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Facsimile and static presentation processing March listing by industry category 03/11

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03/31/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20110075175 - Printer and printing method: A clamper clamps an edge of a lenticular sheet and moves in a sub-scanning direction to transport the lenticular sheet. While the lenticular sheet is transported so as to form an image receptor layer on a rear side of the lenticular sheet, a sensor unit is moved in a main-scanning... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110075184 - Color image forming apparatus and image output method: A color image forming apparatus and an image output method capable of producing a PDL output without interfering with the execution of a calibration procedure is provided. A main controller rasterizes PDL data from a network on a DRAM as image data. The main controller determines whether or not a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075181 - Data processing device: To provide a technology enabling a terminal device to use various functions provided in a data processing device without the use of a device driver. A multifunction device executes a process for implementing a function indicated by instruction data when such instruction data is stored in a shared area of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075177 - Image forming apparatus and method thereof: A system is provided in which printer driver update work is not required, and in addition, print queue creation work can be hidden. When a virtual printer driver is installed, a generic printer driver is installed in the system without creating a print queue. Then, for execution of printing, the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075180 - Image processing apparatus that instructs output of read image data, method of controlling the same, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus which is capable of reducing time and labor to configure detailed settings of an output-side device at a read-side device. A controller unit selects an output-side device, requests the selected output-side device to transmit information on output settings, receives the requested information on the output settings... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075179 - Image processing apparatus that performs authentication, authentication method therefor, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus that can perform authentication even in a case where a card reader for use in authentication fails when providing services for a user by performing authentication. When a failure of the card reader that inputs identification information is not detected, authentication is performed in a first... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075182 - Methods and apparatus for print job submission: Methods and apparatus are provided for submitting an electronic document to a printing system that includes a print controller having an input port and a print queue. Methods in accordance with this invention include coupling a portable media device to the input port, the portable media device including an electronic... Agent:

20110075178 - Multi-function apparatus: A multi-function apparatus includes a body, an image reading unit, a document cover and a locking member. The image reading unit is movable between a closed position and an opened position. The document cover is movable between a closed position and an opened position. The locking member is movable to... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075183 - Print and scan sharing paper pick and paper motion control in a multi-function printer: A multi-function printer having a compact size and portable configuration while providing printing, scanning and copying functionalities is disclosed herein. The multi-function printer includes a printer assembly and a scanner assembly configured to cooperatively utilize the same pick and paper movement systems along a common feed or paper path to... Agent:

20110075176 - Printer control apparatus, printer control method, printing system, and storage medium: A printer control apparatus controls plural kinds of printers by use of a universal printer driver which is capable of communicating with the plural kinds of printers via a network and which is capable of supporting the plural kinds of printers. According to the printer control apparatus, a control section... Agent:

20110075185 - Image forming apparatus, computer readable recording medium, and method for improving the detection of input image data formats: An image forming apparatus includes data analyzing units configured to respectively interpret image data in accordance with different corresponding data formats, a drawing processing unit configured to execute a drawing process on the basis of a result of the interpretation, a data format determining unit configured to determine the data... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110075187 - Image processing apparatus, method for controlling the same, and storage medium: To delete unnecessary blank page(s) without changing a desired output layout requested by a user, a CPU of a controller unit sets fixed page image data, as image data of a plurality of consecutive pages whose relationship is to be fixed, among image data of a plurality of pages of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075186 - Image processing apparatus, method performed by image processing apparatus, program product, and recording medium therefor: An image processing apparatus according to the present invention includes a sub communication unit that receives an association process request using wireless communication and executes an association process and includes a main communication unit that performs wireless communication in accordance with association information that is used in the association process... Agent:

20110075188 - Print control apparatus, image forming apparatus and computer readable medium storing program: A print control apparatus includes: a setting unit that sets a determination condition for adding authentication information necessary for performing print processing based on received print data; a determination unit that determines whether or not the received print data matches the determination condition set by the setting unit; and an... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110075189 - Providing authenticated communications to a replaceable printer component: A replaceable printer component includes a first memory device and a communication link. The first memory device stores a first secret. The communication link is configured to communicatively link the first memory device to a printer controller when the replaceable printer component is installed in a printing system. The printing... Agent:

20110075191 - Automatic generation of device-centric distribution lists: A method and system for managing distribution lists rely on the collection of job log data from shared devices, such as networked printers. For each printer, a usage community comprising users of the shared device, can be determined, based at least in part on the job log data. At least... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110075198 - Control apparatus, image forming system, computer readable medium storing program, and control method: A control apparatus includes: an execution controller that links a plurality of print commands with each other, makes an image forming apparatus execute the linked print command as a single print command, cancels execution of a cancel target print command and an unexecuted print command scheduled to be executed after... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110075209 - Controlling device and computer program for controlling device: A controlling device may be configured to perform a wireless setting process for connecting a target wireless printer to a wireless network according to an automatic wireless setting mode, acquire unique identification information of the target wireless printer from the target wireless printer by performing a communication without usage of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075213 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus including a wireless tag reader is described. The wireless tag reader is configured to be located in a first position to read wireless tags associated with consumables when the consumables are inserted into, stationary in, or removed from the image forming apparatus, and in a second... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075214 - Image forming apparatus: A system and method for tracking consumables associated with an image forming device is described. An RFID reader is positioned to read RFID tags associated with the consumables when the consumables are inserted into, stationary in, or removed from the image forming device.... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075199 - Image forming apparatus and multi-job method thereof: A multi job performing method of an image forming apparatus which includes a document feeder which loads and feeds a plurality of documents and an operation panel which is used to set a job option includes loading the documents on the document feeder to separate the documents according to an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110075208 - Image forming apparatus, print instructing apparatus and print instructing method: An image forming apparatus includes: a receiving device receiving print data; a banner page generating function responsive to reception of the print data, for generating a banner page displaying information related to the print data and conditions at the time of forming the image of the page; an image generating... Agent:

20110075204 - Image forming system, image forming apparatus, and image forming apparatus management method: Provided is an image forming system, including an image forming apparatus connected to a communication network and a server connected to the communication network. The image forming apparatus includes a management service processing unit that transmits a registration request for registering the image forming apparatus as a target of a... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110075205 - Information processing apparatus and method thereof: In an environment in which many types of drivers are installed, it is cumbersome for a user to select a desired printer from a printer list displayed on a screen, after the user has issued a printing instruction from an application. In an information processing apparatus in the present invention,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075207 - Information processing apparatus and method thereof: An information processing apparatus is disclosed which spools data received from an application in response to a printing instruction from a user, as intermediate data, controls an installation process for a printer driver compatible with a target printer which performs a printing process, passes the spooled intermediate data to the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075215 - Information processing apparatus capable of printing dynamic objects, method of controlling the same, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus which is capable of easily designating respective moments desired for printing in the case of printing a plurality of dynamic objects each requiring a plug-in. The CPU of the information processing apparatus gives an instruction, to each of a plurality of dynamic objects contained in a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075211 - Information processing apparatus, control method, and storage medium: In a case where both a first group and a second group obtainable by dividing a head rendering object of a second page can be disposed on a same surface of a same paper, the head rendering object of the second page is divided into the first group and the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075210 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling the same, and storage medium: The number of process flows to be registered is reduced and the number of user's operations is reduced in specifying the process flow. A method for controlling an information processing apparatus for executing information processing according to a process flow previously defining a procedure for the information processing includes storing,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075194 - Method and apparatus for transmitting image production device-related information to a remote service facility: A method and apparatus for transmitting image production device-related information to a remote service facility is disclosed. The method may include receiving a request to transmit image production device-related information to a remote service facility, image production device-related information being at least one of registration information, diagnostic information, account information,... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110075190 - Method and system for establishing printer communication: A imaging device is provided having a transceiver adapted to send and receive wireless communication signals and a contact surface. A contact circuit is adapted to detect contact of imaging device with said contact surface. A controller is adapted to enable communication only between the imaging device and detected imaging... Agent:

20110075192 - Method for managing re-assignment of print jobs in case of printer errors: A print shop management method for handling re-assignment of print jobs after a printer error occurs. After a print job is assigned to a printing device, the print shop management system monitors the status of the printers. When a printer error occurs, re-assignment decisions is made based on the severity... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.

20110075195 - Methods of exporting print jobs from a print shop management program: A method implemented in a print shop management system for exporting print jobs from the print shop management program. The exporting method allows selection of an export job ticket format at the time of export. The export job ticket format may be a press device format suitable for consumption by... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.

20110075200 - Preview and modification of printable components of a document at a printing device: An apparatus, method, system and medium are described that support functionality to receive document(s) to be printed at a printing device, and enable editing the document(s) prior to printing. Modifications to the document(s) may be generated based on the user edits, and a print preview of the modified documents may... Agent: Zoran Corporation

20110075212 - Print control apparatus and method: A print control apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive a print job, an allocation unit configured to allocate, based on the print job received by the receiving unit, a printing process in which an image based on the received print job is printed on a printing medium by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075201 - Print control program, print control method, printer, and printing system: a third step of enabling one or more of resource saving functions to be selected only if the specified post-treatment function is not selected, and of starting printing if another start instruction is detected after enabling the resource saving function/s to be selected.... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075216 - Printing control system and printing system: A printing control system includes: operation means configured to enter a first printing condition including the number of page images to be printed on one side or both sides of one printing sheet; and control means. The control means determines whether or not the first printing condition corresponds to any... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075202 - Printing device with job cancellation function: A printing device includes a job receiving portion, a printing portion, a control portion and an instruction receiving portion. The job receiving portion is configured to receive a printing instruction of a printing job. The printing portion is configured to print the printing job. The control portion is configured to... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075197 - System and method for managing resource consumption during print production: A system and method is disclosed for managing resource consumption during print production. The method discloses receiving a print job and a set of print job constraints; calculating a set of printing resources required to produce a print job output from the print job according to the set of print... Agent:

20110075193 - System and method for monitoring output of printing devices: A printing device is provided with an imager to capture an output image of the paper after it is printed on. The output image is compared to an input image representing the image being printed to detect any artifacts in the output image and to determine the type of the... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.

20110075196 - Systems & methods for providing variable data printing (vdp) using dynamic font downgrading: Apparatus and methods for providing downgraded fonts for VDP printing application are described. A server system may be configured to generate and/or select a set of downgraded rasterized fonts for delivery to a client system in order to provide limited client-side WYSIWIG display functionality using the downgraded fonts. A client... Agent: Printable Technologies, Inc.

20110075206 - Terminal and computer program: A terminal on which a device driver for a device is installed, comprising an obtaining section obtaining, from the device, setting method information for a first IP address that is currently set to the device; and a port generating section generating a port corresponding to the device when the device... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075203 - Terminal device to be connected with internet: A terminal device may comprise a memory configured to store a browser application including a first program and a second program, and a processor comprising a first processing unit and a second processing unit. The first processing unit configured to acquire specific data from the internet and display a browser... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075218 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling information processing apparatus, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus, which includes a storage unit having a plurality of data areas, includes a measurement unit configured to measure a first data access speed in a first data area of the storage unit and a second data access speed in a second data area of the storage... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075217 - Systems and methods for managing data in complex containers: Systems and methods for managing data in complex containers permit atomic addition of a plurality of data items to the containers. Each data item can occupy contiguous memory locations, although the plurality of data items may be mutually discontiguous. The method comprises creating a package object, which comprises an externally... Agent:

20110075219 - Printing device: The printing device includes an original data acquiring unit, a first determining unit, a first data generating unit, and a printing unit. The original data acquiring unit is configured to acquire original data representing at least two related objects on a worksheet. The first determining unit is configured to determine... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075160 - In place line splitting process and method for multiple beam printers: A method of rasterizing a print image plane for a multiple beam printer engine, which comprises the steps of receiving an image having a plurality of lines of print data for processing by the printer engine, and performing a print image plane rasterization. The print image plane rasterization includes (a)... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.

20110075161 - Apparatus for jetting droplet and apparatus for jetting droplet using nanotip: The present invention provides a droplet jetting apparatus which jets fluid in a droplet shape. The apparatus includes a main body (100), which has a chamber (110) for containing fluid. The main body further has at least one nozzle (120) which communicates with the chamber and jets a droplet onto... Agent: Konkuk University Industrial Cooperation Corp.

20110075162 - Exposure averaging: A method for capturing an image in a multi-color printing system, the method includes the steps of providing a test pattern on a print media having a plurality of test patterns aligned in a first direction in a repeating pattern; providing an image capture device having a shutter that controls... Agent:

20110075167 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: An image forming apparatus comprising an image forming unit that forms an image based on a processing batch, a measurement unit, which interrupts the processing batch to form a density pattern by controlling the image forming unit, and which obtains density adjustment data by measuring the density pattern, and an... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075170 - Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus using same: When an image forming apparatus sequentially reads the document images of a plurality of pages, forms images on sheets and outputs the sheets (aggregation mode and similar), the image forming apparatus compares, for partial data of the data for a plurality of pages generated by a reading device, coded partial... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110075174 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: The image processing apparatus executes quantization processing of second multi-valued image data that corresponds to a second relative movement of a plurality of relative movements based on first multi-valued image data that corresponds to a first relative movement of the plurality of relative movements, and executes quantization processing of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075168 - Image processing apparatus, image processing apparatus control method, and storage medium: An apparatus includes a conveyance unit configured to convey a document, a first detection unit configured to detect a first deviation amount of the conveyed document by a leading edge of the document, a first correction unit configured to correct deviation of the conveyed document if the first deviation amount... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075165 - Image processing system, image processing method and computer readable medium: An image processing system includes a plurality of intermediate data generating sections that analyzes distributed data of document data described in a page description language, and generates intermediate data; and a plurality of drawing data generating sections that acquires the intermediate data from the plurality of intermediate data generating sections... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110075166 - Preview of a document with printable components at a printing device based on its printing capability: An apparatus, method, system and medium are described that support functionality to receive document(s) to be printed at a printing device, and enable editing the document(s) prior to printing. Modifications to the document(s) may be generated based on the user edits, and a print preview of the modified documents may... Agent: Zoran Corporation

20110075172 - Print information acquiring method, print information acquiring apparatus, profile generating method, and computer-readable recording medium with program recorded therein: An association table is generated which associates print information with color values. Print information of a print is encoded into target color values based on the generated association table. Image data of management patches having the target color values are added to image data for printing the print. The print,... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110075171 - Printing apparatus and calibration method: A printing apparatus is adapted to form a printed image by forming ink dots based on an ink amount specified for each of a plurality of pixels forming image data. The determination unit is configured to analyze the image data and to determine at least one color patch to be... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110075169 - Printing apparatus, printing apparatus control method, and storage medium: A printing apparatus includes: an input unit configured to input images of a plurality of pages; and a printing unit configured to execute, if the images of the plurality of pages include a color page image, printing on a plurality of sheets based on the images of the plurality of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075173 - Profile generating apparatus, profile generating method, computer-readable recording medium with profile generating program recorded therein, and printing system: A group of spectral data of print mediums and a group of laminating film spectral data are stored, which correspond to a plurality of colors on a color chart. The type of print medium and the type of laminating film are entered. From the group of spectral data of print... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110075164 - Systems and methods for enhanced printing of online content: Methods disclosed permit the printing of online content in a manner that optimally uses printer capability. A method for printing web page content can comprise: receiving a print request for a first print data associated with the web page at a printer, wherein the print request includes the web-page URL;... Agent:

20110075163 - Systems and methods of color conversion with gray values: Methods and systems herein provide for the color conversion of image data with various levels of gray values, such as text. Such color conversion includes generating a CMYK conversion model by defining a gray region in the perceptual color space of the image data to convert the gray values of... Agent:

20110075220 - Image processing device and image processing method: The digital complex machine is constructed to split data corresponding to an image read by the image reading unit and output a split image separately from a read image. A split image is extracted by the partial image extracting unit on the basis of area designation by the user through... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075221 - Image processing device, computer program product including image processing program embodied on computer readable medium, and image forming apparatus: An image processing device include a memory, a rasterizer and a color space converter. The rasterizer is configured to generate raster data expressed in a first color space by rendering an object in the memory. The color space converter is configured to convert the raster data from the first color... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075222 - Smoothly changing gray levels in color transforms: Systems and methods, including computer software products, for processing gray colors in a conversion between color spaces involve identifying a non-pure gray color value in a color space that represents a substantially gray color. The methods further include converting the non-pure gray color value to a corresponding pure gray color... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated

20110075223 - Color selecting method, image processing method, image processing apparatus, and recording medium: A color selecting method, an image processing method, an image processing apparatus, and a recording medium are provided. Color comparing conditions for a color chart are designated, and image data are generated to print first, second and third color charts in which color patches having colors corresponding respectively to different... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110075224 - Image reading apparatus, personalizing method, program, and storage medium: An image reading apparatus which can improve the operability in making various settings required for direct transmission of read image data to services on the Internet. The image reading apparatus is connected to at least one external service, which provides at least one service for image data output from the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075226 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus is provided. The image processing apparatus includes a lower unit, an upper unit, a joint piece to connect the upper unit with the lower unit, a flat cable, and a holder piece, which is movable with respect to one of the upper unit and the lower... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075227 - Image scanning device: An image scanning device includes a first image scanning unit, a second image scanning unit, a first storing unit, a second storing unit, a number of line determining unit, a determining unit, and a processing unit. The first image scanning unit is configured to scan an image on one of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075225 - Methods and systems to provide proxy scan services to legacy devices: Systems and methods are disclosed for enabling legacy devices to consistently and reliably operate within a distributed scan environment using proxy scan services. A proxy scan service is communicatively coupled between a scan management service and a scanner. Information transmitted between the scan management service and the scanner is intercepted... Agent:

20110075228 - Scanner having connected and unconnected operational behaviors: Information is scanned to a scanner memory. A user of the scanner is signaled when sufficient information has been obtained to determine at least one action associated with the scanned information.... Agent:

20110075229 - Image reader: An image reader includes a loading unit including a first transparent member that has a loading surface on which a document sheet is placed, a reading unit that includes light receiving elements arranged in a first direction under the first transparent member and is configured to move in a second... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075232 - Image forming apparatus: Four mounting units are linearly disposed in a machine body of an image forming apparatus. First and second platen covers that differ from each other in weight also differ from each other in interval between support units. The first platen cover can be mounted on the machine body using the... Agent: Murata Machinery, Ltd.

20110075231 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes a document feed unit that can adopt a first attitude to sandwich a document against a document table and a second attitude to release the document. An attitude detection unit detects the attitude of the document feed unit. A document detection unit detects whether a... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110075230 - Multi-function apparatus: an multi-function apparatus includes a body, an openable image reading unit and an openable document cover. The image reading unit includes a locking member including a first engaging portion capable of engaging the body and a second engaging portion capable of engaging the document cover. The locking member is configured... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110075233 - Image reading device, method, and computer readable medium for the same: An image reading device comprising: a carrying unit; a reading unit; a first obtaining unit to obtain a first value representing a ground color of a first face of the document; a first judgment unit to judge whether to execute correction for the ground color of the first face; a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

  
03/24/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20110069325 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing method and computer readable medium: An image processing apparatus includes: a printing unit that prints image information containing two or more colors with a plurality of color information corresponding to a plurality of specified colors; and a changing unit that changes, when a total toner amount is larger than a threshold value, at least one... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110069337 - Printing control method: When multiple print jobs that include banner printing are combined and prescribed manipulation settings are specified, data for banner printing is processed separately of the multiple items of print data and the multiple items of print data are combined into a single item of print data, and newly created data... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069338 - Print system, control method therefor, information processing apparatus, control method therefor, program for implementing the control method, and storage medium storing the control program: A print system which are capable of inhibiting simultaneous use of the encrypted print and the box storage to thereby increase the security of print data. A host computer has an encryption function of encrypting print data, and issues a print job for the print data encrypted by the encryption... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069340 - Communication system, communication device, and computer readable storage media for information displaying device and for the communication device: A communication system including a communication device, and a plurality of information displaying devices capable of receiving status information of a communication device is provided. Each information displaying device includes a first judging unit to judge whether the received status information includes error settling information, a first display unit to... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069351 - Creating data associating a surface with information printed on the surface: A system is disclosed for creating association data associating document information with a surface of a print medium the document information is printed upon. The system has a printer for printing the document information onto the surface of the print medium. The print medium has tags on respective surfaces of... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20110069348 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes an image formation section that receives print data and forms an image corresponding to the print data on a recording material, a display section that receives display data and displays a screen image corresponding to the display data, a storage section that stores the print... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110069345 - Image forming apparatus for packet capture system, and control method and storage medium therefor: An image forming apparatus that enables a plurality of image forming apparatuses to acquire packet data according to an operation of the image forming apparatus. A packet acquisition control unit of a first image forming apparatus gives a packet acquisition unit of the first image forming apparatus a packet acquisition... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069342 - Image processing apparatus, control method therefor and program: The present invention provides an image processing apparatus that reduces a memory region for image processing and a processing load when transferring image data to image processing unit; and a control method therefor. To accomplish this, the image processing apparatus inputs an image, divides the image input by the input... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069344 - Information processing apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium: This invention provides an information processing apparatus that reduces user operations and also the processing load on an image forming apparatus upon instructing the image forming apparatus to execute pull-print processing, and a control method thereof. To accomplish this, the information processing apparatus is connected to an image forming apparatus... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069347 - Method and system for managing image data, image processing apparatus, and computer-readable storage meduim for computer program: An image processing apparatus includes a display state data obtaining portion obtaining display state data indicating a state of a displayed image that is an image electrically displayed on electronic paper, a display termination control portion controlling the electronic paper to finish displaying the displayed image, a write image data... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110069346 - Method, system, and apparatus for outputting image, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: A system for outputting an image includes first and second image output apparatuses. The first image output apparatus includes a display processing portion that displays an image to be outputted on electronic paper based on a first condition under which a job to output the image is executed, a conditions... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110069339 - Network printing communication method and apparatus: A method and apparatus that provides means for printer communication. The method and apparatus includes receiving, based on a user logging onto a client device and submitting a print job from the client device, a first print job owner information and logged-on user information, wherein, the first print job owner... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069341 - Print control device and controlling method thereof: A method to control a print control device having a universal printer driver is provided. The present method comprises searching a plurality of image forming apparatuses, displaying the first list including the searched image forming apparatuses, if the first image forming apparatus is selected from the first list, displaying a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20110069349 - Print data processing apparatus, print data processing method, and storage medium: A print data processing apparatus includes a first processor configured to read print data and perform print data processing on the read print data, and a second processor which operates in parallel with the first processor and is configured to stop the print data processing if an instruction to wait... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069350 - Printing method: An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit for receiving a control command including first identification information; an identification information obtaining unit for obtaining the first identification information from the control command thus received; a storage unit for storing second identification information related to a specific user; an identification information... Agent:

20110069343 - System, information processing apparatus, and printing apparatus: The present invention provides a mechanism capable of executing print processing by appropriately selecting, in accordance with the power state of a printing apparatus, the first printing mode in which the printing apparatus performs print processing regardless of whether a predetermined condition is satisfied, or the second printing mode in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069352 - Image forming apparatus: In the image forming apparatus, when the document data is developed to generate the print data in order to print out by the document data, the possibility of repeated requests to print out by the document data is determined by whether or not the document data is stored in the... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110069354 - Printing system utilizing cartridge pre-stored with identifiers with identifying printed pages: A printer system for printing pages belonging to an interactive page system includes a cartridge comprising a data storage area in which is pre-stored a range of identifiers, each identifier being unique throughout the interactive page system; and a printer comprising an interface for receiving the cartridge, a reader for... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20110069353 - System for handling image data, image processing system, image processing apparatus, method for providing image data, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image processing system performs a specific process on first image data to generate second image data, and estimates, if it is specified that the second image data is to be stored into a portable storage medium, a necessary time for the second image data to be generated. If the... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110069326 - Image processing apparatus, control method and computer-readable medium storing a program: An image processing apparatus which performs reduction processing for rendering data in accordance with a reduction ratio, the apparatus comprises edge extraction unit that extracts edges from a contour of an object in the rendering data; saved line specification unit that specifies, out of lines including the edges extracted by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069327 - Method and apparatus for forming image: According to one embodiment, a printer including, an image carrier configured to hold an a first color image and a second color image in a state in which the images overlap each other and configured to move the overlapping the first color image and the second color image to a... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069332 - Color selecting method, image processing method, image processing apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium storing program: It is determined whether an entered designated color is a color within a gamut of a printing machine or not. If the designated color is judged as being not a color within the gamut, then the designated color is mapped to converted colors within the gamut according to a plurality... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110069333 - Color selecting method, image processing method, image processing apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium storing program: Image data used for printing a designated color adjusting color chart having color patches with a printing machine are generated, color values and positions of the color patches being associated with each other. A patch selection image simulating the positions of the color patches on the color chart is displayed.... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110069330 - Image forming apparatus and processing method thereof: A determination is performed as to whether a media setting contained in settings information of an input print job is a standard media setting for which a standard medium is to be used or a custom media setting for which a custom medium different from the standard medium is to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069329 - Image forming apparatus, print apparatus and computer readable medium storing program: An image forming apparatus includes an image output unit that outputs an image to a continuous paper; a generator that generates an image based on a print instruction by executing drawing processing; a determining unit that determines an image layout to output a plurality of images on the continuous paper... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd.

20110069335 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing method includes determining one or more candidate pixels having variation of brightness in a first direction, among a plurality of pixels constituting an input image, the variation of brightness exceeding a first reference value, determining a certain region in which the total number of candidate pixels existing... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110069331 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An apparatus for converting a monochrome image into a color image includes a selection portion that select, for a plurality of attributes, individual colorization methods from among a plurality of colorization methods that are defined individually such that the plurality of colorization methods correspond to at least one attribute among... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110069336 - Method of identifying a target simplex: A method and system identify a target simplex (T7) and interpolate inputs of points (214, 216, 218) of the target simplex (T7) to identify a combination of inputs that achieves a target result (TR).... Agent:

20110069334 - Printing apparatus and printing method: A printing apparatus includes an obtaining unit, a printing unit and a consideration request unit. The obtaining unit is configured and arranged to obtain image data of an object and target spectral characteristics information relating to the object. The printing unit is configured and arranged to print an image of... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110069328 - System and method for creating a data-bearing image: A system for creating a data-bearing image can include a reference image generator configured to apply a clustered-dot halftone screen to a continuous-tone image. The resulting reference halftone image includes carrier cells in which a pixel cluster can be shifted to at least two shift positions in the carrier cell.... Agent:

20110069355 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Image processing apparatus and image processing method for formation of high quality image by high-speed error diffusion processing by execution of more complicated threshold condition processing in a simple manner. When error diffusion processing is performed on multivalued image data having plural density components and the result of processing is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069356 - Image processing apparatus, method for controlling the same, and program therefor: A control method for controlling an image processing apparatus capable of transmitting image data using any one of a plurality of communication protocols includes holding, in a holding unit, management information for managing a destination of image data to be transmitted and a communication protocol associated with the destination, displaying... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069357 - Printing system with improved scanning functionality: A method and system including a scanning subsystem for scanning a plurality of documents with a plurality of corresponding images is presented. The system further includes an image generation subsystem for automatically generating (1) a plurality of thumbnail images corresponding to the plurality of documents scanned with the scanner, and... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110069358 - Solid-state imaging device: To control the potential distribution generated in a well at the time of amplification and reduce a shading in a solid-state imaging device of amplification type, the amplification type solid-state imaging device of the present invention comprises a plurality of picture elements each including photoelectric conversion elements formed in a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110069359 - Apparatus and method for detecting and compensating for multi-fed document scanning errors: An image reading apparatus includes a document tray, first and second output trays, first and second conveyance paths, a conveying roller, a switch unit that changes a destination of documents to one of the first and second conveyance paths, a multi-feed determination unit that determines whether the documents are in... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

  
03/17/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20110063644 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus including an image reading unit to read an image of a document, disposed in an upper portion of the image forming apparatus; an image forming unit to form the image on a sheet, disposed below the image reading unit; at least upper and lower sheet roll... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20110063645 - Image forming apparatus, image formation supporting system, and image formation supporting method: When an initial communication program is started, a handheld device searches for image forming apparatuses within its communicable range. Then, upon receiving a response of that inquiry from an image forming apparatus, the handheld device requests the image forming apparatus for an image-forming-apparatus control program for handheld devices according to... Agent:

20110063647 - Image-formation control device, image-formation control method, and computer program product: A device includes: a receiver receiving a displacement of an image formation target area in a sub-scanning direction from a reference position on a continuous form with side portions having holes and with a page boundary per a length; a calculator calculating marker lengths of markers marking upper and lower... Agent:

20110063646 - Recording medium, information processing apparatus and function simulation method of image processing apparatus: A computer readable recording medium has a simulation program installed on an information processing apparatus to allow the information processing apparatus to simulate one or more than one function of an image processing apparatus. The simulation program includes: an actual process library that allows the information processing apparatus to simulate... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110063648 - Secured document transmission: Systems and methods for securing a document for transmission are discussed. In one embodiment, a document is checked for an indication of confidentiality. The document is then passed to a secure driver, in response to a finding of the indication of confidentiality. The document is passed to a non-secure driver,... Agent:

20110063653 - Image forming apparatus, image reading apparatus, and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus of the invention includes a read unit to read an original document, a storage unit to store an image file of the original document read by the read unit, a control unit to control storage and readout of the image file into and from the storage... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063652 - Image forming device, control method, and program for image forming device: When a control code detection unit detects a control code, an image storage unit stores the image data of pages that are entered after the page with the control code added thereto. A control code decision unit decides the content of control for the output processing of the image data... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20110063651 - Job management system, information processing apparatus, and information processing method: Disclosed is a job management system having plural information processing apparatuses connected to each other via a network capable of transmitting and receiving information. The information processing apparatus include a job control unit that selects one of the plural information processing apparatuses to execute a requested job based on user's... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20110063649 - Printer and task control method: According to one embodiment, a printer includes a direct current power input unit supplied with direct current, a rechargeable battery capable of being charged with the direct current power inputted from the direct current power input unit, and a task priority changing unit capable of determining the operational priority of... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063650 - Printing system and method: A printing system includes a terminal device and a printer device. The terminal device includes a generation module configured to generate image data, a computation module configured to compute check digit data based on the image data, and a transmission module configured to append the check digit data to the... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063672 - Apparatus and method for log management, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An apparatus for log management includes an obtaining portion that obtains a first log of a process that has been performed, a second log generating portion that creates a second log by replacing confidential information, which is contained in the first log and is to be kept secret, with second... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110063673 - Apparatus and method for outputting image, and computer-readable storage meduim for computer program: An apparatus for outputting an image is provided. The apparatus includes a detection portion that detects a state of electronic paper placed on a predetermined location, and a transmission portion that sends, to the electronic paper, image data for displaying an image depending on the state of the electronic paper.... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110063658 - Control method, information processing apparatus, and computer-readable medium: A control method of an information processing apparatus in which a plurality of printer drivers for setting set values in setting items of print data to be output by a printing apparatus are installed, the method comprises: under the control of an operating system having a function of controlling the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063659 - Control method, information processing apparatus, and computer-readable medium: A control method comprises an item determination step of determining, upon switching of output target printing apparatuses between a plurality of printing apparatuses corresponding to the plurality of printer drivers, whether or not setting items in setting information before switching and setting items according to a printing apparatus after switching... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063656 - Image data signal transmission apparatus and image data signal transmission system: An image data signal transmission apparatus includes plural circuit elements, a configuration unit, an instruction receiving unit and a signal transmission unit. The configuration unit combines ones of the plural circuit elements to configure one of plural kinds of signal transmission circuits which have different transmission characteristics from each other... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110063676 - Image forming apparatus associating with other apparatuses through network: In an image forming apparatus, screen information for displaying a plurality of function options available for a predetermined process is generated. A screen generating program and option information showing the plurality of function options is transmitted in response to an request from an apparatus that is connected through a network... Agent:

20110063667 - Image forming apparatus, printing job carrying out method and computer readable information recording medium: An image forming apparatus associating user identification information with printing jobs and carrying out the printing jobs previously stored, obtains specifying information that specifies the user identification information when a portable recording medium that stores the specifying information is set; requests an authentication part to authenticate the user by using... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20110063670 - Image forming system: An image forming system comprises: a processing portion provided with a function to execute jobs related to image formation; a position information acquisition portion for identifying a location where the processing portion is installed; a storage portion for storing an area and a function restricted in the area in association... Agent:

20110063674 - Information processing apparatus and computer-readable medium including computer program: An information processing apparatus is connected via a network to both an MFP and a virtual-space management server that manages a virtual space that contains a virtual device that is created by virtualizing the MFP. The information processing apparatus includes a display control unit that displays map information on a... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20110063663 - Method for printing document of mobile terminal through printer, and mobile terminal therefor: A method for printing a document of a mobile terminal without a separate printer setup is provided. The method includes performing a wireless auto-connection between a mobile terminal and a printer located near the mobile terminal, and when the mobile terminal transmits a document to be printed to the printer,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110063657 - Print apparatus and method of controlling the apparatus and program thereof: The present invention provides a print apparatus and a method of controlling the print apparatus for receiving and processing a job including a setting for post-processing for printed sheets printed in the print process. The print apparatus determines whether or not there is an unexecutable post-processing in a plurality of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063664 - Print setting support apparatus and print setting support method: A print setting support apparatus includes a content information acquisition section to acquire print content information relating to a content of a printing scheduled to be executed, a determination section to determine, based on the print content information acquired by the content information acquisition section, whether specified favorite setting is... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063677 - Print workflow automation: Illustrative systems and methods provide a graphical user interface for establishing parameters for printing and finishing print jobs. In an illustrative system and method, print job parameters are defined, for example: by establishing print parameters corresponding to the position of a document in a print job and/or the position of... Agent:

20110063662 - Printer and print data generation method: According to one embodiment, a printer includes a storage unit which stores a format file having a plurality of fields respectively including data of a certain number of digits. The printer further includes a setting unit which associates a certain range of digits in a first field of the format... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063660 - Printer driver, information processing apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium recording therein printer driver: A printer driver includes an assigning unit that assigns a setting value based on storage location information specifying a storage location for each setting value; a compressing unit that converts each of the setting values thus assigned to have a format identifying each storage location, and generates compressed data therefrom;... Agent:

20110063661 - Printer driver, information processing apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium: A printer driver includes a job command generation module storage unit that stores therein a plurality of job command generation modules for generating a job command, a drawing command generation module storage unit that stores therein a plurality of drawing command generation modules for generating a drawing command to instruct... Agent:

20110063668 - Printing control apparatus, printing control method, and storage medium: To make it easier for a user to print at an intended printing apparatus when performing printing with a printing apparatus which is managed by a server, among printers which were accessed by the user who is a request source, and are at the same location as that specified by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063675 - Printing device, printing method, and computer program product: A printing device comprising: a data acquiring unit configured to acquire image data; an image processing unit configured to generate display image data and printing image data based on the image data by with pixel value of a pixel at a first position in an image of the printing image... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110063665 - Printing system, printing device, program and storage medium: A printing system including a plurality of host devices and a plurality of printing devices connected. The printing system includes: a storage unit; a first storage processing unit for storing, in the storage unit, a print status of a print job; an information updating unit for monitoring the plurality of... Agent:

20110063669 - Program, recording medium, information processing apparatus, and information processing system: A disclosed information processing apparatus in which a printer driver for a plurality of printers is installed includes a change instructing unit instructing a port monitor, which outputs print data acquired from the printer driver to a preset output destination, to set a changed output destination, an identification information acquiring... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20110063671 - Recording device, control method for a recording device, and a program: A recording device, a control method for a recording device, and a program can record even when recording using a font that is not internally stored by the recording device is specified. A printer 2 that records on a recording medium using a font specified by a host computer 4... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110063655 - Scan data workflow processing: Systems and methods are disclosed for scan workflow processing to correctly and reliably generate a final output for a user. A workflow control service identifies capabilities of one or more devices for performing post processing steps defined in a scan workflow. An image scanner is utilized to scan a document... Agent:

20110063666 - System and method for amending and extending hierarchical structures of documents: A method is provided for presenting documents using a binder file stored on a computer-readable storage medium where the documents in the binder file are presentable within a graphical interface that appears as a notebook binder. The method includes opening a printer driver; selecting a binder file from an interface... Agent: Global Graphics Software Limited

20110063678 - System and method for controlled monitoring of pending document processing operations: A system and method for controlled monitoring of pending document processing operations is provided. Each document processing request received by a document processing device is assigned a job name and is associated with a user which together make up a job identification. A user then logs onto the document processing... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063654 - System and method of sorting print jobs: The present disclosure is directed to method and systems of sorting print jobs for assignment to a plurality of printers having different printing characteristics. Print jobs can be received, sorted based on the print parameters of the print jobs, combined into print job groupings based on printing prioritizations, and sent... Agent:

20110063680 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program product: An image forming apparatus includes: a request signal generating unit that generates a predetermined timing signal and transmits a request signal for a specified number of times for requesting line-by-line image data during a time interval at which the timing signal is generated; and a memory control unit that sequentially... Agent:

20110063679 - Image processing apparatus: Disclosed is an image processing apparatus to generate printing data, comprising: a storage section to store the image data and reference data; a printing data generating section to generate the printing data based on the image data and the reference data; and a control section to output an address of... Agent:

20110063681 - Image processing apparatus and computer readable medium storing program: An image processing apparatus includes: a document image acquisition unit that acquires a document image; an additional information image acquisition unit that acquires an additional information image in which additional information added to the document image acquired by the document image acquisition unit is represented with a dot array of... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110063682 - Print apparatus, print control apparatus and image processing apparatus: When a combining instruction for combining first image data with second image data being stored in a print apparatus is accepted, a processing parameter that has been set for the second image data to be combined with the first image data is obtained, and a determination is made of whether... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063629 - Image processing apparatus and computer readable medium storing program: An image processing apparatus includes: a reception unit that receives an image in gray-level representation with respect to a pixel; a determination unit that determines a deviation direction of a pixel value of the pixel in the image received by the reception unit; and a processing unit that performs processing... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110063630 - Information processing apparatus and control method thereof, and program: Bleed widths are set for finishing pages. Bleed regions including the finishing pages are determined based on the set bleed widths for the finishing pages, and the size of the finishing page. The allocation of manuscript data is determined to align the center of the manuscript data to be allocated... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063640 - Calibration performed in image formation apparatus to maintain image quality: An image formation apparatus performs calibration to maintain image quality. An adding unit performs addition processing to add an arbitrary type of printing medium different from a printing medium designated in advance as a printing medium usable for the calibration. A storage unit stores characteristic information indicating characteristics of each... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063635 - Color facsimile apparatus: According to one embodiment, a color facsimile apparatus includes a printer portion that performs color print and monochrome print of a received image of a color facsimile signal transmitted from a certain outgoing listed number, an outgoing detecting portion that receives the facsimile signal to detect the outgoing listed number,... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063633 - Color printer calibration for multiple mediums: Methods and systems herein provide for calibrating for a plurality of different paper types. In one embodiment, a system for calibrating a printer includes a measurement module operable to detect colors printed on a first tangible medium by the printer and convert the detected colors to a detected color characterization.... Agent:

20110063638 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes a reading unit that reads image data; a counting unit; a non-cumulative counting unit; a non-cumulative frequency storing unit; a cumulative value calculation unit; a cumulative value storing unit; and a print range determination unit, wherein the cumulative value calculation unit does not change the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110063634 - Method for calibrating a multi-color printing machine: Described is a method for calibrating a position of a first register line in a register mark for a multi-color printing machine, said first register line consisting of a first color that does not offer sufficient contrast with respect to a printing material in order to allow a detection above... Agent:

20110063643 - Method for detecting errors in individual color separation images of a multi-color printing machine: A method for detecting errors in individual color separation images of a multi-color printing machine, in particular an electrophotographic printing machine, comprising a plurality of printing units, is described. Using this method, first a plurality of first register lines is printed with a first printing unit, and a plurality of... Agent:

20110063642 - Method for storing and reading data: A method for storing data is described, wherein the data to be stored is printed in the form of a dot pattern comprising a plurality of dots onto the surface of an imprintable medium using a printing device, wherein the dot pattern comprises at least one dot pattern block covering... Agent: Crossmedia Solution Gmbh & Co.kg

20110063631 - Methods and system for improved color characterization: Methods and systems are presented for characterizing a printer, display or other color reproduction device in which parametric and nonparametric forward color transforms are generated to construct a forward color device transform to characterize the mapping of CMYK input data to La*b* data of the device, with the parametric transform... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110063637 - Print controller: A print controller includes a controlling unit, storage unit, subject pixel data determining unit, converting unit, and adjusting unit. The controlling unit controls a printing unit to print an image on a recording medium by using a black ink and M chromatic color inks. The black ink reproduces black defined... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063636 - Printing apparatus: A printing apparatus comprising: a printing unit configured to perform a print processing based on a full-color mode and a non-full-color mode, the print processing being performed, in the full-color mode, based on coloring materials of a plurality of color and by using all the coloring materials required for printing... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063641 - Printing apparatus, printing program and printing method: There is provided a printing apparatus which is configured to control a basic color in performing the basic color in a printing medium. The printing apparatus includes: a table in which a correspondence relationship between a grayscale value in image data of the basic color and a color material amount... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110063639 - System, method, and computer-readable recording medium for executing printing with image forming apparatus: A data processing system includes: an image forming apparatus including a service part configured to receive a first printing attribute and printing data and set the first printing attribute to the printing data, the first printing attribute being commonly used among different types of image forming apparatuses, a control part... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20110063632 - Systems and methods for building a color lookup table for a printer: Color separation systems and methods improve color constancy and smoothness of a color lookup table (LUT) for a printer. A plurality of nodes of the LUT may be defined in colorimetric space, and the nodes out of the printer gamut may be mapped to the printer gamut surface. A set... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110063683 - Image forming apparatus: There is provided an image forming apparatus that performs gradation correction, including a pattern forming unit that forms, on an image carrier, rows of area coverage modulation patterns having patterns of different gradation values in steps by area coverage modulation method; a toner adhering amount detecting unit that measures toner... Agent:

20110063684 - Printing apparatus, printing data generating apparatus, printing method and program thereof: A printing apparatus is adapted to perform printing of image data corresponding to a plurality of pixels representing a predetermined image. The printing apparatus includes a halftone processing section including a comparison section and an error diffusion section. The comparison section is configured to compare, for at least one of... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110063685 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing system, computer program and recording medium recording the computer program, for embedding digital watermark information in image data and controlling output of embedded digital waterm: An image processing apparatus capable of embedding digital watermark information in image data and capable of controlling output of the embedded digital watermark information is provided. The image processing apparatus is adapted to include: a unit for generating image data with hidden picture, embedding, in a least significant bit plane... Agent:

20110063686 - Image forming apparatus and computer readable medium: An image forming apparatus including a scanning unit, an image data synthesizing unit, and a printing unit is described. The scanning unit reads a first image, generates first image data representing the first image, reads a second image and generates second image data representing the second image. The image data... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063687 - Controlling image processing for data transmission: An apparatus, system, and method of transmitting original image data are disclosed. According to section size information, dividing information of the original image data is generated. The original image data is classified into multiple sets of original image data files using the dividing information. A plurality of section image data... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20110063688 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling image forming apparatus, computer program product, and image forming system: An image forming apparatus includes: a storage unit configured to store therein a plurality of function setting items; a display unit configured to display the function setting items stored in the storage unit; a selecting unit configured to select one or more function setting items to be displayed on the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20110063689 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes: a frequency modulation unit that generates a clock whose frequency is modulated by an arbitrary modulation cycle; a modulation cycle setting unit that sets the modulation cycle; a driving unit that drives the photoelectric conversion element by the clock; a signal generating unit that generates... Agent:

20110063690 - Stacking device and image forming apparatus comprising the stacking device: A stacking device includes a contact section with which top ends of the recording media in a conveying direction, conveyed into the storage space, make contact so stop the recording media at a storage position, a media move section which comprises a plurality of partition members, forms a plurality of... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20110063693 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes: a driving unit that drives a photoelectric conversion element by a clock; a signal generating unit that generates an analog signal; an amplification inversion unit that amplifies an alternating current component of the analog signal with an amplification factor by a setting value that is... Agent:

20110063692 - Method for automatically identifying scan region boundary: A method of automatically identifying a scan region boundary, used for scanning a document under a non-unified background, includes: reading a reference linear scan data by a scanning device, the scanning device analyzing brightness values in each row of the reference linear scan data and determining a reference range value... Agent: Qisda (suzhou) Co.,ltd

20110063691 - Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same: A light scanning apparatus comprises a light source unit, a deflection unit, an incident optical system, and an imaging optical system including a transmission type imaging optical element and a reflection optical element are provided. A light beam deflected for scanning by the deflection unit passes through the imaging optical... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110063694 - Sensor device and image-forming apparatus: A sensor device includes: a member that has an aperture facing a target measuring position through which a target to be measured passes; a sensor that is provided in an opposing relation to the target measuring position, and that measures a physical quantity of the target at a sensor surface... Agent: Fuji Xerox., Ltd.

20110063696 - Sheet feeding apparatus, image forming apparatus and sheet feeding method: A sheet feeding apparatus is disclosed that includes a plurality of size sensors configured to be arranged in line and to detect a sheet set into a predetermined position; a feeding part configured to feed the sheet set into the predetermined position to a scan position; and a controller configured... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20110063695 - Sheetfed film scanning correction method: A sheetfed film scanning correction method includes: using a film holding member as a film feeding carrier, wherein after the film holding member is inserted into a work position in a scanner, a scanning module of the scanner collects a first correction information under a filmless scanning state and corrects... Agent: Qisda (suzhou) Co., Ltd

20110063697 - Colorimetric chart and color reproduction estimating device: A colorimetric chart, for measuring a color reproduction characteristic of an image forming apparatus, includes: a patch column that is arranged in a sub-scanning direction representing a conveying direction in which the image forming apparatus conveys the colorimetric chart and that is used in detecting periodic color fluctuation attributed to... Agent:

20110063698 - Membrane-based methods and system for color characterization: Methods and systems are presented for characterizing a printer, display or other color reproduction device in which a forward color transform having a parametric surface forward color transform and a nonparametric residual forward color transform is updated by adapting the parametric surface forward color transform using an input adaptation data... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

20110063699 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, image processing system, and computer-readable medium: An image processing apparatus includes a first storage unit, a second storage unit, a conversion unit and a determination unit. The first storage unit stores color conversion information for converting a name of a spot color other than process colors into a combination of the process colors. The second storage... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

  
03/10/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20110058184 - Least squares based exposure modulation for banding compensation: A method, system, and computer program product for estimating exposure modulation in an image printing system is disclosed. The method includes determining a banding profile for an image printing system by a processor; determining an adjusted exposure modulation profile based on the banding profile using a least squares estimation by... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110058203 - Host apparatus connected to image forming apparatus and print control method thereof: A print control method of a host apparatus which is connected to at least one image forming apparatus in a network, the method including receiving changed IP information from the at least one image forming apparatus; determining whether the host apparatus performs a print job with respect to the image... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110058201 - Method and apparatus for identifying parts in an image production device: A method and apparatus for identifying parts in an image production device may include receiving a request to print a print job from a user, determining the print job specifications, detecting identification devices of parts that are installed in the image production device and extracting the corresponding part identification information,... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110058202 - Method and system for matching distributed users with distributed multi-function devices: A method and system for matching distributed users with distributed MFDs is disclosed, which incorporates a MFD cloud, a back end unit, and a client application. The MFD cloud is composed of a large number of geographically distributed MFDs and can be logically divided into a public cloud and a... Agent: Xerox Corporation.

20110058205 - Printer driver, information processing apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium recording therein printer driver: A printer driver includes: a core driver performing a constraining process to a print setting based on function information containing a constraint for the print setting and stored in a storage unit, and being enabled to accept an addition of a plug-in, wherein the core driver expands basic function information... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20110058204 - Printing control apparatus, image forming apparatus, and printing control method: A printing control apparatus is provided. The printing control apparatus includes a user interface to set a printing option for a document to be printed, an extraction unit to determine whether the set printing option is a printing option for pre-processing, a generation unit to generate a setting file corresponding... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110058206 - Image forming apparatus and controlling method thereof: An image forming apparatus includes an engine unit to execute an image forming job, a determination unit to repeatedly determine whether the image forming apparatus is in a standby state or not, based on whether the standby state to wait for execution of the image forming job is maintained for... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110058207 - Image forming apparatus determining a print restart time after maintenance: In an image forming apparatus, a setting part sets a first waiting time, which lasts from a completion of an ejecting operation of one sheet of recording paper to a start of supply of a subsequent sheet in a one-side printing or a second waiting time, or a second waiting... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20110058210 - Image forming apparatus, control method for the same, and storage medium: When attribute information for a user has been acquired by authentication using an authentication apparatus, a restriction on a useable function is imposed according to the attribute information. When a fee has been collected by a fee collection apparatus, a restriction is imposed on preset functions. In either of these... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110058208 - Print system in which a terminal uses a print device through the internet: A print system, in which a terminal uses a print device through the Internet to cause the print device installed in a local network to print, includes a user checking unit configured to check whether a user is a user authorized to use the print device in the local network,... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20110058209 - Transmission apparatus, electronic device and remote control system of electronic device: A transmission apparatus includes a unit which writes command data indicating a content of a processing to be executed by an electronic device into a first data code, a unit which writes an error detection code of the first data code into a bit string of one bit through (N−1)... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110058220 - Communication system, communication apparatus, and communication control method: In implementing data transfer using noncontact close proximity transfer, the user operability is improved. The invention includes a communication system having a DSC and printer. Each of the DSC and printer includes a noncontact close proximity transfer function unit which executes, when the DSC and printer are located within a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110058217 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes a plurality of RAMs which are capable of executing self-refresh, a first power supply unit which supplies power to some of RAMs among the above plurality of RAMs, a second power supply unit which supplies power to RAMs other than the some of RAMs among the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110058214 - Image forming apparatus and low power driving method thereof: An image forming apparatus having a USB communication function includes a control interface unit to perform USB control communication, a data interface unit to perform USB data communication, and a control unit to perform an event in a low power mode according to a signal input through the control interface... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110058216 - Information processing apparatus and method: An information processing apparatus comprises: an acquisition unit configured to acquire different types of job tickets depending on a type of application used for creation; a storage unit configured to store control information which defines an execution condition of a job ticket, wherein the execution condition defined in the control... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110058212 - Methods and systems for assigning operators to print production cells based on relationships: A system of assigning operators to cells in a document production 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 one or more programming instructions for identifying a first plurality of cell operators, where each cell... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110058211 - Print job management based on energy pricing and load: An approach is provided that prints print jobs based on energy demand data. The print job manager, which is a software application running on an information handling system receives a print request, the print request including a print job. The print job manager retrieves energy demand data. The energy demand... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110058213 - Print job report customization mechanism: A method disclosed. The method includes a user selecting one or more attributes to be included in a print report, allocating locations for each of the selected attributes in the print report, receiving a stream of print data, collecting data from the data stream associated with each of the selected... Agent:

20110058219 - Printer driver, information processing apparatus, and computer program product: A printer driver includes: a receiving unit that receives an event for requesting a printer to perform a process; a command generating unit that generates, when the receiving unit has received the event, a command for causing the printer to execute the event based on a script in which a... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20110058218 - Printing system, printer and pdl processing apparatus: A printing system includes a print processing unit that obtains the rasterized bitmap data and is capable of printing an image based on the corresponding bitmap data, a PDL processing unit that is capable of generating bitmap data by interpreting print data with a predetermined page description language, a first... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110058215 - Printing system, printing apparatus, computer program, and storage medium: A time limit for a printer to be restored to a printable state after an occurrence of a print error that prevents the printer from printing is variably set. If the printer is not in a printable state when an elapsed time since the print error occurred in the printer... Agent:

20110058221 - Apparatus and method for displaying and storing scan images: An apparatus for displaying and storing scan images includes an image capturing module, a processor module and a display module. The image capturing module captures N images of N pages of a document and generates corresponding N sets of image data, where N is a positive integer greater than 2.... Agent:

20110058222 - Printing control apparatus, information processing apparatus, control method therefor, computer program, and computer-readable storage medium: This invention allows the user to select files to be printed from arbitrary folders, easily designate a folder selected in the past, and confirm data files in the folder, thereby improving the operability of selecting a file to be printed. For this purpose, the display window has a folder view... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110058223 - Method of processing image: In a method of processing an image, a plurality of pages of data is reduced and created as collected data, and specific information corresponding to a sheet of a print medium is created. The collected data and the specific information are edited in a data editing section and transmitted to... Agent:

20110058185 - Label printing device and label printing method: According to one embodiment, a label printing device includes a reading unit, a communication unit, and a printing unit. The reading unit is configured to read management data. The communication unit is configured to communicate with an external device by Connectionless Communication Protocol communication to acquire from the external device... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20110058187 - Augmented reality dynamic plots: In one embodiment, a special paper plot (referred to herein as a dynamic plot) for which corresponding metadata is maintained is printed. A mobile appliance obtains corresponding metadata for the dynamic plot. A camera of the mobile appliance computes an image of the dynamic plot. A position of the camera... Agent: Bentley Systems, Incorporated

20110058195 - Color information processing apparatus and recording medium: A color information processing apparatus includes a color information processor for carrying out a plurality of steps of approximating or matching a color that actually is printed by a printing apparatus to a designated color, a result display controller for displaying a result of each of the steps each time... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110058197 - Color information processing apparatus and recording medium: A color information processing apparatus includes a mapping section for mapping a designated color that lies outside of the range of a gamut of a printing apparatus to the range of the gamut according to a plurality of mapping techniques, and a display device for simultaneously displaying the designated color... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110058198 - Color value acquiring method, color value acquiring apparatus, image processing method, image processing apparatus, and recording medium: Color reproduction data of a print obtained by forming an image on a print medium corresponding to an input type thereof, and spectral data of a laminate film corresponding to an input type thereof are acquired. A reference color is determined based on color information of a designated color to... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110058191 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: The present invention provides a technique for reducing image quality deterioration and suppressing print performance reduction. A raster image processor (RIP) generates intermediate data by interpreting PDL data, and stores it in a memory. In a case where the memory area overflows in the middle of intermediate data generation and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110058200 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus includes: an extractor to extract colors used in input data; a converter to convert signals of the extracted colors into intermediate color signals each including three color signal components including brightness; an evaluator to evaluate recognizabilities of the colors based on the intermediate color signals; a... Agent: Ricoh Company Limited

20110058196 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium storing a program thereof: An image processing apparatus has a color chart condition setter for setting colorimetric values of a designated color as a reference color, and an image data generator for generating image data of pixel values calculated such that a plurality of color patches are arranged in a two-dimensional pattern on a... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110058194 - Image processing apparatus, print control method, and print control program: An image processing apparatus, a print control method, and a print control program are provided that are capable of printing after changing print setting by an easy operation for a application program in operating. Together with two windows of document creating programs which are operating, a gadget indicating calendar information... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110058188 - Image processing method combining compression and watermark techniques: An image processing method combining compression and watermark techniques is provided. In the method, a block is taken as a unit, and two ordered dither arrays mutually conjugate are used to code an original image, so as to insert information of a watermark into the original image during the coding... Agent: National Taiwan University Of Science And Technology

20110058189 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, image forming apparatus, and information processing method: According to an aspect of the invention, an information processing apparatus includes a process instruction receiving module, a storage module, and a process state output module. The storage module receives a process instruction from a user. The storage module stores the process instruction and language attribute information to associate with... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110058186 - Least squares based coherent multipage analysis of printer banding for diagnostics and compensation: A method, system, and computer program product for estimating a banding profile in an image printing system is disclosed. The method includes obtaining image data across multiple measurement intervals by one or more sensors; combining the image data with timing information into a coherent signal by a processor; estimating periodic... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110058192 - Print control apparatus: A print control apparatus is provided, which controls a printing apparatus that performs printing using a plurality of color inks including a white ink. The print control apparatus includes a toning white designation unit that acquires a characteristic color of a print medium and designates sets of density values and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110058199 - Printer driver, information processing apparatus, and program product storing printer driver therein: A printer driver adapting to a plurality of models of printers includes a function management unit that determines an available function based on function information including a constraint on a print setting, a print setting unit that generates a print setting screen based on a determination result from the function... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd

20110058193 - Printing apparatus, layout adjustment method, program and recording medium: Disclosed is a printing apparatus including an image input unit, a first image narrowing unit, and gives a high weight for image data photographed during a time period in which the number of shots is large, a second image narrowing unit, and gives a high weight for image data photographed... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110058190 - Profile correcting method: A profile correcting method includes: acquiring a device profile indicating correspondence relationships between a plurality of input values and a plurality of sets of first output values, each first output value set corresponding to one of the plurality of input values, each input value representing an achromatic color having a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110058224 - Color processor, image forming apparatus, color processing method and computer readable medium: A color processor includes: an acquisition unit that acquires first and second multi-valued color signals respectively indicating in a multi-valued manner quantities of first and second color materials used for reproducing color with a specific hue, the second color material having a different density from the first color material; a... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110058225 - Image forming apparatus, image processing method thereof, and image forming system: An image forming apparatus is described. The image forming apparatus includes a pattern detection unit to detect whether an input image includes a specific pattern as a portion of the image, a conversion unit to convert the specific pattern into data in a predetermined format, an encryption unit to encrypt... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110058226 - Banding profile estimation using spline interpolation: A method, system, and computer program product for estimating a banding profile in an image printing system is disclosed. The method includes obtaining image data across multiple measurement intervals by a sensor; combining the image data with timing information into a coherent signal by a processor; determining aperiodic components of... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110058227 - Image reader and image forming apparatus: An image reader includes: a bottom wall that faces a discharge table of a main body of an image forming apparatus, to which a printed sheet is discharged, with a space formed therebetween, the bottom wall forming a bottom surface of a housing that receives an optical system and including... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110058228 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus is disclosed, including a marking position detection part and a first character recognition part. The marking position detection part detects a marking position with respect to a first sheet based on first image data scanned from the first sheet. The first character recognition part conducts a... Agent:

20110058229 - Device for detecting the presence of a tangible document in an image acquisition apparatus: An image acquisition apparatus, including a housing, the housing includes an internal space and a substantially transparent surface for supporting a tangible document during an image acquisition operation, a document sensing device for detecting if at least a portion of the transparent surface is covered by the tangible document, the... Agent: Cssn Inc.

20110058232 - Image processing apparatus and method: An apparatus includes: a scanner to scan an image; a first determiner to determine an attribute of a feature of the image; a processor to perform a first processing on data representing the image; a storer to store the data subjected to the first processing; a receiver to instruct to... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20110058231 - Image scanning device, image scanning method, image display controlling device, image display controlling method, image processing system, and computer program: An image scanning device accepts an instruction to scan a double-sided document and scans a plurality of double-sided documents with respect to each page to produce image data. Image data is eliminated when a page is determined as being solid colored from the image data produced by the scanning section.... Agent: Murata Machinery, Ltd.

20110058230 - Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus: An oscillating mirror module as a deflecting unit is disposed so that a movable mirror faces a plane where image carriers are arranged. A plurality of light source units are disposed within a plane parallel to the plane where the image carriers are arranged so that main light fluxes of... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20110058234 - Automatic paper feed device, image reading apparatus, and image forming apparatus: An automatic paper feed device is provided, including a cover member that has a paper insertion opening in a nearly rectangular shape, the paper insertion opening having a longitudinal direction perpendicular to both a transport direction of the paper and a thickness direction of the paper. The paper insertion opening... Agent:

20110058233 - Image scanning device and document transportation method: An image scanning device includes a scanning specifying unit, a first transportation path, a second transportation path, a path switching unit, and a document detection unit. The scanning specifying unit specifies as a scanning method of a document either a double sided scanning or a single sided scanning. The first... Agent: Murata Machinery, Ltd.

20110058235 - Optical sensor having dual optical pathways for sensing coded data: A device having a printer and an image sensor is disclosed. The printer prints on print media in a media feed path defined through the device. The image sensor has a first optical pathway for sensing coded data on print media within the media feed path and a second optical... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd.

20110058236 - Method and system for verifying making time of a file by computer: The present invention is providing a method and a system for verifying making time of a file by computer. The method comprises: calling TWAIN protocol interfaces of a scanner for obtaining original color data both of an object file and a sample file, wherein making time of said sample file... Agent:

20110058237 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes: a light source to illuminate an original; a color sensor and a monochrome sensor to receive light reflected from the original illuminated by the light source to output an image signal; an amplifier to amplify the image signal from the color and monochrome sensors; a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110058238 - Spot color press emulation color transformation method and system: A spot color rendering system and method that incorporates spot color press emulation color transformation to preserve spot color on a target rendering device. A spot color rendering option implemented in a graphical user interface can be selected in order to render the spot color via an intermediate emulation space.... Agent: Xerox Corporation

  
03/03/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20110051162 - Image forming apparatus, control method, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus including a function of executing printing on a preprint sheet acquires orientation information about an orientation setting method of the preprint sheet when receiving a print job. The image forming apparatus includes a control unit, and when processing according to a setting included in the print... Agent:

20110051167 - Image forming apparatus: The light source is disposed on the upstream side face of the post-processing device, and lights up the objective working section at the protruded position. The shade member is disposed on the upstream side face of the post-processing device and in the front face side from the light source, and... Agent:

20110051168 - Image forming apparatus, managing method, and computer-readable recording medium having recorded therein program for managing method: An image forming apparatus includes: a designation-information acquiring unit configured to acquire processing condition designation information for designating processing conditions for image formation processing; a first weight-value acquiring unit configured to acquire a first weight value used for weighting in charging processing for the image formation processing, the first weight... Agent:

20110051169 - Image processing device: An image processing device includes an input section to which scan data is input, a text identifying section which identifies whether the scan data is text document-based, an output format identifying section which identifies whether the scan data is ink jet output-based upon the text identifying section identifying the scan... Agent:

20110051166 - Image processing device having plurality of control units: An image processing device includes a plurality of control units and an accepting unit. The plurality of control units are configured to execute each of a plurality of functions regarding image data, and include a first control unit and a second control unit. The accepting unit accepts a user's selection... Agent:

20110051165 - Information processing apparatus presenting recommended optional function to image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus communicable with the information processing apparatus, and image forming system including these: In an MFP having various and many functions and part of the functions introduced as optional functions, in order to appropriately introduce an optional function related to a frequently used function, a CPU of the MFP executes a program including the steps of; receiving and storing information of an optional... Agent:

20110051164 - Printing system: A printing system according to this invention includes a display, a storage section, a determination section, and a control section. The display is capable of displaying an ECO mode recommending screen which recommends a plurality of ECO modes for selection. The storage section is configured to store therein a characteristic... Agent:

20110051163 - Secure print job management using machine-readable markings in an image production device: A method for secure print job management using machine-readable markings in an image production device is disclosed. The method may include receiving a signal to print a secure print job from a user, identifying the user, generating a machine-readable marking based on the identification of the user, storing the secure... Agent:

20110051172 - Document management system, document management method and computer readable medium: According to an aspect of the invention, a document management system includes a document state storage unit, a manipulation control unit, a stamp image storage unit, and a state change unit. The document state storage unit stores document state information representing states concerning document validity of electronic documents stored in... Agent:

20110051171 - Image forming apparatus and method thereof: An image forming apparatus is provided, which includes an image forming unit to output print data; a DLNA stack to create a job ID of a print job requested to be executed in response to a print job execution request received from a control point (CP) connected over the DLNA... Agent:

20110051173 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system, information processing apparatus, program, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus includes a receiving unit to receive print data including image to be formed, identification information identifying a print-requesting person, personal identity verification information for verifying identity of person, and execution condition information designating priority between readability and productivity when implementing an information-leak proofed printing; an operation-input... Agent:

20110051170 - Synchronization of variation within components to reduce perceptible image quality defects: A method and system for synchronizing variations in components or subsystems in an image printing system is provided. The method includes identifying a plurality of image quality defects printed by the image printing system by a controller, said image quality defects each occurring with an associated frequency and each being... Agent:

20110051185 - Computer readable information recording medium and information processing apparatus: A program, when executed by a computer processor, carries out setting, for a printing request that is obtained from a printer driver, output destination information used to identify an output destination to which the printing request is output; determining whether a printing port that corresponds to the output destination information... Agent:

20110051175 - Dlna device and image forming method thereof: A DLNA device includes a communication interface to receive at least one of content and content information through the Internet or receive at least one of content and content information which are stored in a device within the DLNA network, a storage unit to store the received content and content... Agent:

20110051179 - Facsimile device, image forming device, communication system, communication method and program storage medium: A facsimile device includes a transmitting unit, a receiving unit, an obtaining unit, and a controller. The transmitting unit transmits, when receiving a transmission instruction of image data while a communication state is established with a first destination of the image data, the image data to the first destination. The... Agent:

20110051176 - Host apparatus connected to image forming apparatus and compatible function information providing method: Disclosed are a host apparatus which is connected to an image forming apparatus and a compatible function information providing method thereof. The method includes: executing the integrated administration program of the host apparatus; receiving function information on at least one image forming apparatus; storing the received function information on the... Agent:

20110051189 - Image communication apparatus, control method, and storage medium: An apparatus supplies power to a communication unit that communicates with an external apparatus, and manages history information for each communication sequence in the communication unit in a mode where power supplied to a control unit is stopped. At that time, the apparatus assigns identification information unique to the communication... Agent:

20110051187 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus for executing a printing based on a job provided with job setting information, the apparatus includes: a display section which displays two or more job images on a screen, each of the job images representing each of two or more jobs; an operation section for changing... Agent:

20110051183 - Image forming apparatus, installation method and uninstallation method: An image forming apparatus includes a storage unit and an installation processing unit. The storage unit is capable of storing an application program and application data that is referred to when the application program is executed. The installation processing unit registers, when installing the application data in the storage device,... Agent:

20110051177 - Image processing apparatus, printing system and computer readable medium: An image processing apparatus includes an input section that inputs image information and additional information; and a generating section that, in case that printing of a mirror image of an image according to the image information and a normal image of an image according to the additional information is instructed,... Agent:

20110051191 - Image processing device capable of executing a plurality of jobs in parallel: An image processing device includes an image processing portion, a reception portion, a determining portion and a stopping portion. The image processing portion is configured to execute a plurality of jobs in parallel. Each job requires at least one of a reading process for reading a manuscript, a printing process... Agent:

20110051186 - Image scanning device and computer readable recording medium storing control program of image scanning device: The MFP capable of scanning images acquires from the file server which the server management table associates with the authorized user the file information for the scan data stored in the associated file server, lays out the acquired scanned data on the Web page 800, and receives the acquisition request... Agent:

20110051178 - Image-reading system, control device, control method, and computer readable medium: An image-reading system includes an image-reading device that includes: a first creating unit that creates, if a control device requests creation of a content of a settings screen, a content of a first settings screen for setting a scan condition supported by the available function of an image-reading unit expressed... Agent:

20110051190 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An apparatus includes a management unit configured to manage a device that provides a plurality of functions, and a utilization unit configured to utilize one function among the plurality of functions. In the apparatus, the management unit confirms whether a function different from the one function, among the plurality of... Agent:

20110051180 - Management device, management method and computer readable medium: A management device includes a receiving unit, a judgment unit, a permission unit and a change unit. The permission unit permits the image forming device to perform a requested image forming processes, if the judgment unit judges that a number of image forming process which have been performed is within... Agent:

20110051174 - Method of querying image output devices on a network: A method of querying image output devices on a network, including receiving a search term indicating device-related information to be searched. The method includes first determining whether the search term includes a target device type, and if the first determining step determines that the search term includes the target device... Agent:

20110051182 - Print system for placing restrictions on the use of scanned data: A printing device includes a printing unit that prints a print-object image corresponding to print data on a recording medium. A placing unit places restriction information on the recording medium if the print data is attached with the first restriction condition. The restriction information is used for attaching a second... Agent:

20110051181 - Printing system and print control method: A printing system comprises a printer and an information processor, which includes a control unit. The control unit generates a print data file, which includes a resource saving flag and mode information. This information represents either a printing mode or a document filing mode, in which the printer operates. The... Agent:

20110051192 - Printing system and printer with setting switch: A host device is connected to at least one printer through a network. Before printing, the host device broadcasts a query on the network, selects a printer that replies to the query, and sends printer setting information to the printer. The printer includes a setting switch that can be set... Agent:

20110051188 - Printing system, distributing server, printing terminal, method for controlling distributing server and control program, and method for controlling printing terminal and control program: A printing terminal which is connectable to a distributing server via a communication line includes a limited number of times data receiving section which receives from the distributing server limited number of times data indicating a limit on the number of printing times of content data to be printed, an... Agent:

20110051184 - Small-sized settlement terminal and controlling method of the same: According to one embodiment, when a touch position on a touch panel-type display section corresponds to an image pattern for an operation, the display of the image pattern is changed to the display of the image pattern in a different display form. When the touch is released in this state,... Agent:

20110051193 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereforand storage medium: An image forming apparatus includes a sever access unit configured to acquire information representing an amount of use of a storage area from a document management server, and a determination unit configured to determine whether the amount of use exceeds a threshold when data is stored in the storage area... Agent:

20110051194 - Image forming apparatus and method thereof: An apparatus includes an output unit configured to periodically output a file to a storage region of a storage device and to share the storage region with another apparatus, a check unit configured to check whether a periodical output of the file to the storage region performed by a plurality... Agent:

20110051195 - Printing device: In the printing device, the image in the print data indicates a part of the original image. The printing unit prints a print image in the printing region on the recording sheets. Each printing region is assigned with at least one of a gluing region and a projecting region. The... Agent:

20110051152 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes: a reading unit; a counting unit; a cumulative value calculation unit; a cumulative value storing unit; and a print range determination unit, wherein the cumulative value calculation unit sets a value obtained by subtracting a predetermined value from the cumulative value, as the cumulative value,... Agent:

20110051157 - Control device, image scanning apparatus, image forming apparatus, and method of controlling image scanning apparatus: A control device including an image enlarging unit that creates enlarged image data of image data by repeatedly using a line in the image data; and a control unit that reads, from a storing unit in which the image data is stored, the image data and outputs, to the image... Agent:

20110051161 - Digital image tone adjustment: Image tone adjustment systems and methods are disclosed. The system of the present invention includes an input to accept an input image. A curve generator is also disclosed that is used to generate a tone reproduction curve including a contrast stretch of the input image, a white stretch of the... Agent:

20110051153 - Hard imaging devices, print devices, and hard imaging methods: Hard imaging devices, print devices, and hard imaging methods are described. According to one arrangement, a hard imaging device includes a media transport system configured to move media along a media path and a print device adjacent to the media path. The print device may include an image forming device... Agent:

20110051158 - Image forming apparatus, computer-readable storage medium for computer program, and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus that prints and edits a document includes a user identification portion, a print management portion that records print management information indicating a user who performs abort operation of printing, an edit management portion that records edit management information, a determination portion that determines, based on the... Agent:

20110051156 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer readable medium: According to an aspect of the invention, an image processing apparatus includes a first calculating unit, a second calculating unit, and a control unit. The first calculating unit calculates, for each print subject image, consumptions of recording materials when the print subject image is printed based on image data of... Agent:

20110051159 - Image processing device and computer readable medium: A color space converting section of an image processing device waits to output when acquiring partial data including gray prior to partial data including a chromatic color. After starting to wait, when acquiring partial data including a chromatic color, the converting section outputs multi-color converted data as the converted data... Agent:

20110051160 - Information updating apparatus, image history inspection apparatus, information updating method, and storage medium: An information updating apparatus compares resolution information and color information acquired from received image data with resolution information and color information acquired from an external apparatus, and, if an amount of information of the resolution information and color information acquired from the received image data is larger than an amount... Agent:

20110051154 - Method and system for controlling darkening of image data: A method and system for controlling the darkness level of image data to assist in output matching between dissimilar rendering devices. Image source information from a source file can be interpreted by a rendering decomposer in order to generate halftone source image data. The decomposition of the image can be... Agent:

20110051155 - Printing apparatus: A printing apparatus includes: a printing unit which prints an image on a recording medium; a controller which causes the printing unit to execute print processing on the basis of a print request; a measurement unit which executes an image measurement processing using the image printed by the printing unit;... Agent:

20110051196 - Print control apparatus: A print control apparatus is provided, which controls a printing apparatus that performs printing using a plurality of color inks including a white ink. The print control apparatus includes a toning white designation unit that designates a plurality of partial regions in a print region where the printing by the... Agent:

20110051197 - Bitmapped based trapping methods, apparatus and systems: Provided are bitmap based trapping methods, apparatus and systems. According to one exemplary method, black trapping color image data is performed by estimating the continuous tone values associated with non-black pixels near a qualified black pixel and subsequently, the estimated continuous tone values are halftoned at the qualified black pixel... Agent:

20110051198 - System and method for inverse halftoning: The system and method for inverse halftoning using a partitioning look-up table (LUT) provides an improvement on a conventional LUT method for inverse halftoning, and a hardware implementation thereof. The method includes the partitioning of the single LUT into N smaller look-up tables (s-LUTs). After partitioning, N s-LUTs are generated,... Agent:

20110051199 - Method of printing document based on black optimization printing option and image forming apparatus and host device to perform the same: A method of controlling an image forming apparatus supporting a black optimization printing option in a host apparatus includes executing a printer driver of the image forming apparatus, setting the black optimization printing option in a user interface of the executed printer driver, generating a second color matching table by... Agent:

20110051200 - Image scanning device and image forming apparatus: An image scanning device includes a base part; and multiple image sensors each including a substrate, a line sensor including scanning elements arranged on the substrate, and a holder for holding the substrate. The base part holds the image sensors such that the scanning elements of an image sensor partly... Agent:

20110051201 - Photoelectric conversion device, sensor control circuit, image reading device, and image forming apparatus: The photoelectric conversion device includes a photoelectric conversion element configured to convert light reflected from an original image to electrical signals and a clock generator configured to generate driving signals for driving the photoelectric conversion element from a reference clock. Each of the driving signals is generated using the same... Agent:

20110051202 - Traveling unit driving apparatus and image reading apparatus provided with the driving apparatus: A driving belt extended between a pair of pulleys is formed using a belt with ends and teeth, and a belt fixing means is comprised of a first and second engagement portions provided in the traveling unit, a concave recess portion disposed between the portions, and a lock fixing member... Agent:

20110051204 - Image-reading apparatus: An image-reading apparatus includes: a light dividing unit that divides irradiated light so that a part of the light having a first wavelength is diffracted, and a part of the light having a second wavelength is transmitted; a first light measuring unit that measures an intensity of light entering into... Agent:

20110051203 - Laptop computer with scanning capability: A laptop computer is comprised of a base portion, a display portion, and a scanning/illuminating mechanism. The scanning/illuminating mechanism illuminates a display of the display portion of the laptop computer and illuminates a document during scanning of the document.... Agent:

20110051205 - Scanner apparatus: Disclosed herein is a scanner apparatus. The scanner apparatus includes a light source, a reflecting means and an imaging means. The light source is located under an object, and radiates light so that the light is reflected from the object. The reflecting means is placed under the light source at... Agent:

20110051206 - Correcting color based on automatically determined media: A method for automatically applying color transforms to scanned input images from a digital color image scanner, wherein the input images may be on a variety of different imaging media is disclosed and comprised of: scanning a front side of an input image forming an image scan, scanning a back... Agent:

20110051207 - Gamut clipping with preprocessing: A method is provided for gamut clipping with preprocessing enabled as software instructions stored in a computer-readable medium and executable by a processor. The instructions provide a color in a color space defined by at least three attributes. If the color lies outside a gamut boundary in the first color... Agent:

20110051208 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium storing image processing program: An image processing apparatus is disclosed. The image processing apparatus includes a color conversion processing unit which obtains CMY data from input color space coordinate data of image data, and an output data generating unit which generates output data by forming CMYK data by using a result output from a... Agent:

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