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Facsimile and static presentation processing December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/10

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12/30/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100328694 - Output control data generating device, data generating method, and program: An output control data generating device for controlling an output device includes a character selection unit that receives a selection of a desired character code set and a desired character from a group containing at least one character code set that can be used on the output control data generating... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP

20100328695 - Booklet page turning apparatus, booklet page turning method, and id printing apparatus: According to one embodiment, a control device which controls to, after the feed device has fed the booklet so as to bring the page on the other surface side of the booklet into contact with the contact roller unit and fold the page on the other surface side, feed the... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20100328696 - Administration device: An administration device may comprise a first acquisition unit and a second acquisition unit. The first acquisition unit may sequentially acquire an M1 type of object information from the first device by sequentially making requests to the first device for N1 types of object information. The M1 type of object... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100328697 - Printing method, printing apparatus, recording medium, and program: In the conventional printing application, it is impossible to easily overview which image is printed in which page, so that there is a drawback that a user is required to perform the printing while imagining printing result. An idea for more quickly providing the printing result at the same time... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100328700 - Image forming apparatus, control method, and control program: An image forming apparatus having a display unit for displaying a program which can be executed in the apparatus so as to be identified is disclosed. The apparatus has: an input unit for inputting a program into the image forming apparatus; a display control unit for controlling a process for... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100328699 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling information processing apparatus, and storage medium storing control program: In an image processing apparatus, a waiting time until power supply to a storage unit is stopped is suitably set corresponding to a type of input job and a state of power supply to the storage unit when the job has been input. A first waiting time is set if... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100328698 - Job processing apparatus that realizes notification appropriate to intention of user and usage environment, control method for the job processing apparatus, and storage medium: A job processing apparatus that enables a user to change conditions for determining whether or not there is a high possibility that a job processing result will not be normal, and thus realizes notification appropriate to user's intentions and usage environment. When a job is to be executed, it is... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100328701 - Performing an action using a printed medium: A method of performing an action is disclosed. The method starts by sensing a print medium to obtain data encoded on a surface of the print medium. The data encodes at least a print media identifier. The print medium has a representation of a document printed thereon. The print media... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100328712 - Communication apparatus: A communication apparatus including: a requiring section which transmits a requirement for establishing a state in which and the communication apparatus and a first communication apparatus are communicable with each other via an internet line, to the first communication apparatus via the internet line; a communication establishing section which establishes... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100328710 - Controller, control apparatus, and image-forming apparatus: A controller includes: a sub-control substrate that includes a first memory storing first control information to be used for controlling at least one of a plurality of modules of a processing apparatus, and controls the at least one of the plurality of modules by using the stored first control information... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100328720 - Data processing apparatus, program, and recording medium: Disclosed is a data processing apparatus including an application execution unit that transmits job data; a print-request-source notification unit invoked by the application execution unit to report print-request-source information specifying a print request source; a virtual printer driver that is invoked upon receiving the job data, extracts job information specifying... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100328718 - Image forming apparatus and image forming apparatus control method: An image forming apparatus according to the present invention includes: a paper feed part; a conveying path conveying paper from the paper feed part; a transfer part transferring an image onto the paper; a registration roller timely delivering the paper to the transfer part; a paper detector detecting paper arrival... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell

20100328722 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus to obtain image data and print information including a setting value to generate an added image synthesized to the image data and to form an image based on the obtained image data, the image forming apparatus including: a control section to generate the added... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100328717 - Image forming device, information processing method, and computer-readable recording medium: In an image forming device including a processor unit, a first screen generating part generates a screen to be displayed on an operation panel and displays the screen on the operation panel. A second screen generating part generates screen data to be displayed on an information processing device and transmits... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20100328715 - Image processing apparatus, and control method thereof and program: The present invention provides an image processing apparatus that realizes fast image processing in a distribution system equipped with a single mass storage device that reduces the cost for required hardware, and a method for controlling such an image processing apparatus. To accomplish this, the image processing apparatus includes a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100328723 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: A system accurately performs function restriction on a user-by-user basis, even in the case of an image processing function that is realizable with use of a plurality of apparatuses. To accomplish this, the image processing system includes a user restriction information management apparatus that has function restriction information and an... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100328705 - Method and system for automatic sharing and customization in a fleet of multi-function devices: A method and system for enabling automatic service sharing and custom user interface features in a fleet of multi-function devices. EIP (Extensible Interface Platform) services can be registered via a peer-to-peer discovery subsystem associated with a multi-function device grid infrastructure. EIP service registration information can be submitted and stored in... Agent: Xerox Corporation C/o Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC

20100328713 - Modular transaction printer: A modular transaction printer for generating financial transaction records such as gaming vouchers and coupons. The printer uses self-contained expansion modules that plug into a printer port for easy in-field upgradeability. The printer includes a mechanical package to allow modules to be inserted from the printer exterior, an electrical interface... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100328721 - Print job managing apparatus, print job managing system, and print job managing method: Setting information for generating a print job is acquired for plural print jobs. Print job data corresponding to the respective plural print jobs are separately generated on the basis of the acquired setting information in a predetermined document file format that can be edited in at least any one of... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100328716 - Print processing apparatus and control method: A print processing apparatus comprises the image processing unit including a plurality of image processing sections that correspond respectively to the plurality of kinds of image processes; a generation unit configured to generate a preview image based on a result of processing by the image processing unit; a display unit... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100328711 - Print system, printer, and program: A print system provided with an information processor and a printer communicably connected to the information processor. The information processor comprises a transmit section for transmitting a plural sets of print data. The printer comprises a receiving section for receiving the print data transmitted from the transmit section; a storage... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100328702 - Printer and scale for handling rfid labels: A label printer for handling labels with RFID tags includes one or more advantageous features such as locating an RF encoder unit antenna in position to read and/or write to label antennas after the label antennas have exited a label output slot of the printer, providing light elements to indicate... Agent: Thompson Hine LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100328714 - Printing apparatus and controller therefor: A computer program embodied on a computer readable medium, said computer program configured to control a controller to: output, to a display driver, data for causing the display driver to drive a display of a printing apparatus to display, in a first area of the display, a plurality of images... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20100328708 - Printing method and system for calculating file printing time: A printing method for calculating printing time of printing a file is provided. The printing method includes following steps. Obtaining the file size, page count of the file, and a plurality of printing parameters stored in a BIOS chip. Calculating an actual printing time and a waiting time between pages... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100328704 - Stacking print jobs before final print: A system for producing continuous print jobs, which includes a printing unit which prints an image and a client computer having executable instructions for creating a print job for producing a continuous print job. The executable instructions include activating a continuous print mode from a list of print properties within... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100328709 - Supply control device, image-forming device, supply control method, and computer readable medium: A supply control device includes: a deciding unit that decides an order of plural containers that supply recording media to an image-forming unit that forms an image on a recording medium; a specifying unit that specifies one of the plural containers; a determining unit that determines for each of the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100328719 - System and method for sustainable printing: A sustainable printing system includes an advertisement record having an information relating to a printable advertisement, a user record having information relating to a particular user, a printer for generating a visual output on a paper, a user interface in communication with the printer, the user interface including a processor... Agent: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC

20100328706 - Systems and methods for message based determination of printer capabilities: Methods disclosed facilitate the obtaining of printer information using commonly available messaging techniques such as e-mail. In some embodiments, the method comprises receiving an email message, wherein the e-mail message includes at least one query requesting information about at least one sub-state of a printer, wherein the printer state is... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100328707 - Systems and methods for message based determination of printer capabilities: Methods disclosed facilitate the identification of printers from among a plurality of network accessible printers based on information about at least one printer sub-state using commonly available messaging techniques such as e-mail. In some embodiments, an email message, which includes queries with search criteria pertaining to the at least one... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100328703 - User-controlled color detection and optimization during document analysis prior to printing: In a print shop system including a plurality of printers and a print shop management server which manages print jobs, an improved method is described for controlling a document color detection method for purposes of assigning documents to appropriate printers for printing. A user interface is provided for the user... Agent: Chen Yoshimura LLP Attention Ying Chen

20100328724 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a processing block, a first control block, and a second control block. The first control block issues a write request signal for inputting a first write pulse to a register of the processing block. The second control block issues a second write pulse cliffs differing... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC

20100328726 - Apparatus and method for automated capture of document metadata and document imaging: The present invention comprises a hardware/software combination that is configured to provide for automated capture of metadata associated with paper-based documents. A “reservation” for the metadata and a digital image of the paper-based document is created whenever a digital image of a paper-based document is to be associated with a... Agent: Wright Law Group, PLLC

20100328725 - System and method for a design with intent metadata: Systems and methods for automatically assigning items to printable media are disclosed. A computer readable medium is in communication with a computing device and includes programming instructions for electronically obtaining a first template that includes a plurality of first content items, each including a first content area. For each first... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20100328684 - Color detection during document analysis prior to printing: In a print shop system including a plurality of printers and a print shop management server which manages print jobs, an improved method is described for detecting color components in a document page for purposes of assigning the document to appropriate printers for printing. First, each page element is analyzed... Agent: Chen Yoshimura LLP Attention Ying Chen

20100328686 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium: When printing by generating a composite low-frequency image based on an input image, performing dodging processing, and changing a size of the input image to an output image size, if the output image size is much smaller than the input image size, wastefulness occurs in the composite processing of the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100328685 - Image-processing device and image-processing method: An image-processing device includes: an acquiring unit that acquires image data representing a document which includes a plurality of pages; an extracting unit that extracts, from the acquired image data, a character area in a first page that is at least one of the plurality of pages; and an output... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100328687 - Registering apparatus, authentication system, registering program storage medium and registering method: A registering apparatus includes: a first image data acquiring unit that acquires first image data from a first region on a recording medium; a second image data acquiring unit that acquires second image data from a second region that includes the first region; a third image data acquiring unit that... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100328691 - Computer readable medium storing a control program for an image processing device using color profiles, and an evaluation method of color adjustment results by an image processing device using color profiles: The control program of the present invention causes an image processing device to execute the steps of: executing a color conversion process on image data containing various color patches (S105); causing a printer to print the image data after the color conversion process and causing a color measuring device to... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100328689 - Host device and image forming apparatus controlled by host device, and peripheral device control method: A peripheral device control method of the host device includes receiving setting information regarding one or more peripheral devices which are previously found as a result of searching and storing the received setting information, displaying a setting information list using the stored setting information, and displaying a user interface (UI)... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100328693 - Image processing apparatus and its method, and control method: An ICC profile includes brief gloss information indicating glossy/matte attribute as attribute information, however, gloss matching cannot be performed with the 2 options. In a case where embedding of glossiness information into the ICC profile is designated, glossiness information is obtained from a color chart placed on an original plate... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100328688 - Image processing apparatus, image forming system, image processing method and computer readable medium: The image processing apparatus includes: a color conversion unit color-converting an image signal of a first color space into that of a second color space with a color conversion characteristic defining a correspondence relationship between the image signals; an adjustment unit adjusting the image signal of the second color space... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100328690 - Image processing device and image processing apparatus: An image processing device processes image data, which expresses an image and is edited to image data including, in correspondence with each pixel of the image, a pixel value field that holds a pixel value of the pixel and an attribute value field that holds an attribute value. The image... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100328692 - Information processing apparatus, control method, and storage medium: To shift an image in order to prevent the image from overlapping with a finishing position, the amount of shift for preventing the overlap may be increased and a desired result of layout may not be obtained. In addition, if the image is not shifted in order to obtain the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100328727 - Image processing program, image processing apparatus, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes: a quadrangular or polygonal area setting unit that sets a quadrangular or polygonal area that surrounds a group of pixels that has predetermined characteristics for image data; a background setting unit that measures frequency distribution of tone values outside the quadrangular or polygonal area, measures... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100328728 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method and storage medium: An image forming apparatus includes a LVBC extraction unit configured to make a determination as to copy restriction based on the LVBC, a copy restricted image pattern analysis unit configured to make a determination as to the copy restriction based on the copy restricting information, a job control unit configured... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100328729 - Image reading apparatus, control method, and computer readable program thereof: The image reading apparatus, which is capable of communicating with the electrical paper displaying an image based on image data, is configured to select whether the image displayed on the electrical paper is read based on a size of the electrical paper or a size of the image data, when... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100328730 - Image reading lens system and image reading apparatus: Provided is a fast image reading lens system capable of achieving compactness and satisfactorily correcting various aberrations. The image reading lens system includes, in order from an object side: a positive first lens of which a convex surface faces toward the object side; a second lens formed as a biconcave... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100328732 - Hexagonal site line scanning method and system: A scanning technique for imaging sites in an array includes illuminating or irradiating sites in lines of the array, and collecting returned radiation from the sites for imaging. The sites are sequentially scanned by means of confocally directed radiation lines from source optics. The orientation of the radiation lines with... Agent: Illumina, Inc.

20100328731 - Optical beam scanning apparatus, image forming apparatus: In an optical beam scanning apparatus and an image forming apparatus equipped with the optical beam scanning apparatus of the present invention, plural optical members that irradiate scanning lines by laser beams (beams) emitted from plural light sources individually onto corresponding photoconductive drums are disposed within an optical unit housing... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100328733 - Tetra-mirror multi-reflection scanning module: The present invention discloses an image scanning module having four reflecting mirrors, the image scanning module comprises at least one source, four reflection mirrors, a pickup lens, an image sensor and a frame, wherein at least one of reflection mirror is multi-reflection along the optical path, satisfies the specific optical... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100328734 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus including a sheet conveyance unit that conveys the sheet via a conveyance path; a reading unit, which is movable within a reading area; an image data generation control unit that is configured to control: the reading unit to read the sheet at the reading position while... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100328735 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes a timing predicting unit that predicts a reading-start-timing by detecting a front-end and predicts a reading-end-timing by detecting a back-end, an image reading unit that generates density data, a line density data classification unit, a first, second and third specific density data storage units, a... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20100328736 - Optical reader apparatus: To provide an image reading apparatus for enabling an optical carriage movably supported in a rail member to be locked reliably in a predetermined position of an apparatus frame without causing failure by shock in transport, one of the apparatus frame and optical carriage is provided with a lock member... Agent: Kanesaka Berner And Partners LLP

20100328738 - Document conveying device and document reading apparatus using the same: A document conveying device, include a conveyance roller which conveys a document that is attached to a conveyance roller shaft; and a flywheel connected to the conveyance roller shaft.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100328739 - Image scanning apparatus and image processing system: A aspect of the invention is an image scanning apparatus including: a document feeder configured to sequentially feed document sheets stacked in the document feeder; an image scanning unit configured to scan the document sheets fed by the document feeder and to output image data thereof; a memory configured to... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20100328737 - Sheet feeding device and original sheet conveying device employing the same: A sheet feeding device, which is configured to feed stacked sheets one by one in a sheet feed direction, is provided with a sheet tray configured to accommodate the stacked sheets, a feed-out roller protruded from the sheet tray and configured to feed the stacked sheets from the sheet tray,... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100328740 - Method, apparatus and program for color image processing: Spectral power distribution of an illumination is restored using color information in a region of the specific object in an input image and a pre-specified representative surface reflectance of the specific object. The surface reflectance in the region of the specific object is restored from the color information and the... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

  
12/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100321714 - Method of scanning: A computer-implemented method of scanning a document (e.g. a newspaper or a book) is provided where the text may be legally protected from unauthorized copying, comprising the steps of: acquiring to a memory at least one recording confined to a field that covers a delimited area of a document; processing... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100321715 - Methods and structure for preserving node order when storing xml data in a key-value data structure: Methods and apparatus for processing XML data in a printing system by translating the XML data into corresponding entries in a key-value data structure that includes information regarding the original order of the XML nodes in the XML data. In one exemplary embodiment, XML nodes in a JDF job ticket... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20100321717 - Image forming apparatus and method for switching between security modes: An image forming apparatus is provided with a determination portion that, in response to operation for giving instructions to enhance a security level thereof, determines whether or not a job is kept which is not to satisfy security requirements after the enhancement, an execution portion that, if the determination portion... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100321718 - Image forming apparatus, method for controlling the same, and recording medium: An image forming apparatus communicates with an information apparatus through wireless communication. The image forming apparatus determines whether data received from the information apparatus is in an e-mail format. When it is determined that the received data is in an e-mail format, the image forming apparatus displays a letting screen... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100321716 - Image processing system, control method thereof, and program: This invention provides an image processing system in which upon reception of a predetermined event associated with a job executed by another image processing apparatus, an image processing apparatus that received the event suitably controls subsequent processes. To accomplish this, this invention provides an image processing system where the first... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100321721 - Communication system, transmitter, receiver, and computer readable medium storing communication program: The present invention provides a communication system including: a transmitter section that transmits a signal having a predetermined waveform; plural receiver sections that receive the signal via signal transmission paths; a physical quantity measuring section that measures a physical quantity of the signal transmission paths, based on the transmission time... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100321722 - Document processing apparatus, document processing method, document processing system, and computer readable medium: A document processing apparatus includes: an acquisition unit that acquires position information that represents a position of a user who uses a document, and document information that represents the document; a rule management unit that manages a rule to determine a destination of the document information and a process executed... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100321727 - Document retrieving/printing system, digital multi-function machine, document retrieving/printing method, and program: A text print instructions sheet generation unit embeds, in a text print instructions sheet, identification information for specifying a text print instructions sheet after being converted into image data. A sheet data management unit manages layout information that associates the identification information for specifying the text print instructions sheet with... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100321729 - Image forming apparatus, and control method and program for the same: The present invention provides an image forming apparatus and its control method that can suitably control processing of originals in a number larger than the maximum placeable number, while suppressing an increase in the cost and complexity of the control. To accomplish this, the image forming apparatus includes an ADF... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100321723 - Image processing apparatus and device control method: An image processing apparatus having a display device having a control section is disclosed. The image processing apparatus includes a request unit sending a request from the display device to the image processing apparatus to execute a device control process, the request being processed based on a program executed by... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100321731 - Image processing apparatus and method of controlling the image processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a document table, a document feeder, an opening sensor, an image reading unit, an operation unit, a first memory, a second memory, and a control unit. An original is placed on the document table. The document feeder can open and close... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100321728 - Image reading apparatus and method of controlling the apparatus, and storage medium: The invention relates to an image reading apparatus and to a method of controlling this apparatus. The image reading apparatus acquires a profile capable of being set as processing applied to image data in an information processing device, re-classifies, for the purpose of display on the image reading apparatus, the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100321730 - Job processing apparatus, control method of job processing apparatus, and storage medium: It enables to cancel a job transferred from a communication apparatus to a job processing apparatus, even if a user does not perform a complicated operation. To achieve this, there is provided a control method for controlling the job processing apparatus for establishing a communication session with the communication apparatus... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100321720 - Method and system for determining a configuration of a document production environment: A system for determining a configuration of print-related devices in a document environment may include a computing device and a computer-readable storage medium in communication with the computing device. The computer-readable storage medium may include programming instructions for identifying a plurality of environment requirements including one or more required print... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20100321719 - Mutual engine controller: A printing device has a printing engine that is at least partially made up of a customer replaceable unit or units. An engine controller is operatively connected to the printing engine. The engine controller uses software to control the operations of the printing engine. A non-volatile memory is operatively connected... Agent: Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC Frederick W. Gibb, Iii, Esq.

20100321726 - Mutualistic engine controller communicating wiht printer non-volatile memory: A printing device includes at least one printing engine that has actuators and sensors. At least one engine controller is operatively connected to the printing engine, the engine controller uses software to control operations of the printing engine. At least one non-volatile memory is operatively connected to the engine controller.... Agent: Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC Frederick W. Gibb, Iii, Esq.

20100321725 - Mutualistic engine controller having customer replaceable unit communication: A printing device includes at least one printing engine that comprises customer replaceable units. At least one engine controller is operatively connected to the printing engine, and the engine controller uses software to control operations of the printing engine. At least one non-volatile memory is operatively connected to the engine... Agent: Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC Frederick W. Gibb, Iii, Esq.

20100321724 - Mutualistic engine controller having sensor communication: A printing device includes at least one printing engine that has many sensors (first sensors and second sensors) and at least one engine controller operatively connected to the printing engine. The engine controller uses software to control operations of the printing engine. Also, at least one non-volatile memory is operatively... Agent: Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC Frederick W. Gibb, Iii, Esq.

20100321733 - Protocol allowing a document management system to communicate inter-attribute constraints to its clients: A system facilitates communication between a control component and a plurality of processing components. One or more processing components performs one or more tasks, each processing component has at least one attribute associated therewith. One or more attribute banks are associated with each of the one or more processing components,... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100321734 - Scanning apparatus and method for entering a user input into the apparatus using a non-electrical control device: A scanning apparatus and method for entering a user input into the apparatus uses a non-electrical control device having a target undersurface, which can be manually manipulated to a particular setting. The particular setting of the non-electrical control device is determined by processing an image of at least a portion... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/marvell

20100321732 - Systems and methods for determining position and velocity of a handheld device: Embodiments of the present invention provide a handheld device that comprises an information module for obtaining and/or receiving information pertaining to a surface adjacent to the device, and a position determination arrangement for determining at least one of a position and/or velocity of the handheld device. The position determination arrangement... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20100321735 - Image reading apparatus and method for controlling the same: An apparatus continues, before a number of pages where image data started to be input reaches N pages, inputting of the image data until an amount of the image data stored in a storage unit reaches a first amount, and thereafter, continue the inputting of the image data until the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100321736 - Rfid registration system and method thereof: A RFID registration system is provided with a reader for reading an ID of an object to be identified by an RFID, an RFID existence position indicating the position of the RFID, and the RFID; an associating apparatus for associating the read RFID with the ID of the object to... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100321707 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium: Parameters of image processing to be executed on image data to be formed on a sheet are set. When conveying a plurality of sheets on each of which an image is to be formed, the plurality of sheets are conveyed at a first interval or a second interval shorter than... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100321706 - Printing system, method for controlling the printing system, and program: A control method for controlling a printing system that includes selectively executing an inline job and an offline job, where the inline job is for executing post-processing on a sheet printed by a printing apparatus by using a post-processing apparatus and the offline job is for executing post-processing on a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100321709 - Automated audit system, apparatus and method: A system, apparatus and method are provided to automate an audit of an information technology (IT) system.... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20100321712 - Image forming apparatus, color conversion control method, recording medium, and information processing apparatus having printer driver: An image forming apparatus is disclosed that performs a color conversion process in accordance with a color conversion setting set by an information processing apparatus that generates print data. The image forming apparatus includes a determination unit determining whether a valid color conversion setting has been performed by the information... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100321711 - Image forming apparatus, control method therefor, and program: This invention provides an image forming apparatus, control method therefor, and program for executing efficient image formation while ensuring user friendliness. To accomplish this, the image forming apparatus according to this invention permits changing an image forming condition during execution of an operation of forming an image while conveying a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100321713 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An object of an input print job is discriminated, and color conversion processing is applied to the object of the print job based on the discrimination result and information which is set in correspondence with the print job and is used to designate color conversion processing. When the object is... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100321708 - Printing of coding patterns: A method is designed for printing on regular digital printers of a coding pattern consisting of code symbols. In the method, a character-based representation of the coding pattern is obtained, wherein the code symbols are represented by characters according to a character definition set. A definition identifier is generated to... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100321710 - System and method for color space conversion of color space values which lie outside of a traditional color space boundary: The subject application is directed to a system and method for color space conversion. Image data is received comprised of a plurality of pixels having a value encoded in a first multidimensional color space. Each of the pixels encoded in the first color space is converted to a corresponding pixel... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP

20100321737 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: When multi-pass printing is performed, the dot overlap rate (ratio of the number of dots that overlap and are to be printed in the same pixel area by the plurality of relative movements with respect to the total number of dots to be printed in a pixel area by the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100321739 - Image processing apparatus, image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing method and recording medium: A gradation pattern on the basis of the second data for the security of predetermined image data and the details data showing the detail information of a specific image of the image data is provided to a two-dimensional code on the basis of the first data for the security of... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100321738 - Method and system for producing authenticable digitally printed documents with security features and printing software: The present disclosure relates to a methodology, apparatus and product, of combining a void pantograph security feature with a faux watermark feature creating a resilient void pantograph digitally manipulated in an electronic format and printed through any digital platform from high resolution output devices such as but not limited to... Agent: Judy Wu

20100321740 - Secondary scan to ensure transient document erasure: Systems and methods of ensuring the erasure of transient documents are disclosed. The systems and methods include an imaging device that sends a transient document with a pre-printed image into an erase cycle to attempt to remove the image from the document. After the erase cycle, a scanner scans the... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group, LLP (cust. No. W/xerox)

20100321741 - Portable battery powered multi-media duplex scanner with optional docking station: The invention relates to a small, portable, duplex scanner which is fully battery powered. The scanner will accept various media including standard size paper documents, embossed credit cards, ID type cards, and compact disc type media. The scanner batteries are charged via connection to any power providing device, such as... Agent: Diane Van Os

20100321743 - Coding method, recording method, and recording apparatus: A method for coding mask data containing information indicating, for each pixel, presence of thinning of image data in order to perform multipass recoding for a predetermined area of a recording medium by N (N: integer of 2 or more) times, includes acquiring a plurality of mask data, assigning a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100321742 - High speed deterministic, non-contact, 3-axis free trajectory measurement device and free trajectory imaging device: A data providing device associated with a trajectory sensing system has at least a frame. The frame supports at least two sensing receivers and at least one emitter for the sensing receivers. The sensors sense movement and/or position with respect to a surface. The frame supports a third sensor that... Agent: Mark A. Litman & Associates, P.A. York Business Center

20100321744 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus for reading an image of a document optically by illuminating a document with light emitted from a plurality of light emitting elements arranged linearly and by reading light reflected from the document. The image reading apparatus has a first light emitting element for emitting light in... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100321745 - Portable battery powered multi-media duplex scanner with optional docking station: The invention relates to a small, portable, duplex scanner which is fully battery powered. The scanner will accept various media including standard size paper documents, embossed credit cards, ID type cards, and compact disc type media. The scanner batteries are charged via connection to any power providing device, such as... Agent: Ron Van Os

20100321746 - Upright image processing apparatus with pivotable image reading portion: An image processing apparatus comprises: an image reading portion which has a box-shaped first housing with a reading surface, and a scanning device displaceable along the reading surface in the first housing, and reads a first image on a document by relatively displacing the document and scanning device; and an... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100321747 - Image processing apparatus, image forming system, image processing method and computer readable medium: The image processing apparatus includes: a color conversion unit color-converting an image signal of a first color space into that of a second color space by using a color conversion characteristic defining a correspondence relationship between the image signals of the first and second color spaces; an adjustment unit adjusting... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

  
12/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100315664 - Method of making an animated flipbook: The present invention is directed towards method of making an animated flipbook by printing individual images captured from video footage on sheets of paper, with more than one image printed on each sheet of paper in a predetermined order. The sheets of paper are cut into rows of images, stacked... Agent: Carstens & Cahoon, LLP

20100315663 - Printing control apparatus, printing control method, and printing control program: A printing control apparatus for printing an image on a recording medium of a plurality of types of recording mediums set in any of a plurality of storage units by conveying the recording medium to a printing position includes a determination unit configured to determine a used amount for each... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100315665 - Image forming system and method: In a system in which a plurality of image forming devices are connected on one or more image processing devices through a network, efficiency of image formation is improved by assigning priority, or by ordering, the image forming devices according to power consumption and wait time. An image forming device... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100315676 - Communication apparatus and control method of communication apparatus: An apparatus includes a recognition unit configured to recognize a function included in a communication partner and a determination unit configured to determine processing, which the communication partner performs on transmission data, according to the recognized function and a type of the transmission data.... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100315670 - Communication device: A first communication device may be configured to receive firmware information sent from a second communication device. The firmware information may include version information of a second firmware that the second communication device has. The first communication device may be configured to send a firmware request to the second communication... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100315672 - Data processing apparatus and recording medium: A data processing apparatus includes a virtual printer driver unit configured to receive job data of a job from an application executing unit, generate image data based on the job data, and generate print setting data by describing a print setting extracted from the job data; an output condition control... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100315668 - Electronic device, and image forming device and system: An electronic device includes a display unit that displays operation information about a user's operation procedure; a communication unit that performs communication with a mobile terminal device; and a transmission unit that transmits, in case that a predetermined operation information is to be displayed on the display unit, image data... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100315666 - High speed page transmission: An apparatus to transmit data from a digital front end, to a digital printing head. The apparatus includes at least two digital page processing units, a first processing unit (304) and a second processing unit (308). Each of the processing units includes, a frame buffer configured to store digital page... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100315681 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium: An image processing apparatus extracts, from an electronic document, object data having associated tag information which satisfies a condition specified by a user. The image processing apparatus generates an encoded image pattern which includes object ID information for identifying the extracted object data and electronic document specifying information for specifying... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100315675 - Image processing apparatus, method for controlling image processing apparatus, and recording medium: An image processing apparatus capable of transmitting image data to an external device includes a display unit for displaying a list of information indicating transmission destinations to transmit the image data, a selection unit for selecting information in the list, a determination unit for determining whether the selected information satisfies... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100315677 - Image reading apparatus and image reading method: An image reading method includes generating pattern data for correcting a reading characteristic of a document reading apparatus, displaying the generated pattern data, reading the displayed pattern data, and correcting the reading characteristic of the document reading apparatus based on the generated pattern data and the read pattern data.... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100315674 - Information processing apparatus: Disclosed is the information processing apparatus, which makes it possible to easily conduct a setting change operation for a plurality of setting items after the concerned setting operation has been completed. The information processing apparatus includes: an operating section to establish a set of setting values corresponding to a plurality... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20100315673 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: A file containing multiple image data pieces and a header describing an intended use of the image data pieces is stored, and an instruction to perform processing with use of an image data piece from among the image data pieces is received. Based on the instructed processing and the intended... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100315682 - Information processing device, control method thereof, and program: An information processing device which can communicate with an image processing device on a network is characterized by comprising a search indication unit for issuing a search indication for searching the image processing device on the network, a first transmission unit for transmitting a request for changing a power saving... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20100315669 - Information processing device, information processing method, computer readable medium, and computer data signal embodied in a carrier wave: An information processing device includes a memory that stores instruction data describing a content of processing to be executed on document data and a sequence of the processing, in association with a storing area for storing the document data; and a processing executing unit that executes a first processing on... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100315678 - Method and apparatus of wirelessly connecting a first device to a second device: A system and method for wirelessly connecting a first device to a second device utilizing a contactless smart card or RFID tag provided in proximity with the first device, the smart card or RFID tag containing information allowing the first device to be connected to the second device for the... Agent: Welsh Flaxman & Gitler

20100315680 - Networked printer system, networked printer management system, and networked printer management method: A networked printer system includes one or more client machines disposed on a network, a plurality of networked printers disposed on the network and connected to the one or more client machine via the network, and an automatic switching unit disposed on the network. The automatic switching unit includes a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100315679 - Printer and printing method using the same: There is provided a printing method including: receiving at least one of print data and control commands from a host device; storing print image data on the basis of the received print data when there is no previously stored print image data before the receiving of the print data, and... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100315671 - Printing apparatus and printing system: In a conventional system, an eventing method and status inquiry method based on one-to-one communication are not suitable for notifying many unspecified network-connected hosts of the status of an apparatus in accordance with the WSD and UPnP protocols. A multicast packet capable of notifying many unspecified apparatuses of the status... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100315667 - Systems and methods for carbon footprint job based accounting: A system may include a processor, a printing device, a communication interface operably connected to the processor, and a computer-readable storage medium in communication with the processor. The computer-readable storage medium may include one or more programming instructions for identifying a carbon credit account associated with at least a user,... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20100315683 - Systems and methods for communicating documents via an autonomous multiple-function peripheral device: A multiple-function peripheral device includes a packet-switched network interface and an autonomous application programming interface. The application programming interface requests image information from a remote server via the packet-switched network interface in a first mode of operation. The application programming interface sends image information to a remote device via the... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20100315684 - Information processing device, detachable storage medium access control circuit, and image forming apparatus: An information processing device including a printed circuit board, to access a detachable storage medium, including a control device, provided on the printed circuit board, to control access to the storage medium; a slot connector, provided on the printed circuit board to accept the storage medium; a junction portion between... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100315656 - Print program, print control apparatus and image forming apparatus: In the case to print an image of a set page that sets a plurality of combine pages, it is possible to adjust an arrangement position of the combine pages without changing the direction of the combine pages and raising a reduction rate. In the print section, a reduction rate... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20100315659 - Allocation program, allocation device and allocation method: An allocation device includes: an allocation candidate information acquisition unit that acquires a plurality of allocation candidate positions and the number of the allocation candidate positions in the case where print target images are allocated on a printing medium; a printing number acquisition unit that acquires the number of the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100315658 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes an image forming portion for forming an image on a recording material; an image reading portion, for reading an original image, movable between a first position in which the image reading portion opposes the image forming portion and a second position in which the image... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100315657 - Printing system, method for controlling the printing system, and computer-readable storage medium: A control method for controlling a printing system includes selectively executing an inline job and an offline job. The inline job is for executing post-processing on a sheet printed by a printing apparatus by using a post-processing apparatus and the offline job is for executing post-processing on a sheet without... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100315660 - Printing of position-coded documents: A digital pen and paper system allows for printing of a document page superimposed on a pattern unit which is a unique part of a position-coding pattern. The system allows a user to change the format of the document page at the time of printing. To this end, the position-coding... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100315661 - Information processing apparatus and control method therefor: A method for controlling an information processing apparatus is provided, which can easily perform not only print setting but also installation of a printer driver during creation of a hot folder. The hot folder can be easily created by automatically installing the printer driver and setting the printer driver based... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100315662 - Printing apparatus and printing method: A receiving unit 210 receives, from a PC 10, a print command that includes image data to be printed, an additional print parameter that is a print parameter of a function added to a printer driver of the PC 10 by installing a driver plug-in, and first identification information that... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100315685 - Apparatus that performs calibration for maintaining image quality: To add an arbitrary recording medium as a recording medium that can be used for calibration to maintain the quality of an image to be formed, an image forming unit forms a pattern image on each of a specific recording medium that can be used for the calibration and the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100315686 - Host apparatus and control method thereof, and image reading apparatus controlled by host apparatus: A method for controlling the host apparatus includes searching for at least one image reading apparatus being connected to the host apparatus; displaying a list of image reading apparatuses using the first information of the searched at least one image reading apparatus; selecting one of the at least image reading... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100315687 - Image reading device, image reading device shading correction method, and image forming apparatus: An image reading device includes: a light source irradiating a reading target with light; an image sensor receiving incoming reflection light from the reading target and reading the reading target; a plurality of kinds of white reference plates of mutually different brightness levels provided for acquiring a white reference in... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell

20100315689 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program recorded recording medium: It is an object to provide an image processing apparatus which can properly obtain an original area even when there is one original or when there are a plurality of originals, an image processing method, and a recording medium in which an image processing program has been recorded. An image... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100315688 - Method of scanning: A computer-implemented method of scanning a document (e.g. a newspaper or a book) is provided where the text may be legally protected from unauthorized copying, comprising the steps of: acquiring to a memory at least one recording confined to a field that covers a delimited area of a document; processing... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100315691 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus provided with same: In one embodiment, in a state in which a first scanning unit is positioned at a reading position below an original reading glass and a second scanning unit is positioned such that an original is not caused to travel between the original reading glass and a reading guide plate of... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100315690 - Image reading apparatus and method for controlling the same: An image reading apparatus capable of reading documents includes a reading unit including a light emitting element, a mechanism configured to move the reading unit, and a control unit configured to control the reading unit and the mechanism both to carry out reading by turning on the light emitting element... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100315692 - Feeder control system and method: A feeder control system and method are disclosed. The system includes a feeder information detector, and a feeder information leverager to provide integrity verification, system control and/or reporting. The method includes the steps of detecting feeder information, and leveraging the feeder information to provide integrity verification, system control and/or reporting.... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

  
12/09/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100309502 - Application executing method, information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, terminal equipment, information processing method and computer-readable storage medium: An application executing method makes an information processing apparatus coupled to an image forming apparatus via a network to execute an application that functions in the image forming apparatus. The application executing method downloads the application from the image forming apparatus by the information processing apparatus, starts the downloaded application... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100309500 - Data processing apparatus, program, and recording medium: Disclosed is a data processing apparatus including an application execution unit that transmits job data; a virtual printer driver unit that is invoked upon receiving the job data from the application execution unit, extracts job information data specifying print setting from the job data, generates a work space to perform... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100309501 - Device management apparatus, and control method and storage medium therefor: A device management apparatus capable of managing a large number of devices, while suppressing a consumed storage area to a minimum, without restricting an amount of information acquired from management object devices and without restricting the number of management object devices. A network device management program which runs on a... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100309499 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: An MFP is connected with an administrator PC having a printer driver installed thereon through a network to be controlled by the printer driver. The MFP is provided with an image reading portion for optically reading predetermined printed matter to input image data, a printing set value judging portion for... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100309503 - Method and system for printing documents from a portable device: One embodiment provides a system for printing a document from a portable device. During operation, the system obtains the document to be printed. Next, the system obtains a document optical code that identifies the document. Subsequently, the system displays the document optical code on the portable device in such a... Agent: Pvf -- Parc C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20100309506 - Consumable serial number tracking in a managed services hosted environment: A method stores serial numbers within memories of customer replaceable units that are used within printing devices. When one or more of the customer replaceable units are replaced, the method causes the printing devices to output to a computer the serial numbers of the customer replaceable units that are replaced.... Agent: Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC Frederick W. Gibb, Iii, Esq.

20100309512 - Display control apparatus and information processing system: A display control apparatus includes a display control unit configured to cause a display device to display a setting screen page to which a setting information item of a predetermined process is input, and to hide the setting screen page in response to an indication position of a pointing device... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100309515 - Display control apparatus, display control method, and computer-readable storage medium: A display control apparatus includes a detection unit configured to detect a position of a printing apparatus, which is close to or in contact with a display screen, a setting unit configured to set a display area corresponding to a position detected by the detection unit, a generation unit configured... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100309517 - Image forming apparatus and method: Provided is an image forming apparatus including a plurality of resources (for example, circuits) for implementing a plurality of functions and executing jobs in order of priority by using these resources. A conflict judging section determines whether any one of the resources required for a particular one of pending jobs... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100309513 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus (MFP) stores a print job received from a terminal apparatus even after printing (S201 to S203), setting change operations received from the operation section of the image processing apparatus for the stored print job (S204). Whether the image processing apparatus carries out the processing of updating... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100309511 - Image processing apparatus and control method thereof, computer-readable storage medium: An image processing apparatus that applies image processing to image data read from a memory, the image processing apparatus including: an image processing input circuit that acquires a command list from the memory by direct memory access and that outputs a command based on the command list; and an image... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100309521 - Image processing apparatus, control method of image processing apparatus, and storage medium storing therein control program for image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus which can execute an image process which is desired by a client while minimizing a connection time and an interactive communication between the client and the image processing apparatus is provided. To accomplish the above object, according to the invention, there is provided an image processing... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100309518 - Image reading apparatus and network system: An image reading apparatus includes a reading unit; a reading processing unit for reading an image of an original with the reading unit; an operation unit for inputting terminal information of a specific terminal device among a plurality of terminal devices whose terminal information for identification is set in advance;... Agent: Kubotera & Associates, LLC

20100309520 - Image supply device, control method of the device, and printing system: In this invention, to enable printing of an image that has undergone an image process or print process complying with the desire of a user on an image supply device side, real object handles and virtual object handles are set to, of images to be supplied to the printing device,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100309524 - Job processing apparatus, control method, and storage medium: The present invention provides a job processing apparatus which allows a plurality of users to log in, the apparatus including a detection unit configured to detect that a plurality of users has logged in, an accepting unit configured to accept a job execution instruction from a user, a display unit... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100309504 - Method and system for printing documents from a portable device: One embodiment provides a system for facilitating document printing from a portable device. During operation, the system receives a document at a server. Next, the system generates a document optical code corresponding to the document. Subsequently, the system communicates the document optical code to the portable device, thereby allowing the... Agent: Pvf -- Parc C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20100309505 - Method and system for printing documents from a portable device: One embodiment provides a system for facilitating document printing from a portable device. During operation, the system receives at an email server an email which includes an attached document. Next, the system generates at the email server a document optical code associated with the document, wherein the document optical code... Agent: Pvf -- Parc C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20100309508 - Network print-related service: To perform a network print-related service, a client computer requests information relating to locations of print-related services accessible over a public network. The client computer receives identifications of locations at which available print-related services are accessible over the public network. According to the identifications of locations, one of the locations... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100309509 - Print data processing apparatus and print data processing method: A print data processing apparatus includes a memory which stores print data configured page by page. The print data processing apparatus further includes an unnecessary page detection portion configured to detect an unnecessary page from the print data stored in the memory. The unnecessary page includes ruled line data and... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100309523 - Print system motion sensor with feedback control: A print system has a print engine, a presence detector and a controller. The controller receives the signal from the detector, accesses past usage data, and combines the signal and the usage data to adjust operations of the print engine.... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C. - Xerox

20100309522 - Printer control device for controlling concurrently input print data, and printer apparatus with a printer control device: A printer apparatus is provided which receives concurrent input print data from plural input ports without increasing receiving buffer memory. A controller determines whether an image creator is used by other jobs when starting receiving print data through any one of the plural input ports. When not used, print data... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, P.C.

20100309519 - Printer driver program product and information processing apparatus: Setting information of a printer driver and setting information of plug-in software added to the printer driver are stored in different folders from each other, and managed independently of each other. At the time of using a function of the plug-in, the printer driver merges the setting information of the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100309514 - Printer, printer system, printing control method, and computer-readable recording medium having recorded thereon printing control program: A printer includes a communication unit that receives print data via a communication circuit, an environmental information detection unit that detects environmental information indicative of an environmental state at printing, a determination unit that determines whether printing is possible based on the environmental information detected by the environmental information detection... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100309516 - Scanning optical apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same: Provided are a scanning optical apparatus including an incident optical system for guiding a light beam emitted from a light source unit to a deflecting unit, an imaging optical system for imaging, on the surface to be scanned, a light beam deflectively scanned by the deflecting unit, and an optical... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100309507 - Systems and methods for printer configuration management: Systems and methods consistent with disclosed embodiments provide a method for managing a printer configuration menu comprising a plurality of menu options, by associating a menu configuration change field with each menu options, assigning a value to the menu configuration change field, and displaying the menu option as part of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100309510 - Systems, methods and devices for printing from a mobile device: In one embodiment, a method provides for receiving, in association with a user identifier uniquely identifying a user, an indication of at least one printing device and storing the indication of the at least one printing device in association with the user identifier. The method further provides for receiving from... Agent: Fincham Downs, LLC

20100309489 - Media processing device and method of printing of raster data: A method for printing of raster data in a media processing device is disclosed. The method includes identifying an attribute of a set of raster lines of the raster data. The method further includes determining at least one print mode from a plurality of print modes based on the attribute.... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20100309490 - Vibration control technology and interface for computer printers and scanners: Method and apparatus for altering the operation of printers and scanners to reduce vibration and/or acoustics. The technology involves altering the mode of operation of the printer or scanner to be in either “quick”, “quiet” or an intermediate mode. Additionally, means for achieving the different modes of operation are also... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100309491 - Printer and printing system: This disclosure discloses a printer comprising: a host communication device that performs information transmission and reception by wired or wireless communication for the functioning as a host device of a target device; and a target processing portion that performs predetermined processing in accordance with target device information acquired from said... Agent: Day Pitney LLP

20100309492 - Flatbed printer: An inkjet printer (10) is described which includes two substrate support beds (30, 40). The printer can print onto a first substrate on one of the support beds (30) while a second substrate is loaded onto and/or unloaded from the second support bed (40). In this way, the printing operation... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100309498 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer- readable recording medium storing image processing program for generating color tone correction parameter: An image processing apparatus is disclosed that includes a printing procedure request portion configured to request printing of color tone image data in a state where a patch row is arranged in a direction almost parallel with a main scanning direction; an image data obtaining portion configured to obtain scanned... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100309496 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes a setting unit configured to execute a layout setting on first image data, a determination unit configured to determine an image type of second image data, an image processing unit configured, if it is determined, as a result of determination by the determination unit, that... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100309497 - Information processing device and recording medium: An information processing device prints a link source webpage and a link target webpage so that (i) it is easy to grasp, from a printout of these webpages, that these webpages are associated with each other, and (ii) the printout can be easily organized. MFP 1 displays a webpage using... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100309495 - Print control apparatus and method: Whether or not an execution of a print job according to a designated print setting is available is decided based on a result of an output of a sensor of a temperature and humidity. When the print job cannot be executed, an alternative setting is decided and the print job... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100309494 - System and method for analyzing print quality: A method is provided for analyzing the colour quality of a press pull as compared to a contract proof. The contract proof is scanned to create image data including colour data representing a scanned proof image. The press pull is also scanned to create image data including colour data representing... Agent: Dennison Associates

20100309493 - System and method for interactively acquiring optical color measurements for device color profiling: The subject application is directed to a system and method for iteratively acquiring optical color measurements for device color profiling. A first color measurement data set, in a first color space, is received of a measured value for each of L discrete printed color patches in an M row by... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP

20100309525 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes: an image bearing member; an image forming unit configured to form a toner image on the image bearing member based on an image input signal; a detection sensor configured to detect a detection image at multiple density levels, which is formed by the image forming... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100309526 - Reducing iop registration error in a digital document system: What is disclosed is a novel method for reducing errors in IOP registration of a digital document system. In one embodiment, a number of digital pages (10, for example) are received in the image path. For each of a process and lateral direction of a first side of each digital... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20100309527 - Annotation on media sheet indicating functionality to be performed in relation to image on media sheet: A media sheet is scanned. The media sheet has an image and an annotation. The annotation indicates a functionality to be performed in relation to the image. The annotation on the media sheet as scanned is detected. The functionality to be performed in relation to the image is determined in... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100309528 - High productivity single pass scanning system: A scanner enables full productivity and individual image size detection, without user intervention for mixed size originals in both simplex and duplex scanning modes. The scanner provides high-productivity single pass scanning while preserving the image size for each of the document scanned. In addition, the scanner may support duplex scanning... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP Xerox Corporation

20100309529 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a storage unit storing an image and a processing unit performing image processing in each segment of the stored image to obtain a value of each pixel in a predetermined order using calculation results for peripheral pixels processed. At least one segment is a quadrangular... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100309530 - Image reading apparatus: When an original conveying unit that rotates about a rotation center 901 reaches an opening angle 906, an image is read using a line sensor, and a detected object is determined as being white dust on a platen glass. When it further reaches an opening angle 908, an image is... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100309531 - Scanner carrier apparatus: Apparatus for supporting a scanner head, the apparatus comprising: a carrier assembly; a bogey assembly; and a scanner head assembly, comprising a mounting for holding a scanner head; wherein the scanner head assembly and the bogey assembly are both mounted on spring bearings on the carrier assembly such that they... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100309532 - Image reading apparatus having two image sensors: An image reading apparatus for use in an office machine includes a first image sensor and a second image sensor. The first image sensor is disposed in an automatic document feeder of the office machine for sensing and reading a first side of a document. The first image sensor includes... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20100309533 - Method and apparatus for contact image scanning: A method and apparatus are disclosed for scanning documents using a contact image scanner. The imaging apparatus comprises a light source for illuminating the document, a plurality of pixel sensors for generating a signal in response to light incident thereon, a lens for focusing light from the light source reflected... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

  
12/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100302569 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program product: An image forming apparatus includes a direct-transfer control unit that causes a direct-transfer medium and a first image forming unit that forms a single-color image to transfer the single-color image onto either the direct-transfer medium or a transfer sheet; an indirect-transfer control unit that causes an intermediate transfer medium and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100302572 - Image forming apparatus, control method thereof, image forming system, and program: Function information related to a plurality of kinds of functions arranged in a first image forming apparatus is acquired. The acquired function information is displayed. A desired function is designated from the displayed functions. A document containing the identification information is read on the basis of the designated function. The... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100302570 - Image forming device: An image forming device includes a scanner swingable between a closed position to close an upper side of a catch tray of a printer and an opened position to open the upper side of the catch tray, a positioning mechanism having a protruding section formed at one of the printer... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100302571 - Image forming system having information processing apparatus controlling guidance display on image forming apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes: an input device receiving an input of information related to a document to be processed in the image forming apparatus and an input determining manner of output from the image forming apparatus as a result of processing of the document; a process request generating device,... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100302573 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system and computer-readable storage medium: An information processing apparatus receives from a client apparatus a print request including authentication information of a user, and a judging part judges whether a printing related to the print request is enabled using the authentication information, and a sending part sends to the client apparatus information indicating that printing... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20100302574 - Job processing apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium: When it is judged that a predetermined operation for eliminating a cause for stopping a job is being executed, a following job is restricted from being executed prior to a stopped job. A control method for controlling a job processing apparatus for storing received jobs in a storage unit and... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100302576 - Cache optimization mechanism: A method is disclosed. The method includes identifying a received object to be cached, calculating a time to rasterize the object, determining if the rasterize time is greater than a time to reuse a rasterized image of the object, caching the object if the reuse time is greater than the... Agent: Infoprint Solutions/ Blakely

20100302589 - Computer program product, information processing apparatus, printer, and system: A set of files making up a plug-in that is to be added to a base printer driver is stored all together in a single plug-in storage file. While no plug-in is added, the plug-in storage file is kept empty. A file making up the printer driver and the plug-in... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100302591 - Control of a device: A method is disclosed of controlling a function of a device. The device is operative to perform the function in response to a command from a printer. The method starts by printing a control interface containing information relating to the function and coded data. The coded data is indicative of... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100302581 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes a reading section configured to read an original document, a printing section configured to perform duplex printing including printing N sheets on first sides thereof and subsequently printing M sheets on second sides thereof when printing an image of... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100302584 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes an operation unit for inputting an operation; a job storage unit for storing a job correlating the operation to a sequential operation; a control unit for performing the job; a destination storage unit for storing destination information; and an information searching unit for determining whether... Agent: Kubotera & Associates, LLC

20100302582 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: An image forming apparatus includes an application management unit that detects a restricted function of which use by a given user is inhibited from among functions within an application. The image forming apparatus further includes a function monitoring unit that registers the restricted function detected by the application management unit,... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100302588 - Image forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, information processing system, method of controlling image forming apparatus, method of controlling information processing apparatus, and storage medium: An arrangement which is capable of copying a clear toner image formed by a clear toner. In the image forming apparatus, a scanner section of an MFP reads an original. A CPU of the MFP determines whether or not position information indicative of a position where a clear-toner image formed... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100302586 - Image forming apparatus, server apparatus and recording medium: An image forming apparatus includes: a communicator that is capable of communicating with a support terminal for operation support about the image forming apparatus; a controller that records video data consisting of data exchanged with the support terminal in a memory and further records voice data consisting of a conversation... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100302587 - Image printing system, image forming apparatus, printer selection apparatus, terminal apparatus, and recording medium having recorded therein printer driver: A certain PC selects an MFP expected to complete a print job the earliest based on the number of print jobs being spooled in each MFP, and outputs the print job to the selected MFP. Despite this, there occurs a problem that it takes longer time to complete the print... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100302575 - Method and apparatus for distributing a locked print job: A method, apparatus, and system for outputting a locked print job by a printing device connected to a client terminal over a network. The method includes receiving a request to distribute the locked print job to one or more users. The locked print job is generated in response to the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100302577 - Methods and systems for automated cell design in a print production environment: A system for designing cells in a document production environment may include a computing device and a computer-readable medium in communication with the computing device, where the computer-readable medium comprises one or more programming instructions for identifying a plurality of print jobs, comprising one or more functions, where the print... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20100302583 - Output control apparatus, its control method, and computer-readablestorage medium: An output control apparatus which performs output control of data displayed on a display unit includes a detection unit configured to detect an output apparatus located near the display unit, an acquisition unit configured to acquire arrangement position information indicating an arrangement position of the output apparatus, a determination unit... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100302585 - Print control apparatus, print control method, and computer-readable medium: A print control apparatus includes a print job generation unit configured to generate a print job, wherein a final product of the print job comprises a plurality of print parts, wherein the print job generation unit is further configured to cause one or more printers to print the plurality of... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100302579 - Printing and scanning with cloud storage: Methods and system for printing a print job with cloud storage are disclosed. A web print server is provided for accessing a cloud storage server. The web print server is operable to download a print job from the cloud storage server to the web print server. The web print server... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20100302580 - Printing system: A printing system includes a host computer and a server computer communicable with the host computer via a network. The host computer includes a first transmitting unit that transmits image data and position data indicating a position of a storage area in a storage unit. The storage area stores supplementary... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100302578 - System and method of remote machine servicing: A service system for servicing a printing system includes a processor, a printing device, and a computer-readable storage medium in communication with the processor. The computer-readable storage medium may include one or more programming instructions for receiving a request to service the printing device, determining a number of carbon credits... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20100302590 - System for retrieving and printing network documents: A method for providing print-by-reference functionality includes providing a web page from a printer's embedded web server to a web browser, receiving a URL entered into the provided web page, retrieving a printable document corresponding to the URL, and printing the retrieved document.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100302592 - Information processing apparatus, control method thereof, and program: Document data is stored including both permanent pages whose page contents are permanent and variable pages whose page contents vary depending on a plurality of types of records. Print data which includes the variable pages and is to be output to the first printing apparatus serving as a plateless printing... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100302593 - Printing control apparatus, printing control method, and computer-readable storage medium storing program: A printing control apparatus confirms whether a predetermined free space is present to stabilize an operation of a system. If it is determined that the predetermined free space is not present, the printing control apparatus deletes at least a part of stored print data. In a case where the predetermined... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100302595 - Image reproducing apparatus and imaging apparatus: An image reproducing apparatus includes a reproduction control unit which selects n out of given m input images as n output images by evaluating similarity among different input images of the m input images, and outputs the n output images onto a reproduction medium (m is an integer of two... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20100302594 - Real-time image personalization: Systems and methods are described that facilitate real-time personalization of an electronic image by overlaying a text string on a planar surface of an object in the electronic image. A linear or affine transform is executed on a selected text string to position the text string in a reference rectangle... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100302559 - Scanner driver program, information processing apparatus and copy system: The information processing apparatus, which transmits/receives information to/from a scanner and a printer, is operated by an application program for instructing the printer to print an image read by the scanner in alignment with at least one end of a printable range belonging to a print paper size to be... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100302560 - Information processing apparatus, control method and storage medium: There is provided an information processing apparatus wherein if paper used to print a first page of a first print job is not tab paper, the paper of a size equal to the size of the paper used to print the first page is used for a job information sheet... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100302563 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: An image forming apparatus having an accepting unit; a printing unit, which performs a high-speed double-sided print processing operation to print an image on a second recoding medium during a period between when a first side of a first recording medium is printed and when a second side of the... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100302564 - Image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus control method, and program: An image forming apparatus includes a reception unit which receives an electronic document, a generation unit which generates a display list containing edge information indicating the outline of an object contained in the received electronic document, fill information for controlling whether to fill in the inside of the outline of... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100302561 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and program: An image forming apparatus includes a determination unit determining whether an amount of colorant remaining in a container is equal to or greater than a threshold value and a control unit causing a print unit selectively to perform plural double-side printing methods in which at least one of the number... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100302568 - Image processing system, image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus and computer-readable storage medium: Disclosed is an image processing system, comprising: an image processing apparatus to output image data based on an input of a print job; and an image forming apparatus to form an image based on the image data, wherein the image processing apparatus comprises a first control section to output color... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100302566 - Information processing apparatus and control method thereof: An apparatus includes a subset staple setting unit configured to divide one print data into a plurality of subsets and to set a stapling position for each subset, a page layout setting unit configured to set a page layout of the print data, and an adjustment unit configured to adjust,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100302565 - Information processing apparatus, control method, and computer-readable storage medium: An information processing apparatus which can be connected to a printing apparatus and a post-processing apparatus configured to perform post-processing on a sheet output from the printing apparatus includes an identification unit configured to identify a size of the sheet to be changed by executing first post-processing to the sheet... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100302567 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling the information processing apparatus, and control program therefor: An information processing apparatus includes a designation unit configured to designate number-of-copies information indicating a number of copies of print media to be stacked in a lump as a unit via a user interface of a printer driver, and a transmission unit configured to set an attribute of a print... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100302562 - Method, apparatus and computer program for adaptive compensation of a mtf: A method and system for adaptively compensating for the printer MTF. The MTF compensation applied locally depends on the local mean: Several compensated High-pass images are computed for different mean values. Then locally, depending on the value of the low-pass band, one compensation high-pass value is selected for the final... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100302596 - Color look up table adjusting apparatus, recording medium on which a color look up table adjusting program is recorded and color look up table adjusting system: A color look up table adjusting apparatus includes: a color gamut acquisition unit that determines a color gamut from an image output by an image forming apparatus, and determines, from an image output by another image forming apparatus, a position of input color values in a color space as a... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100302597 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: An image forming apparatus and an image forming system are provided. An image forming apparatus or system includes a reception unit configured to receive a print job; a print unit configured to execute the print job received by the reception unit to print an image; an adjustment unit configured to... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100302598 - Image forming apparatus, computer readable medium, and method: Such an image forming apparatus includes an image obtaining section that obtains a source image, a region identifying section that identifies a region, in the source image, that is to be subjected to sharpness enhancement, and an image forming section that forms an image whose region corresponding to the region... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20100302599 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: In order to provide an edge emphasis technique that can eliminate image deterioration of a digital image, an image processing apparatus includes a region setting unit which sets a region including a pixel of interest, a brightness value derivation unit which derives brightness values of the pixels, a first derivative... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100302600 - System and method for embedding information in a printed media: A system and method is disclosed for embedding information in a printed media. The method discloses using a print production system to apply a first set of physical structures for carrying a first data stream onto a media; and using the print production system to apply a second set of... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100302601 - Document creation method and document creation apparatus for reflecting a document structure of a paper document in an electronic document: A document creation method according to this invention includes an image capturing step of capturing image data of each page, a boundary image specifying step of specifying a boundary image serving as the boundary between sets of pages from image data captured in the image capturing step, and a document... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100302602 - Image reading apparatus with function of correcting for variation of light distribution: A correction value determination unit determines a light quantity correction value for each main scanning position of each original based on a reading value obtained by an image reading unit reading a reference member. An anomaly detection unit detects, based on the light quantity correction value with respect to the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100302603 - Methods and systems for transferring information between a movable system and another system: An image forming apparatus, which may be a printer, includes an image acquisition subsystem and a processing subsystem. The image acquisition subsystem includes an imager and a source. The imager is configured to scan an image while the image acquisition subsystem moves with respect to the image forming apparatus and... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/marvell

20100302605 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes: a reading unit outputting an output value based on reflection light from a sheet or a reference member; a white reference value generating unit generating a group of white reference values based on the output value under one of the plurality of reading conditions while... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100302607 - Image reading apparatus and image reading method: An image reading apparatus that optically reads a document includes: multiple line sensors provided approximately parallel to each other and each having light-receiving elements arranged in line form, each line sensor capturing respective line-shaped regions spanning in the main scanning direction of the document in respective color components; a movement... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100302606 - Phase estimation distortion analysis: Disclosed is a method (700) for determining displacements between pixels in a captured image (601) of a reference pattern (501) and corresponding pixels in the reference pattern (501), said method comprising the steps of capturing the image (601) of the reference pattern (501) comprising a source pattern modulated by a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100302604 - System and method for setting data extraction fields for scanner input: The subject application is directed to a system and method setting data extraction fields for scanner input. Electronic document image data is generated from a tangible document that has an associated predefined layout, and a corresponding image is generated on an associated display. A zone area is generated as a... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP

20100302608 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus capable of suppressing deterioration of image quality: A light source lights up at luminance associated with supplied electric current. An electric-current supplying section supplies the light source with electric current. A control section controls the electric-current supplying section. A reading section reads at least one sheet of an original document on which light from the light source... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

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