to secure their faxed documents and organize and streamline fax communication via different transports. In at least some embodiments, security is enhanced through the use of an authentication... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100290084 - Handheld field maintenance tool with improved functionality: A handheld field maintenance tool with improved functionality is provided. The handheld field maintenance tool includes a keypad, a display, a short-range wireless transceiver and a processor. The processor is coupled to the keypad, the display and the short-range wireless transceiver. The processor is also coupled to memory having a... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20100290082 - Image forming apparatus and print control method, and program product: A printer includes a first receiving unit that receives a print job containing a printing requirement, where the printing requirement is set as either an indispensable requirement that is indispensable for executing the print job or a desired requirement that is desirable for executing the print job; a second receiving... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100290085 - Information processing apparatus processing function-related information and image forming apparatus including the information processing apparatus or a communication apparatus communicable with the information processing apparatus: A CPU of an MFP executes a program including: a step of receiving information collecting combinations of functions set by a user using an MFP connected to a network from a server computer and storing the information in a function combination management table; a step of reading the function combination... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100290083 - Information processing apparatus, control method thereof and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a specifying unit configured to specify whether to perform printing as a print control method associated with an identifier of a page according to an instruction received via a specification screen provided by a printer driver, a determination unit configured to determine a page to... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100290086 - Network system, terminal and recording medium: A network system includes printers as terminals interconnected via a network. Each of the printers can obtain information on the others, and transmit the obtained information together with information on itself to a browser computer as a controller. Therefore, by obtaining the information only from one of the printers, the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100290078 - Parallelization in printing: Disclosed are various embodiments of various systems that facilitate the printing of documents. In one representative example, one arrangement includes a plurality of raster image processors, a plurality of frame brokers, and a first digital switch facilitating communication between the raster image processors and frame brokers. The arrangement also includes... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100290080 - Resource partitioning in a print system: A printing system is provided comprising a plurality of resources including idle and non-idle resources having a plurality of image marking engines and a user interface for inputting user determinable priority criteria for a first print job. All of the non-idle resources are assigned to the first print job when... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100290081 - System operating under web environment and method of controlling the same: In a system operating under a Web environment in which a service providing server controls the provision of services with operating a Web server and a client apparatus provides service with operating a Web browser are connected via a network. The service providing server stores the history of a job... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100290088 - Image forming apparatus, and method performed by image forming apparatus: This invention allows a user to know whether printed materials to be discharged by executing a print job can be discharged, without waiting for the turn to execute the print job. Upon accepting a print job, an image forming apparatus registers the accepted print job in a print queue and... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100290064 - Printing machine and ejection control method for the same: Disclosed is a printing machine comprising: encoders (311 and 312) configured to detect respective angular velocities of a drive roller and a driven roller as a travel speed of core members inside a transfer belt (160); a DSP (321) configured to extract from a temporal variation in a ratio of... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20100290065 - Color matching for color management systems: Embodiments herein provide for color conversion in production printing systems. The color conversion system includes a processor operable to receive a print job and convert the print job into a full sheetside bitmap comprised of an array of color pixels. The full sheetside bitmap is destined for color conversion via... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20100290066 - Image forming apparatus and color correcting method thereof, and host apparatus to correct the color of an output image using the same: An image forming apparatus and a color correction method, and a host apparatus to correct the color of an output image using the color correction method. The image forming apparatus can include a table correction unit to correct the color conversion table based on monitor information, and a color conversion... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100290068 - Image forming apparatus displaying function-related information: A CPU of an MFP executes a program including: a step of receiving combination information collecting combinations of functions set by a user from a server computer and storing the information in a function combination management table; a step of reading the function combination management table, when a user logged... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100290067 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium: For a printing apparatus which saves on a color material, an image processing apparatus is realized which enables a user to incur printing costs only for necessary information and necessary areas in a print product. For this purpose, there is provided an image processing apparatus including a separation unit configured... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100290089 - Method and system for selective smoothing of halftoned objects using bitmap encoding: An image processing system utilizes an image type classification circuit to identify inputted image data as picture image data or text/graphics image data. A halftone circuit, operatively connected to the image type classification circuit, converts the inputted image data, identified as picture image data, to halftone image data. Moreover, a... Agent: Basch & Nickerson LLP

20100290090 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: In order to eliminate image deterioration based on the characteristics of an output device upon execution of edge emphasis processing, an image processing apparatus includes a setting unit which sets a print characteristic on the print medium, a region setting unit which sets a region, a brightness value derivation unit... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100290091 - Method of compensating for clipping in input scanners: Systems and methods are described that facilitate improving error estimation for calibration error due to clipping of pixels, and compensation therefor, during calibration of a scanner or printer. Calibration patches are measured at a first maximum pixel value threshold and at a slightly lower threshold value. Pixel values for the... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100290092 - Image interpolation apparatus and a computer readable storage medium storing instructions of a computer program: An image interpolation apparatus includes an extracting unit, temporal interpolation calculators, pattern matching units, and an output unit. The extracting unit extracts pixels around the missing pixels in order to form a basic frame and comparative frames. Each temporal interpolation calculator corresponds to each comparative frame, and calculates a temporal... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100290093 - Image reading device and image forming apparatus: The image reading device includes: a reading unit that includes a light source emitting light to irradiate an image on a recording medium transported in a first direction and a light receiving portion that receives light reflected by the recording medium; a transport path forming unit that forms a part... Agent: Fildes & Outland, P.C.

20100290094 - System and method of billing for scanning service costs: A system and method of billing for scanning service costs is provided to examine content of a page and apply a cost function to approximate the cost of scanning the page. Examining the page includes detecting an object in the page, determining a type of the detected object, determining an... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)

20100290095 - Light source apparatus, light irradiating apparatus provided with same light source apparatus, image reading apparatus provided with same light irradiating apparatus, and image forming apparatus provided with same image reading apparatus: In one embodiment of a semiconductor apparatus of the present invention, a plurality of light-emitting elements provided with a light-emitting face are disposed at intervals in a line on a surface of a substrate, and serve as a light source apparatus that emits irradiating light forward from the light-emitting face... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100290096 - Image processing device and computer readable medium: An image processing device includes an acceptance unit which accepts an input of print data; a decision unit which decides whether or not a draw instruction for a two-color image consisting of a background color and a foreground color is contained in the print data accepted by the acceptance unit;... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

  
11/11/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20100284032 - Image forming device having operating information managing function: An image forming device includes a power source unit, motors supplied with and driven by electric power from the power source unit, and a control device for controlling the motors' operations. A CPU in the control device monitors presence/absence of power supply from the power source unit. When power is... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100284038 - Data communication apparatus, control method thereof, and computer readable storage medium: An apparatus includes a connection unit configured to connect to a network, a switching unit configured to switch a communication speed when data communication is performed via the connection unit, and a limitation unit configured to limit switching of the communication speed to set a fixed communication speed when a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100284037 - Image transmission apparatus: An image transmission apparatus includes an image input unit, an identification data input unit, a receiving unit, a transmission unit, a transmission permitting unit, and a transmission control unit. The image input unit allows image data to be input therefrom. The identification data input unit allows identification data to be... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20100284039 - Information processing apparatus and information managing method and program: In a copying apparatus, a storage capacity of an HDD which is used in a unique file system can be changed. In a partition area for image data formatted by a general-purpose file system, an area for a virtual unique high speed file system is provided and a reservation file... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100284036 - Method of providing e-book service and system thereof: A method of and a system for providing an e-book service are disclosed. More specifically, the method of providing an e-book service performed by an e-book server is provided by obtaining a printed document image generated according to a print command of a user for a virtual printer of a... Agent: Maier & Maier, PLLC

20100284035 - Method of storing print data, and image forming apparatus and image forming system to perform the method: A method of storing print data, the method including selecting storage of the print data, receiving user identification information corresponding to the print data, certifying the user identification information by using user identification information that is stored in the image forming apparatus in advance, determining whether at least one document... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100284033 - System, method and computer program for enabling signings and dedications on a remote basis: A system, method and computer program for enabling signings/dedications on a remote basis is provided. A first computer at a first location is associated with an individual from whom a signature or dedication is required. A second computer at a location where the signing or dedication is required is linked... Agent: Miller Thompson, LLP

20100284034 - Toy mailbox: A toy mailbox for children includes a storage unit and a media processing mechanism. The storage unit includes a door member for closeably opening the storage unit and an ejection slot configured on a portion of the storage unit. The media processing mechanism is coupled to the storage unit, such... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20100284028 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method and image forming system: An image forming apparatus includes a communicating unit (123) that performs communication with an-external apparatus (200), a recording unit (97) that stores image information, an image processing unit (96) that performs image processing, and a control unit (91) that performs control to secure the image processing unit from the external... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100284029 - 4+ color management for gamut extension using a virtual cmyk methodology: 4+ color management sequentially processes four colors at a time from among the 4+ colors to leverage solution capability using a 4-color management tools. In methods and apparatus for processing 4+ colors, received information of 4+ colors may be processed in a first stage using four colors of the 4+... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC.

20100284030 - Color conversion apparatus, color conversion method, color change program and recording medium: There is provided a color conversion table having a plurality of pieces of reference color image data making correspondence between color data for a first image device and color data for a second image device and including a specified total information amount. The color conversion table is used to distribute... Agent: Martine Penilla & Gencarella, LLP

20100284031 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, computer program, and recording medium: An image processing method is applied for recording an image on a recording medium using a plurality of color materials including a chromatic material and an achromatic material. A total amount of recording of the chromatic material is smaller than a total amount of recording of the achromatic material, and... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100284041 - geometric correction of a recording apparatus: The present invention relates to a method for changing the calibration of a recording apparatus (10) to adjust for geometric distortion, comprising: providing a media support (12) for receiving recording media (17): operating a recording head (16) comprising plurality of individually addressable recording channels (23) to form a first image... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100284040 - Calibration of a recording apparatus: The present invention relates to a method for changing a calibration of a recording apparatus (10) to adjust for geometric distortion comprising: providing a media support (12) for receiving recording media (17); operating a recording head (16) comprising a plurality of individually addressable recording channels (23) to form at least... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100284042 - Communication device: When a facsimile device detects an audio signal via a CNG signal detection unit while detecting an OFF signal in a CNG signal during a telephone conversation, the facsimile device does not detect the audio signal as an OFF signal if the level of the detected audio signal is greater... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100284043 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus which detects a plurality of image areas included in an original plate image to extract a minimum rectangular area including the plurality of image areas, specifies maximum eight line segments acquired by extending four sides of the rectangular area toward corresponding four sides of the original... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100284044 - Apparatus and method for retaining a document during imaging: Disclosed are apparatuses and methods for holding a document sheet in place against a scanning surface of an image capture system. One such apparatus is a document cover comprising: a body that is oriented parallel to the scanning surface when the document cover is in the closed position; a compliant... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100284046 - Image reading device and image reading method: An image reading device that optically reads an original sheet includes: an original sheet holder having a flat surface on which the original sheet is placed; an imaging unit that images a rectangular region that is included in the flat surface and is smaller than the flat surface; a moving... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100284045 - Image-scanning device: An image-scanning device having a large depth of field and being small in size. The image-scanning device includes a plurality of cells and an image pickup device that is located so as to correspond to the cells and that picks-up the formed images. Each cell includes a first lens having... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100284047 - Document reading apparatus: A document reading apparatus includes an irradiation unit configured to irradiate a document reading position with visible light and infrared light, a reading unit configured to read an image of visible light and an image of infrared light reflected from the document on the document reading position, and an extraction... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100284048 - Techniques for obtaining scanning images and scanning device for the same: Techniques for scanning an object that does not fit upon a scan surface of a scanner and requires a non-linear scanning path are described. In one embodiment, a pair of optical navigation sensors and an image sensor (e.g., CIS) are used to determine coordinates and an angle of a scanning... Agent: Silicon Valley Patent Agency

  
11/04/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20100277755 - Information processing apparatus connected to a printing apparatus via a network and computer-readable storage medium having stored thereon a program for causing a computer to execute generating print data in the information processing apparatus connected: An information processing apparatus connected to a printing apparatus via a network encrypts print data if identification information is input, and does not encrypt print data if identification information is not input. If identification information is input and the print data has been encrypted, the information processing apparatus sends a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100277759 - Identifying sensor and print device: Various apparatus and methods are disclosed relating to an identifying sensor that interprets a first identifier and a printing device that prints a second distinct image based upon the first identifier.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100277762 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus comprises: an operation part having a display area and operable to receive an input from a user; a first display part operable to display, in a part of the display area, (i) a first image to be visible only from a range of a first viewing... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100277764 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus that is capable of accessing a removable storage medium and automatically starting an operation of calibration thereof without waiting for a user to input a job, on an as-needed basis, when a storage medium is mounted therein. A printer engine performs an image forming operation according... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100277760 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: In an image processing apparatus including a plurality of image processing units which perform image processing for image data, packet data containing part of image data and an identifier for identifying an image processing unit is generated. When image processing to be executed by a specific image processing unit identified... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100277763 - Information equipment apparatus: An information equipment apparatus provided with: an operation section; a communication section which carries out communication with a terminal apparatus storing identification data of an operator related to an operation in the operation section, by using a human body of the operator as a communication path; and a control section... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100277761 - Information processing apparatus, installation method of printer driver, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a print system that is a program for managing a printer driver. The information processing apparatus stores a printer driver module of a general-purpose printer driver constituted by a binary object different from the printer driver in a memory of the apparatus already installed with... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100277765 - Information processing apparatus, printing system, and control method therefor: The present invention realizes a network printing system capable of accumulating and chasing printed data. Further, by providing a job chasing function on the printer driver side, detailed setting can be done to extract history information of the job chasing function. The detailed setting to extract history information to chase... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100277758 - Order system for printed matter, and method for calculating production of printed matter: The invention discloses an order system for printed matter, where printed matter is defined in an article-based database in the order system and an order for the production of the printed matter is using an interface in the order system, and a method for calculating production of printed matter, where... Agent: Friedrich Von Rohrscheidt

20100277757 - Parallel printing system: A printing system comprised of a printer and a plurality of processing nodes wherein each processing node is disposed for processing a job file associated with a print job into a printer dependent format. The system further comprises a replicator component attached to the job file. The job file includes... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100277756 - Print and release print control system and method: A print and release print control system and method for optimizing network transmission and processing of rendering jobs. A document for rendering can be sent to a print driver and a print server specially programmed for performing a print and release operation. The print server includes a personal profile, a... Agent: Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC

20100277766 - Print apparatus, control method thereof, and print system: A printer (1000) and digital camera (DSC) can be directly connected to each other via a USB interface. Upon this direct connection, the digital camera and printer serve as a print system, and the DSC serves as a user interface in that system. When the user inputs a print instruction... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100277767 - Profit based layouts: A system (1) and method for arranging a plurality of items (9) on a sheet (7) is described. A combination of simple (22) and complex (53) layout algorithms are used to efficiently search for a layout with maximum profit. Different layouts are considered based on selecting sets of items from... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100277768 - System for electronically capturing information: A system for electronically capturing information is disclosed. The system includes a user input device movable by a user relative to a first interface surface provided on a first document. The first interface surface has visual information and coded data disposed thereon. The coded data encodes an identity of the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100277750 - Image forming system, image forming apparatus, image processing apparatus and storage medium readable by computer: An image forming system includes: a data conversion unit that converts first image data into second image data; and an image output unit that outputs an image obtained by reproducing the second image data. The data conversion unit includes: a determination unit which divides the first image data into a... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100277753 - Computer readable recording medium stored with a color conversion setting program, a color conversion setting method, a computer readable recording medium stored with a color conversion processing program, and a color conversion processing apparatus: A computer readable recording medium stored with a color conversion setting program, the program causes a computer to execute a process comprising: (a) generating a plurality of profile sets respectively associated with paper types, each of the profile sets being to be used for applying at least one kind of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100277752 - Constructing spectral gamut boundary descriptors: Color management in which a spectrally-based ICS color value is spectrally gamut mapped onto a spectral gamut of a destination device using a simplified Gamut Boundary Descriptor (GBD) that represents the spectral gamut of the destination device, and the gamut-mapped ICS value is converted into a destination-side color. The simplified... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100277754 - Mosaic image generating apparatus and method: A mosaic image generating apparatus comprises: a segmenting unit which segments a target image into a plurality of blocks; a target image processing unit which calculates, as a target density value, an average density value of each basic color in each of the blocks; a determining unit which determines from... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100277751 - System and method for color printer calibration employing measurement success feedback: The subject application is directed to a system and method for color printer calibration employing measurement success feedback. Color input data is received corresponding to a color printout from an associated color measurement device, the color input data including M×N discrete color areas corresponding to M rows and N columns... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP

20100277769 - Method and apparatus for generating multi-site fm screen dots simultaneously: The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for generating multi-site FM screen dots simultaneously. The method according to the present invention can simultaneously process multiple neighboring pixels in the same row each time and generate multi-site screen dots; and meanwhile the method according to the present invention... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100277770 - Color trapping on a halftoned bi-level bitmap: What is disclosed is a novel system and method for color trapping on halftoned bi-level bitmaps. Color edges are detected and edge pixels that need to be trapped are identified. The number of pixels qualified as edge pixels eligible for color trapping can be up to a pre-determined number of... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20100277771 - Method of providing printed interactive document with advertising material: A method of providing a printed interactive document with printed user information and printed advertising material. The method includes the steps of: receiving a print request from a user, formatting the user information in the electronic document so as to include a first user interactive element; determining the advertising material... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100277772 - Method for managing sets of digitally acquired images and method for separation and identification of digitally acquired documents: Method for managing sets of digitally acquired images, the images of each set being acquired from the same original, comprising the steps of handling said sets of images as units and restricting use of predetermined operations to all images of one or more of said sets only. Further, a method... Agent: Jerold I. Schneider

20100277774 - Image quality indicator responsive to image processing: A method for processing scanned image data, executed at least in part by a computer system, obtains scanned image data, obtains a predetermined image quality profile that has one or more image quality requirement values, and generates processed image data by applying one or more image processing operations to the... Agent: Louis S. Horvath

20100277773 - Penta-mirror multi-reflection scanning module: The present invention discloses a penta-mirror multi-reflection image scanning module including at least one light source, five reflecting mirrors, a pickup lens, an image sensor, and a frame. The reflecting mirrors reflect a light beam from a document and a plurality of reflecting mirrors reflect a light beam of the... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100277775 - Illuminator, and spectral apparatus and image reading apparatus therewith: Provided is an illuminator including a light source unit having a light emitting surface, and a light guiding member guiding a light beam to an original disposed on an original plate. An intersection of a center axis of a light emitting surface and the original plate is separated from a... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100277776 - Image scanning device: A scanning device is provided with a first transparent plate on which an original sheet to is placed, the original sheet being scanned statically, a reading unit arranged below the first transparent plate and configured to scan an image on the original sheet in the main scanning direction, the reading... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100277777 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a reading speed changing unit to change a reading resolution of a manuscript in a vertical direction by changing a carrier linear speed of the manuscript or a moving speed of a reading carriage; a resolution changing unit to change a resolution in the vertical... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

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