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Facsimile and static presentation processing June invention type 06/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 06/30/2011 > 62 patent applications in 18 patent subcategories. invention type
20110157615 - System for generating personalized documents: A system with for capturing and storing an image of a user's handwritten alphanumeric characters. The characters are stored in memory in association with a standard alphanumeric character set such as an ASCII character set. A text document can then be transcribed into the stored handwritten alphanumeric characters for resembling... Agent:
20110157616 - Image reading apparatus, multifunction printer, and image reading method: This invention is directed to image reading capable of suppressing EMI unwanted radiation while maintaining image quality. To accomplish this, the following processing is executed when reading an original image by a photoelectric transducer. More specifically, a first driving signal where SSCG spread modulation is applied, and a second driving... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157618 - Image data transmission apparatus that transmits image data to designated destination, control method, and storage medium: An image data transmission apparatus that can reliably transmit image data to an archiving destination before transmitting the image data to a set destination. A destination indicative of an archiving destination that manages image data generated by a scanner unit is set, and the image data is transmitted to the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157617 - Printing apparatus: A printing apparatus including: a plurality of reception units, wherein at least one of the plurality of reception units receives a printing job; a printing unit that performs printing based on the printing job received by the at least one of the plurality of reception units; a determination unit that... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157646 - Control apparatus and computer program: A printing control apparatus including: a file obtaining section that obtains a specified file including one or more sub-files of a first type and a sub-file of a second type; and a print control section that controls a print section, wherein when a first sub-file of the first type includes... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157622 - Data downloading and transferring method of e-book reading apparatus and system thereof: A data downloading method of an e-book reading apparatus, a data transferring method of the e-book reading apparatus and a system thereof are disclosed. The data downloading method comprises the steps of installing a driving module of the e-book reading apparatus on print management interface of an electronic device; connecting... Agent: Acer Incorporated
20110157649 - Data processing apparatus, method, and program: In response to a print request from a host computer, a port for receiving print data is assigned to the host computer, the host computer is notified of a URI representing the port that serves as a destination of print data, and the port is associated with the URI in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157648 - Data pump for printing: Systems and techniques for printing on a workpiece. In one implementation, a data pump is used to create a packet of image data for a print head assembly. The data pump includes multiple state machines to receive image data from an image buffer on a computer, and a serializer to... Agent: Fujifilm Dimatix, Inc.
20110157626 - Host apparatus and server connected to image forming apparatus, and printing method thereof: A method to pull print, and a host apparatus and a server that are connected to an image forming apparatus, to pull print. The printing method includes generating print data to pull print in the host apparatus, storing the generated print data in the host apparatus, determining whether a predetermined... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20110157628 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a first circuit which creates image data on the basis of print job data, a second circuit which causes a printing unit to print an image on the basis of the image data created by the first circuit and is different... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157644 - Image forming apparatus: Certain embodiments provide an image forming apparatus including: a transmission and reception part to receive printing data and a scheduled number of copies of printing by a USB command from a computer apparatus; a sensor to detect occurrence and removal of an error; a printing part to print the printing... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157641 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: In an image forming system configured with image forming apparatuses and an administration server connected with the image forming apparatuses thereof via Internet, the image forming unit, mounted at the image forming section in a detachable manner, stores unit information which includes identification data and information of times of use.... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110157640 - Image forming apparatus, and control method therefor: An image forming apparatus includes a processing flow execution unit configured to combine a plurality of processes using a plurality of functions included in the image forming apparatus to set the processes as a series of processing flow. If an instruction to execute a part of the processes in the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157629 - Image forming apparatus, information processing system, control method, and computer-readable medium: A system comprises a plurality of image forming apparatuses, wherein a first image forming apparatus includes: a correspondence determination unit that determines which function in the first image forming apparatus the service provider of the first image forming apparatus corresponds to; a provider determination unit that determines a second image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157645 - Image forming apparatus, method for controlling image forming apparatus, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus to communicate through a USB interface with an information processing apparatus and an operation unit. The image forming apparatus includes a change unit, a first determination unit, and a second determination unit. The change unit changes a connection state between a state in which the image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157625 - Image forming system restricting execution of acquisition process: In an image-forming system, the first determining unit is configured to determine whether at least one image-forming device among the plurality of image-forming device is capable of performing the image print process. The second determining unit is configured to determine whether to restrict an image-forming device among the plurality of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157624 - Image forming system setting condition for executing acquisition process: In the image-forming system, each image-forming device is selectively capable of performing a test print process to form a test image and an image print process to form an image based on image data. Each image-forming device is configured to be set an execution condition that defines a condition to... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157643 - Image processing system, image processing apparatus, recording medium and data communication establishing method: An image processing apparatus associates application information to connect to a server device and a client certificate to transmit to the server device with each other and stores therein the associated application information and client certificate. An application managing part activates a browser with designating transmission of the client certificate... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110157639 - Image processing system, method, and program recording medium: An image processing system to transmit original image data read by an image reading device to an image processing apparatus. The image reading device reads the original image data, performs a variable-length compression operation on the original image data for each block, and transmits compressed data to the image processing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157632 - Information processing apparatus and method for controlling same: The request management server receives a print data acquisition request received from the client device located at an external access-limited site, and specifies the print server disposed in the site to which the user device belongs as a device that prints the print data. Then, the request management server provides... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157638 - Information processing apparatus capable of displaying operation screen provided by server, method of controlling the information processing apparatus, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus which makes it possible to display respective pieces of information both on operation screens of an image processing apparatus and the information processing apparatus in a mutually-related manner. A print control apparatus as the information processing apparatus is connected to an MFP via a local network... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157637 - Information processing apparatus, information processing apparatus control method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus selects attribute information in a predetermined layer based on a result of measurement of the number of appearances of attribute information included in print data, determines a priority order of the attribute information based on the number of times of references to a reusable object from... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157633 - Information processing apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium: When displaying an access history, information input from a user's mobile terminal is displayed and catches the eye of many and unspecified persons. In an information processing apparatus according to the present invention, when displaying a plurality of job histories stored, if at least some of pieces of information of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157631 - Information processing apparatus, network device, system, control method, and computer-readable medium: An information processing apparatus which stores a job generated by a printer driver in memory unit, and specifies a printer to execute a print process of the stored job in accordance with a request from a client, comprises: determination unit for determining whether a job for which a print instruction... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157619 - Method and apparatus for improving raster image processing performance for variable information printing having reusable objects: A method receives, at a processor of a printing apparatus, a variable information print job. The variable information print job is processed into upper planes of the record-specific objects, upper planes of the reusable objects, lower planes of the record-specific objects, and lower planes of the reusable objects. The method... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110157627 - Printer: A printer may supply edit web page data to an external device for a web browser to display an edit web page. The edit web page may include a first area for displaying an object corresponding to object data to be edited. The printer may receive operation information corresponding to... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157636 - Printing apparatus, method for controlling printing apparatus, and storage medium: A control method for controlling a printing apparatus for printing an image according to image data includes displaying an image, specifying a type of a gesture according to a locus of coordinate information input by a user via an operation unit, detecting an area where the gesture is made, and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157642 - Printing apparatus, method for controlling printing apparatus, and storage medium: A user can easily recognize a settable post-processing position when the user selects settings of post-processing to be performed on document information in a general-purpose file format. The present invention provides a control method for controlling a printing apparatus to which a post-processing apparatus for performing post-processing on a printed... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157634 - Printing process device, printing process method, and computer readable storage medium storing printing process program: The printing process device of the present invention is a printing process device for processing printing of an image based on first data containing attributive information showing a encoding system of a character code used for expressing text information and reference destination information showing an information name of a reference... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110157630 - Printing system and control method for printing system: In a case where a first identifier that is communicated between the printing apparatus and the information processing apparatus in order to specify a type of a printing medium that is used in the printing apparatus, and a second identifier unique to each of a plurality of types of printing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157635 - Printing system, printing apparatus, printing method, and program for implementing the printing system and the printing method: A printing apparatus includes a generation unit configured to generate first print data and second print data based on input print data, a printing unit configured to generate first image data by executing image processing on the first print data generated by the generation unit and to print the generated... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157647 - Replaceable printer component including memory storing data defined by tags and sub-tags: A replaceable printer component includes a memory and a communication link. The memory is configured to store data in each of a plurality of portions of the memory. Each portion is defined by a tag. Within a first portion of the memory defined by a first tag, the data within... Agent:
20110157650 - Roll paper printing apparatus: A roll paper printing apparatus includes a transmission source identification unit to identify a transmission source of print data received from a host interface unit, a transmission source information storage unit to store the transmission source information identified by the transmission source identification unit, a transmission source information comparison unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157623 - Screen image management apparatus, screen image management method, and computer readable medium storing program therefor: A screen image management apparatus includes a screen image obtaining unit, an image attribute obtaining unit, an apparatus attribute obtaining unit, and a determination unit. The screen image obtaining unit obtains a screen image including an icon. The image attribute obtaining unit obtains an image attribute that is an attribute... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110157621 - System and method for printing web page: A system includes a portable electronic device and a web page printing module installed in the portable electronic device. The portable electronic device has an embedded operating system and a web browser for presenting a web page. The web page printing module is capable of converting the web page to... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110157620 - Systems and methods for stochastic regression testing of page description language processors: Systems and methods consistent with embodiments presented pertain to the stochastic regression testing of software PDL processors. Test input for PDL processors, which include language processors and raster image processors, may be generated by randomly altering the values of one or more of text, graphical object parameters, image object parameters,... Agent:
20110157651 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus including a replaceable image forming unit for yellow and others mounted on a photocopier body to share the load of implementing image forming output functions for each color; a memory section on the apparatus body side for storing information of the image forming unit for yellow... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110157653 - Image forming apparatus and nonvolatile memory writing method: Provided is an image forming apparatus, including a nonvolatile memory writing unit configured to write into the nonvolatile memory, at every predetermined time period in which change data is written into the volatile memory within that predetermined time period, the change data written into the volatile memory, a temporary area... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110157652 - Printer, dedicated usb flash drive and printing system: A printer includes a processor configured to execute, when a dedicated USB flash drive is plugged in a second USB port, a process of (i′) making a USB ordinary storage region in the dedicated USB flash drive recognized as a removable drive while managing an access to the USB ordinary... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157606 - Image printing system and image processing method: There are provided an image printing system and an image processing method which can perform printing control for a unit pixel without losing a positional relationship between a dot arrangement pattern and a mask pattern even when index processing and mask processing are executed independently from each other. For this... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157607 - Image processing apparatus and image formation apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a magnification variation section to perform a magnification variation to image data configured by arranging a plurality of lines in a sub-scan direction perpendicular to a main scan direction, in which a first pixel train is arranged as one of the plurality of lines, by... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110157608 - Image processing apparatus and processing method thereof: An image processing apparatus stores pixel data of an input image in a storage apparatus after performing resolution conversion encoding, and performs a pixel interpolation process after reading out the pixel data stored in the storage apparatus and performing resolution conversion decoding. The image processing apparatus determines, when resolution conversion... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157605 - Methods and apparatus for adjusting ink pile height: A method and apparatus for adjusting estimated ink pile height to reduce the frequency and effects of a defect known as a halo defect. An estimated ink pile height profile of ink to be deposited on a surface in an area of image data having a foreground and a background... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110157609 - Systems and methods for processing online and print material: The present invention relates to systems and methods for compiling communication material across a range of formats. A first aspect of the present invention relates to a method of editing an image for printing. The image data for a high resolution image is stored and the image is displayed at... Agent:
20110157610 - Ink jet print device with air injector, associated air injector and wide format print head: The invention relates to a preparation process for printing of light patterns on a dark background, on a surface (S) moving along a direction, using a set of jets in a print head, comprising the following for each jet in this set of jets:—an estimate of the disturbance on the... Agent:
20110157613 - Image forming device that performs reverse-transfer operation in accordance with image forming condition: An image forming device performs an image forming operation in either one of a color mode or a monochrome mode. The image forming device includes a plurality of photosensitive members, a plurality of collecting members configured to collect excrescences from the corresponding photosensitive members, and a reverse-transfer member that performs... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157614 - Image processing method and image processing apparatus: This invention provides an image processing method and image processing apparatus, which allow the user to select an image for which an amount of printing material applied to a printing medium is to be reduced. To an object selected on a selection window, a CPU applies image processing for reducing... Agent: Canon Finetech Inc.
20110157612 - Method for calculating color transform in wcs pipeline: A modified WCS (Windows Color System) pipeline is provided, which calculates the color transform off-line. More specifically, the color transform is calculated once after any profile is changed, and the calculated color transform data is stored for later use. During the printing process (i.e. when the user prints a document),... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.
20110157611 - Method for generating personalized documents: A computer implemented method of producing personalized documents comprising the steps of inputting handwritten alphanumeric characters which are then mapped into at least one set of text characters. A textural document is entered into the computer and is transcribed into a set of text characters corresponding to the input handwritten... Agent:
20110157655 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a first halftone processor, a first filtering processor, a second filtering processor, and an evaluator. The first halftone processor generates first halftone image data from input image data using thresholds. The first filtering processor smoothes the first halftone image data using a first filter having... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157654 - System and method for halftoning using a parametrically controlled hexagonal halftone dot shape threshold function: Methods and apparatuses for halftoning an image are provided using a parametrically controlled hexagonal halftone dot shape threshold function that reduces tone reproduction irregularities in the halftoned image which can occur at darker gray levels. The halftoning transforms image data representing contone image pixels into halftoned image data in the... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110157656 - Scanner with real-time calibration: A scanner includes a reference backing member, a scanning module, a transmission mechanism and a processing module. The scanning module scans the reference backing member and an original including first and second documents. The transmission mechanism moves one of the original and the scanning module relatively to the other. The... Agent:
20110157657 - Image processing apparatus, control method therefor and program: An image processing apparatus which reads a first ticket and a second ticket and performs processing extracted from information on the tickets includes a ticket generation unit configured to extract, from a processing instruction sheet serving as an original document which describes a processing target region in a processing target... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157660 - Image reading apparatus and image formation apparatus: A light guide device 31c is provided with a plurality of protruding portions 31c4 and 31c5 that protrude in a light emission direction, and entire end surfaces of these protruding portions 31c4 and 31c5 that face in the light emission direction form emission end surfaces 31c2 and 31c3, and a... Agent:
20110157658 - Imaging processing apparatus, method for controlling the same, and program: An apparatus extracts information from a instruction sheet serving as a document in which an instruction for a area in a target document and a processing content for the area, reads a first ticket to which an image coded into a format recognizable by the apparatus and a thumbnail image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157659 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling the information processing apparatus, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus configured to extract information about a processing target field from a processing instruction sheet, read a ticket to which an image that has been encoded into a format that enables the extracted information and a content of processing to be executed for the processing target field... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157661 - Scanner module and image scanning apparatus employing the same: Disclosed are a scanner module and an image scanning apparatus employing the same. The scanner module includes a light source generating light to be irradiated onto an object and a light guide member extending in correspondence with a width of the object such that the light source is installed on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110157662 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus configured to reduce a force required for moving a document cover to an open position is provided. The image reading apparatus includes a document table having a top surface and a reading area and a document cover that is configured to pivot, around an axis extending... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157663 - Scanning device: A scanning device includes a hollow housing, a holding plate mounted to an upper portion of the housing, a guiding rod mounted in the housing and spaced from the holding plate with a predetermined distance, a reading unit slidably mounted to the guiding rod, and a flexible cable received in... Agent:
20110157666 - Image reading apparatus: To enable accurate image reading and concurrently therewith, enable a reading optical system to be varied easily in an apparatus configuration in which first and second read portions are disposed in planes inclined a predetermined angle, the apparatus has an apparatus housing 10, a platen 11 disposed in the apparatus... Agent: Nisca Corporation
20110157664 - Image recording device: An image recording device having a recording unit to record an image on a sheet is provided. The image recording unit includes a feed guide defining a first conveying path; an arm disposed between the recording unit and the tray, the arm having a feed roller rotatably disposed at a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157665 - Scanning apparatus achieving boundary localization and method for achieving boundary localization thereof: The present invention relates to a method for achieving boundary localization in a scanning apparatus, as well as to a scanning apparatus, which is capable of achieving intelligent judgement on boundary localization of the scanned file by means of this method, through an effective combination of optical, electronical and mechanical... Agent: Sky Light Electronic (shenzhen) Limited06/23/2011 > 57 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories. invention type
20110149302 - Method and apparatus for process magnification adjustment: A magnification adjustment method for a document processing system having a fixed frequency clock source providing a fixed frequency output signal to a plurality of raster output scanners (ROSs) and a numerically controlled oscillator (NCO)-based adjustable frequency clock source providing an adjustable frequency output signal to the ROSs is disclosed.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110149320 - Image forming device, method of forming image, and recording medium storing control program for controlling image forming device: An image forming device includes a scanner for scanning a document image, and a controller for controlling the image forming device. The controller determines whether or not a loss detection image for determining presence or absence of data loss has been superimposed on a first document image scanned by the... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110149321 - Image forming apparatus and function performing method thereof: A function performing method of an image forming apparatus which includes at least one function and is connected to at least one host apparatus, the method including: setting a resources table corresponding to an assignment of resources to at least one function of the image forming apparatus; storing the set... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149324 - Image forming device: An image forming device for printing print data received from a terminal device through a communication network; the image forming device including an acquiring unit, a storing unit, a determining unit, and a print control unit. The acquiring unit acquires terminal identification information of the terminal device from the terminal... Agent: Murata Machinery Ltd.
20110149323 - Information processing apparatus and method: An information processing apparatus provided with a display unit includes a status information display unit configured to display status information of a job present in a print queue via the display unit, an acquisition unit configured to acquire setting information of the job present in the print queue, and a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149328 - Information processing apparatus and method: When a document is to be edited and the edited document is to be output to a printing apparatus, a printing apparatus to be used is designated. Either of the first mode in which all predetermined setting items stored in a storage medium in advance are selected, and the second... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149327 - Information processing apparatus and print setting reflection method pertaining to an information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus that includes a first graphics processing unit for converting graphics data output from an application to first print information, and a conversion unit for converting the first print information to a second print information configured to be processed by a second type printer driver that is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149326 - Information processing apparatus, control method therefor, and program: It is determined whether a combination of an output requesting application and a printer driver designated as an output destination is a combination of the first application and first printer driver or a combination of the second application and second printer driver. When it is determined that the combination of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149322 - Method of executing additional extended feature of image forming apparatus and image forming apparatus to perform the same: A method of executing an additional extended feature of an image forming apparatus, includes receiving an application from an external storage medium, the application corresponding to the additional extended feature, installing the received application using one operating system of the plurality of operating systems, selecting the additional extended feature from... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20110149325 - Method of managing files of image forming apparatus and image forming apparatus to perform the method: A method of managing files of an image forming apparatus having a display unit and connectable to at least one storage medium including a document box is provided. The method includes connecting the storage medium to the image forming apparatus, determining if an information file corresponding to document box exists... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20110149329 - Printing control apparatus and method: When a user enters control information for controlling a printing device, the information is stored in a user information storage unit. All combinations of items of the control information capable of being set by the user and values of items incapable of being set by the user, these having been... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149331 - Dynamic printer modelling for output checking: Disclosed is a method (100) for detecting print errors, the method comprising printing (130) a source input document (166) to form an output print (163), imaging (140) the output print (163) to form a scan image (164), determining a set of parameters modelling characteristics of the printer used to perform... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149330 - Image forming apparatus and error guide offering method thereof: An error guide offering method of an image forming apparatus which includes a display unit to display a user interface (UI) offering an error guide to an error, the method including: detecting the error from the image forming apparatus; determining whether the error occurs from a plurality of locations; determining... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149332 - Method of setting display mode in image forming apparatus and image forming system to set the display mode: A method of setting a display mode in an image forming apparatus connected to an external apparatus via a network includes logging in to the image forming apparatus, authenticating log-in information according to the logging in at the image forming apparatus, displaying a document box and file stored in the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20110149342 - Communication apparatus and method of controlling the same: There is provided a communication apparatus including a communication unit configured to communicate with a control apparatus, which has a recording unit and executes processing in accordance with a command that has been written to the recording unit, an accepting unit configured to accept selection of a command by a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149337 - Dimensional document production method and system: A method and system generate a workflow for the production of a three-dimensional document. A knowledge base contains production rules for several dimensional documents. The production rules relate to a plurality of jobs, i.e., units of work involved in the production of a dimensional document. The rules also identify human... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110149339 - Image forming apparatus and method of distinguishing xps file: An image forming apparatus including a communication interface to receive printing data from the external device, a determiner to determine whether the received printing data is a compressed file, an extractor to extract a file name in at least one local file header of the printing data, when the received... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20110149341 - Image forming apparatus, host apparatus, and method of controlling the same: A method of controlling a host apparatus which is connectable with at least one image forming apparatus via a universal serial bus (USB) includes connecting the image forming apparatus having a storage unit in which at least one application program is stored with the host apparatus. The host apparatus recognizes... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149346 - Image processing apparatus and control method of the same: There are provided an image processing apparatus and its control method in which sheet size/type and options can be set every image without reducing the number of images written onto one index sheet. The options include image processes such as addition of a date, VIVID-photo, noise cancellation, automatic photograph correction,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149343 - Image processing apparatus having file server function, and control method and storage medium therefor: An image processing apparatus having a file server function and capable of using a path notification function according to the way in which the image processing apparatus is utilized by a user. The image forming apparatus does not perform a URI notification, if an image data file is stored into... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149344 - Log information management system, control method therefor, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus transmits a log notification request to a server before log transmission. The server responds to the image forming apparatus by appropriately performing scheduling of a log transmission time to disperse a load. The image forming apparatus transmits a log at a time designated by the server.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149336 - Mechanism for verifying variable print data: A printing system is disclosed. The printing system includes a first printer to print to a medium a first type of data and a shadow image of variable data to be printed on the medium, and a second printer to print the variable data to the medium based on the... Agent:
20110149340 - Method, system and computer program product for manipulating a graphic entity: A system, a method and a computer program product for manipulating a graphic entity. The method includes: receiving first cage vertices information, second cage vertices information and second cage face orientation information; wherein the graphic entity is at least partially surrounded by the first cage and wherein a transformed graphic... Agent: Ramot At Tel-aviv University Ltd.
20110149333 - Methods and apparatus to select a paper source for image printing: Methods and apparatus for selecting a paper source for image printing are provided. A user accesses a service available from a print server for printing an image. The print server may download the image from a storage server over a network. The print server automatically identifies a list of paper... Agent:
20110149334 - Methods and systems for processing a print job in a print shop: A system for processing a print job in a print production environment may include a plurality of print production devices in a production line, a computing device in communication with the one or more print production devices and a computer readable storage medium in communication with the computing device. The... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110149338 - Parallel decode for run length limited encoded datastreams: Methods and systems for parallel decoding Run Length Limited (RLL) encoded datastreams is disclosed. In one embodiment, a decoding system includes a parsing system, a first decoder, and a second decoder. The parsing system receives a Run Length Limited (RLL) encoded datastream and identifies a first header and a following... Agent:
20110149345 - Print job management apparatus, system, and method: A disclosed print job management apparatus includes a job registering unit configured to associate the print setup information with first identifiers, associate the print data with second identifiers formed by adding predetermined symbols to the first identifiers, record the print setup information and the print data in a job information... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd
20110149335 - Printing a plurality of electronic documents on a computer printer, where the printer is logically coupled to a plurality of computer systems: The present invention provides a processor-implemented method and system of printing a plurality of electronic documents on a computer printer, where the printer is logically coupled to a plurality of computer systems. In an exemplary embodiment, the method and system include (1) bundling requests for printing a set of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110149347 - Print data processing apparatus, print data processing method, and storage medium: A print data processing apparatus allocates memory from an unused area of memory to one processor out of two processors so that a size of the memory allocated to the processor is equal to a fallback threshold value, and then allocates an unused area of the remaining memory to the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149303 - Controlling device: A controlling device may perform an image process on specific image data so as to generate processed image data, select a process mode from a plurality of process modes, including a first process mode and a second process mode, and perform the image process according to the selected process mode.... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149304 - Image output control system, image processing device, and image processing method: In an image output control system, an image processing device makes image data subjected to a preset series of image processing and supplies processed image data to an image output device to output a resulting image. The image processing device collects a number of pixels among pixels constituting the image... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110149305 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: In image processing, it is possible to suppress density fluctuation and keep graininess low as well as obtain a good balance of the processing load. More specifically, when dividing multi-valued data and generating two-pass multi-pass printing data, divided multi-valued data that is common to the two passes is generated in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149306 - Image scanning apparatus and method: An image scanning apparatus and method. The image scanning apparatus which scans an image of document includes a light source including at least three light emitting elements of red, green, and blue, which are sequentially lit up at intervals of a first time, a light emitting time control unit to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149318 - Apparatus, method and program for processing an image: An image processing apparatus includes a comparison unit, a change unit, and a printing unit to perform variable printing in a form of a composite of a master page and a variable page. The comparison unit compares a color of the master page and a color of the variable page... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149311 - Color inconstancy guide for spot color print applications: What is disclosed is a novel system and method for generating a color inconstancy guide for use in spot color print applications. In a manner more fully disclosed herein, color inconstancy values are calculated for selected spot colors of interest using a color inconstancy metric. A color inconstancy guide is... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110149319 - Image processing apparatus and color processing method: It is difficult to appropriate estimate the colorimetric values of an arbitrary patch at a desired temperature with respect to an arbitrary medium in consideration of the influence of a fluorescent whitening agent contained in the medium. Target patch colorimetric values obtained when patches of a plurality of colors formed... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149309 - Memory efficient electronic registration method that compensates image content and prevents halftone moirÉ: Systems and methods are described that facilitate compensating for slow scan direction displacement (e.g., skew and/or bow) defects in a raster line using slow-scan electronic registration. Input image data is buffered at low-resolution (e.g., 600 spi or the like). Displacement compensation is performed as the low-resolution contone image data is... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110149317 - Method and a device for controlling printing of graphical information: A method for controlling printing of graphical information in combination with a coding pattern, wherein the graphical information and the coding pattern are to be printed with separate inks, the coding pattern being printed using a black ink corresponding to a K component of a CMYK colour space and the... Agent:
20110149310 - Method and apparatus for printing on custom media using an image production device: A method and apparatus for generating a custom media template for printing by an image production device is disclosed and may include receiving a request to generate a custom print preview template, initiating a scan of the custom print preview template document, receiving the scanned custom print preview template, and... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110149315 - Printing apparatus, printing apparatus control method, and storage medium: A control method for controlling a printing apparatus configured to print image data and capable of conveying a printed sheet to a postprocessing apparatus configured to trim the printed sheet identifies and manages a region to be cut off by trimming and another region not to be cut off by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149314 - Printing control terminal device and method of printing xml paper specification (xps) file: A printing control terminal device includes a user interface to receive a command to print an XPS file on an XPS viewer, an analyzing unit to analyze at least one of a print ticket, a core property, and a digital signature included in the XPS file, and to distinguish a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20110149316 - Printing system, printing method, image processing system, and image processing method: According to the present invention, patch data is printed in such a manner that the length of a low-optical-density patch is small and the length of a high-optical-density patch is large. In addition, the measurement is performed by a sensor that measures at a constant scanning speed. Therefore, SN of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149308 - Red-green-blue to monochrome color conversion: Systems and associated methods provide for converting an RGB color image to a grayscale image via a lookup table of correction values. The lookup table is generated and used to compensate for errors in converting the color image to the grayscale image. The lookup table is generated by generating a... Agent:
20110149313 - Reference color difference quantity guide for spot color applications: What is disclosed is a novel system and method for generating a reference color difference quantity guide for spot color print applications. RCDQ values are determined for spot colors obtained from a library of spot colors. A reference color difference quantity guide is created from the spot colors and their... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110149307 - Selection of samples for spanning a spectral gamut: Determining a spectral gamut of a device by designating a spanning set of samples which span the spectral gamut. A first crude spanning set of samples is established by specifying one or more corresponding device values in a device color space. The first crude spanning set is refined by processing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149312 - Spectral matching guide for spot color print applications: What is disclosed is a novel system and method for generating a spectral matching guide for spot color print applications. Spectral matching values are determined for spot colors obtained from a library of spot colors. A spectral matching guide is created from the spot colors and their respective spectral matching... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110149348 - Determining document authenticity in a closed-loop process: A document authentication method uses a watermark added in a printed document to detection possible alterations made to the document after it was printed. First, a visible watermark in the form of a dot pattern is overlapped with an original digital image. The watermarked image is printed out as a... Agent: Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.
20110149349 - Method for producing a multi-layered film: A method for producing a multi-layered film wherein an engraving layer is partially printed onto a support film. Said engraving layer may be made of a UV-cured printing ink and a cover layer is applied to the entire surface above the partial engraving layer, optionally, directly to the partial engraving... Agent: Tesa Se
20110149350 - Document processing apparatus: A document processing apparatus comprises an image reader for scanning an original manuscript which is not updated to generate first image data on the original manuscript and for scanning an updated manuscript to generate second image data on the updated manuscript, a text information extraction part for extracting first text... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110149351 - Image reading device, method of reading image, and recording medium storing control program for controlling image reading device: An image reading device includes a transport unit for transporting a document, a scanner for scanning image data of the document transported by the transport unit, and a controller for controlling the image reading device. The controller extracts a plurality of one-character areas included in the image data, recognizes character... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110149353 - Calibration surface and platen for an image capture device: In one embodiment, a calibration surface for an image capture device includes a surface comprising glossy areas and matte areas. In another embodiment, a platen for supporting a document or other object to be imaged in an image capture device includes a flat surface having glossy areas and matte areas... Agent:
20110149354 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a cover member which is openable and closable with respect to main assembly of the image forming apparatus; and an image reading portion, movable to a first position and a second position which is retracted from an image forming portion more than the first position,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149355 - Imaging apparatus for imaging integrated circuits on an integrated circuit carrier: The invention provides for an imaging apparatus for imaging an integrated circuit carrier and respective integrated circuits mounted on the integrated circuit carrier. The imaging apparatus has a support structure and a bed mounted on the support structure. The bed is displaceable along a horizontal axis. A nest assembly is... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110149352 - Methods and apparatus to provide availability for networked scanning: Methods and apparatus for scanning documents when a network is not available are provided. The document scans at least an entire page of a document for a user. If the document scanner identifies that the network is not available, the document scanner stores the scanned document in a repository at... Agent:
20110149356 - Image capturing device: An image capturing device includes: a first base, including a first side edge and a second side edge opposite to each other; a first light-emitting element, located at the first side edge, for emitting a first light source to illuminate a document; a first compensator, located at the second side... Agent: Teco Image System Co., Ltd.
20110149357 - Image reading apparatus, control method of image reading apparatus, and storage medium: A method includes reading an image of a document obtained by a reading unit exposing the document to light with an exposure unit, causing the reading unit to perform first reading processing for reading first information obtained by causing the exposure unit to perform exposure with a first light amount,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149358 - Contact-type image scanner and scan controlling method thereof: A contact-type image scanner includes an illumination unit, a control unit and a photo-sensing unit. The illumination unit includes a first, a second and a third light source for respectively emitting different color light beams on an original surface. The control unit is in communication with the illumination unit for... Agent: Teco Image System Co., Ltd.06/16/2011 > 45 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories. invention type
20110141506 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a decision unit for deciding whether or not each of physical pages of a document file is unprintable based on whether or not an inserter is designated as a paper feed unit, a determination unit for determining whether or not printing of a document is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141509 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a facsimile-printing-role-information acquiring unit configured to acquire, in user unit, facsimile printing role information indicating whether facsimile data is handled, a forced-printing-information acquiring unit configured to acquire forced printing information indicating whether received facsimile data is forcibly printed, a facsimile-data-reception processing... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141507 - Information processing method and information processing apparatus: A printer driver generates a print command based on the spool data of a print job to thereby transmit the print command to a printer. The printer driver manages a correspondence between job identification information that identifies a print job for which an error occurred and information about the number... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141508 - Variable printing control apparatus and control program: A variable printing control apparatus for creating an image data to be printed, using variable printing data containing a plurality of page data in which one of a plurality of parts is arranged in one page, the variable printing control apparatus being configured to implement: a first processing method for... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110141516 - Data processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and control method for controlling data processing apparatus: A method for transferring image data to be transferred is switched depending on whether print setting is performed to image data transferred from a data processing apparatus. The the control method includes performing print setting to image data to be transferred to the image forming apparatus, determining whether the print... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141519 - Data processing system, data processing apparatus, data processing method, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: The present invention can intuitively perform processing such as printing relating to an application program that is opened by an information processing apparatus. Further, the present invention displays an image indicted by data, by a display unit of a data processing apparatus so that a user can easily confirm whether... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141513 - Document use managing system, document use management method, temporary use license issuing apparatus, document using apparatus, and computer-readable medium: A temporary use license issuing apparatus includes a communicating unit, an instruction receiving unit, and an issuing unit. The communicating unit communicates with a document use managing apparatus storing pieces of management information prescribing scopes of operation authority of respective users over documents and manages users' operations on documents according... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110141515 - Image forming apparatus, control method for image forming apparatus and storage medium: The invention provides an image forming apparatus comprising: a combining unit configured to combine an image data and a form image page-by-page; an image forming unit configured to make the image combined by the combining unit to be formed using a print unit for forming the image data and a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141514 - Image processing apparatus and control method therefor: An image processing apparatus having a function of image processing on a file stored in a storage device includes an interface unit configured to read data from the storage device, an acquisition unit configured to acquire information about files stored in the storage device, via the interface unit, a display... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141520 - Image processing apparatus, method for executing job, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image processing apparatus reads out job ticket data indicating first conditions used for executing a job and a permission to change each of the first conditions and lack thereof. The image processing apparatus, then, reads out a functional conditions table indicating a first group made by grouping second conditions... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110141518 - Information distribution apparatus, information processing apparatus, and control method: In an information distribution apparatus, if an optimum layout of a plurality of printers is calculated and a printer utilization information list is updated, a determination is made for each client to check whether a printer to be used by each client has been changed. Then, if the printer to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141512 - Media access control address installation for tandem print engine configurations: modifying a card cage enclosure to include a bit selector for each image path board; and, creating a unique IP address for each MAC address including generating a unique octet for each MAC address. A slot ID is used for the generating of the unique octet for each MAC address... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110141511 - Printer settings customization mechanism: A method disclosed. The method includes receiving printer settings from a plurality of printers, generating one or more settings profiles based upon the received printer settings; downloading a settings profile to a new printer upon installation; and customizing a graphical user interface (GUI) based upon the downloaded settings profile.... Agent:
20110141517 - Printing apparatus and printing system: Disclosed is a printing system in which any one of plural printers implements a print job outputted by a print instructing apparatus, without employing an exclusive apparatus that controls the plurality of printers so as to determine a processing destination printer. The printer serving as one of the plural printers... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110141510 - System and method for intelligent routing of scan files: The subject application is directed to a system and method for intelligent routing of scan files. Scan data is received from a scan of an associated tangible document from a scanner and character data is extracted via optical character recognition. Data corresponding to a plurality of preselected character sets is... Agent:
20110141521 - Preserving user applied markings made to a hardcopy original document: What is disclosed is a novel system and method for preserving user-applied markings made to a hardcopy of an original document and for generating a new composite document containing the user markings which can be reprinted without loss of image quality. In one embodiment, an original document is scanned to... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110141522 - Identification card: In order to produce a highly effective security feature on a substrate material in a simple manner, a printed image is applied to one side and a laser image is applied to the other side in an at least partially congruent fashion, in particular on a transparent part of the... Agent:
20110141491 - Automatic high-precision registration correction system with low resolution imaging: System and apparatus for automatically correcting alignment of printer writers using a scanner for calculating a calibration parameter. The calibration parameter is used to adjust or maintain the alignment of the printer writers.... Agent:
20110141492 - Information processing apparatus and control method: A UI driver determines an output region corresponding to an output paper size in a display region of the printer driver UI, and if a length of at least one side of the output region is longer than a corresponding side of an original image, performs cropping of the original... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141493 - System and method for managing contacts and calendars within an online card system: A computer implemented system and method are described in which stationery/card calendar events are automatically generated in a user's calendar database based on the contacts data stored within a contacts database, the stationery/card calendar events including milestones associated with each of the contacts. At least some of the calendar events... Agent:
20110141494 - System, apparatus, and method for oriented switch of promotion information: The present invention discloses a method of printing promotion information, comprises receiving data to be printed from the POS terminal; in response to the data to be printed, determining promotion information according to policy conditions; and printing the data to be printed from the POS terminal and the promotion information.... Agent:
20110141495 - Automatic high-precision registration correction method via low resolution imaging: Method for automatically correcting alignment of printer writers using an imaging device such as a scanner for calculating a calibration parameter. The calibration parameter is used to adjust or maintain the alignment of the printer writers.... Agent:
20110141498 - Control device, image forming device, image forming system, control method and computer readable medium: An image formation control device is provided with a control unit. The control unit controls generation of information for forming a transparent image on the basis of settings that include at least a superimposition region and a superimposition sequence, when plurality of images which include the transparent image and a... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110141496 - Controlling error diffusion dot density: A method for improving printing quality of a digital image using error diffusion screening including the steps for each pixel in a digital image: a) initialize weighted error diffusion value; b) translate first value (220) of each pixel of the digital image to a second value (916); c) translate the... Agent:
20110141500 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product: An image processing apparatus includes: a setting unit that sets a color index representing a category to which an achromatic color and at least one chromatic color that are included in image data belong; an adjustment unit that adjusts a color tone of the achromatic color belonging to the category... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20110141501 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product: An image processing apparatus includes an object type determining unit that determines whether a drawing object in the input image data includes a color character group; a background area extracting unit that extracts the background area on which the color character group is formed in the drawing object; a monochromatic... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20110141499 - Image processing device and image processing apparatus: An image processing device processes image data, which is edited to image data including, in correspondence with each pixel of an object included in the image, a pixel value field that holds a pixel value of the pixel and an attribute value field that holds an attribute value. The image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141502 - Image processor and image processing method: An image processor and an image processing method are provided which can suppress both a bronzing phenomenon and a color rolling in an inkjet printing apparatus and produce high-quality monochrome pictures. To that end, a monochrome image is processed by generating the multivalued density data for a chromatic ink having... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141504 - Image reading device for correcting image read from original, method of controlling the image reading device, and storage medium: An image reading device which corrects images read from respective first and second sides of an original without increasing the total circuit size. A scanner unit (image reading device) reads an image on a front surface of an original by a front-side reading section and reads an image on a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141503 - Multilevel printing process and device using a raster bitmap and assignment method for multilevel screens: A process for printing substrates includes assigning image dots of printer-ready copy to pixels of a multilevel map and assigning values to the pixels depending on the tonal value of the image dot for assigning n+1 different values, where n>1. Artifacts are prevented in multilevel printing processes by assigning threshold... Agent: Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Aktiengesellschaft
20110141505 - Printing system, printer driver and copier: Disclosed is a printing system including a printing device having one or more feeders, and a computer. The computer includes a setting reception unit that stores beforehand a setting of ON or OFF of a colorant save mode in which a process of saving a colorant is performed for every... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110141497 - System and method for print profile selection: A computer-based method and system for optimal print profile selection are provided. The method includes receiving a color document and print profiles into memory, identifying out-of-gamut regions within the color document, presenting the identified out-of-gamut regions to a user, receiving color accuracy requirements from the user for at least one... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110141523 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: In image processing, it is possible to suitably reduce density unevenness and graininess according to the ink used in printing. More specifically, when dividing multi-valued data and generating data for 2-pass multi-pass printing, in addition to divided multi-valued data for each of the two passes, divided multi-valued data that is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141524 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: When dividing multi-valued data and generating data for two-pass multi-pass printing, in addition to divided multi-valued data that are divided for each of the two passes, divided multi-valued data that is common to both of the two passes is generated. Moreover, quantized data of that common multi-valued data is reflected... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141526 - Image output inspection system, image inspection apparatus, and computer program product: An image-output inspection system includes a printer controller that generates output image data subjected to halftone processing in accordance with an input image forming condition specified in a printer language, an image output device that forms an image on an image output medium on the basis of the output image... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20110141527 - Image processing device and printing apparatus for performing bidirectional printing: A printing apparatus performs printing on a print medium. The printing apparatus includes: a dot data generator that performs a halftone process on image data, wherein the print image is formed by mutually combining print pixels belonging to each of a plurality of pixel position groups for which a physical... Agent:
20110141525 - Multi-level halftone screens: The present invention relates to methods of improving color image quality by optimization of the gray level screens including blending a plurality of gray level screens to reducing the color grain noise and maintaining larger color gamut for the pictorial color imagery in the color printing systems that utilize gray... Agent:
20110141528 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes: a color information acquiring unit that acquires color information of each scanning line of each head in a main scanning direction; and a correction unit that corrects a parameter used for a halftone process of a scanning line in the main scanning direction and a... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20110141529 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and storage medium: An image processing apparatus connected via a network to a plurality of image forming apparatuses that implement a first gradation correction, or a second gradation correction, for instructing the connected plurality of image forming apparatuses to implement gradation corrections. The image processing apparatus includes a selection unit configured to select... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141530 - Embedding information using modulated periodic line patterns: A method and system is provided providing a variable data guilloché pattern comprised of variable data differential line pattern fonts comprising decodable template symbols which are capable of being selectively assembled into a predetermined variable data code. The differential line pattern fonts are further spatially modulated for imposition of a... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110141531 - Image processing device: An image processing unit has a main body unit including scanner, facsimile and display sections, and a first control section for controlling the scanner, facsimile and display sections. A network unit includes a second control section for controlling exchange of information through an interface section. A bus connects the main... Agent: Murata Machinery, Ltd.
20110141534 - Image forming apparatus and method of copying two-sided card thereof: An image forming apparatus to copy a two-sided card is disclosed. The image forming apparatus includes a user interface unit to adjust a layout for copying both sides of the two-sided card, an image reading unit to read the both sides of the two-sided card and generates scanned images, a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110141532 - Optical reading document board, image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus including the image reading apparatus: An optical reading document board, an image reading apparatus, and an image forming apparatus, the optical reading document board including a platen formed of transparent glass and having a top surface on which a document is placed, and a reflectance reduction layer coated on a bottom surface of the platen... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110141533 - Scanner having background assembly: A scanner includes a reference backing member, a scan assembly and a light-obstruction member. The scan assembly, disposed opposite the reference backing member, scans a reference block of the reference backing member and an original block of an original in a scan region. The scan assembly includes a light source... Agent:
20110141535 - Document scanner with automatic dust avoidance: A document scanner with automatic dust avoidance includes an automated document feeder; a transparent plate; an illumination source for illuminating the document through the transparent plate; at least one mirror for reflecting light reflected from the document; at least one sensor for imaging light from the at least one mirror;... Agent:06/09/2011 > 55 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories. invention type
20110134441 - System and method for customizing and printing custom designed stickers: A system and method for customizing and printing custom designed stickers allows a user to select almost unlimited designs (e.g., colors, patterns, artwork, photographs) and to print the selected designs on a blank sticker sheet. The system and method thus allows a retail store to stock blank sticker sheets, avoids... Agent: Momenta, Inc.
20110134452 - Host apparatus connected to image forming apparatus and setting information management method thereof: A setting information management method of a host apparatus which is communicatively coupled to a plurality of image forming apparatuses that include setting information, the method including selecting at least two image forming apparatuses, receiving at least one setting item and a setting value corresponding to the setting item of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20110134455 - Image forming apparatus: Am MFP (100) is provided with: a casing (22) which is turnably supported at a turning support point (25) to an apparatus main body (40) and which stores an image reading part (20) capable of optically reading a document; and an outer cover (23) which is turnably supported at a... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110134457 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of functions including a function of executing an operation involving use of a consumable, a selecting unit that selects one function from the plurality of functions, a detector that detects a remaining level of the consumable and a controller. The controller is operable... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134454 - Information processing apparatus, control method for the same and computer program product: An information processing apparatus which processes print information including inputted serial number information and arbitrary information includes: a serial number processing unit which carries out serial number processing to update the serial number information in ascending order or in descending order; a storage unit which stores the print information as... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110134451 - Method and system for determining root cause of problems in members of a fleet of multi-function devices: A distributed data mining system and method for determining root cause of problems associated with a MFD cloud. The MFD cloud may be configured to include a fleet of networked MFDs within an enterprise firewall to perform data analytics in real time. High frequency data with describing the state of... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110134453 - Multifunction printer and recording medium: In a multifunction printer, a web browser section displays in an operation section an operation window indicated by window data obtained from a web server section and notifies the web server section of an application execution instruction entered into the operation window. Then, as soon as the web server section... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134456 - Multifunction printer, multifunction printer control system, and recording medium: A multifunction printer includes a display section, a web browser section for operating in accordance with software for a web browser, and a second web server section for operating in accordance with software for a web server. The web browser section causes the display section to display an operation window... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134459 - Image forming apapratus, method for controlling the same, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus includes an address book management application which receives from a client PC an instruction as to address data stored in an HDD of an image forming apparatus. When the instruction is a backup instruction, the address book management application acquires the address data from an address... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134462 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire data targeted for image processing; a memory unit configured to store the acquired data; an output unit configured to output the data; and an access-right controller configured to provide the data with pre-defined access right when the data are... Agent: Oki Data Corporation
20110134458 - Printed matter examination apparatus, printed matter examination method, and printed matter examination system: A printed matter examination apparatus includes a master data acquiring unit configured to acquire master data that is data for printing and contains code information that is converted for printing; a code information acquiring unit configured to acquire unconverted code information; a code information recognition unit configured to recognize the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20110134460 - Printing apparatus and control method therefor: A printing apparatus according to this invention includes a plurality of paper feed cassettes. Upon receiving a print job which designates a paper feed cassette, the printing apparatus determines whether the paper size of the paper feed cassette designated by the print job that is stored in a memory matches... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134461 - Printing apparatus, printing resuming method, and storage medium: There is provided a printing apparatus capable of solving the problem by including a sheet discharge unit configured to discharge data from the first page of the record including a page where a printing error occurs to the page related to the page where the printing error occurs held on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134480 - Application service provider server, data server, recording medium, and program: An application server, a data server, and a printer are connected to one another via a communication network. The application server executes application software. Then, the application server generates print data for printing an interim result or final result of processing performed by the application software, and sends the print... Agent:
20110134478 - Communication device: an electronic controller having a first simulator simulating an analogue telephone network, a second simulator simulating the second facsimile machine ready to receive a fax, and a forwarding device to forward digital data via the digital communication network which contain the digital file corresponding to the fax.... Agent:
20110134468 - Control point, image forming apparatus and method for processing event: An image forming apparatus is provided, which includes a communication interface (CI) to search at least one connectable control point (CP), an event management unit to set event notification information for the CP found by the search, and if an event occurs in the image forming apparatus, to select the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134465 - Control point, image forming apparatus, and method of controlling printing: A control point includes a communication interface to search for one or more image forming apparatuses using digital living network alliance (DLNA), a user interface unit through which at least one piece of content is selected for printing using a user interface of the control point, and through which an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134463 - Control point, image forming apparatus, and printing control method: A control point including a user interface through which at least one file for printing is selected, a communication interface which searches for at least one image forming apparatus using DLNA, a DLNA stack unit which receives device information corresponding to the searched at least one image forming apparatus, an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134471 - Document management system, document management method, and storage medium: A document management system includes a primary storage server and a secondary storage server. The primary storage server stores document information about a document including owner information for identifying a user having registered the document and group information for identifying a group to which the user belongs in the primary... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134469 - Image forming apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium: When a preview image is displayed, an area on which a certain finishing process is executed is automatically enlarged and displayed. A control method for controlling an image forming apparatus including a display unit for previewing print results obtained by printing print information to be printed, the control method comprising:... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134475 - Image forming system including web server, web browser-equipped print control apparatus, and web browser-equipped image forming apparatus, and method of forming image in image forming system: An image forming system capable of causing cooperation between operation screens displayed on the respective web browsers of a print control apparatus and an image forming apparatus. When receiving a screen update request from the print control apparatus, the web server determines whether the request is from the print control... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134467 - Image processing device, image forming device and method for processing image: An image processing device, an image forming device, and a method for processing image for: separating a first print job into a first piece of job setting information and a first piece of image information; having the first piece of job setting information and the second piece of image information... Agent: Riso Kagaku Corporation
20110134470 - Information processing apparatus, display control method, and storage medium: The information processing apparatus which controls a display unit includes a control unit configured to control the display unit to display specific information in area which is different from an area of image in which the specific information is included or configured to control the display unit to display specific... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134481 - Information processing apparatus, process control method, and process control program product: A disclosed information processing apparatus includes an information processing unit configured to operate as a daemon process; an information displaying unit configured to operate as a process different from the daemon process and display a screen relevant to the information processing unit; a first ending unit configured to end the... Agent:
20110134472 - Master management server, cache management server,and print document information management system: A master management server for managing print document information in a master includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a disposal reference date from a system management server for managing a date used as a reference date in disposal processing of print document information, and a master management unit configured... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134477 - Network printer: A network printer includes a communication unit that conducts communication with a communication terminal connected through a network, and a recording unit. The recording unit can be put in a first power state and a second power state, whose power consumption is lower than that of the first power state,... Agent: Muratec Machinery Ltd.
20110134474 - Network system, electronic device, and method for controlling electronic device in network system: In one embodiment, a network system according to the present invention is a network system in which a plurality of image forming apparatuses are communicably connected via a network, and an electronic device capable of independent operation is communicably connected to each of the plurality of image forming apparatuses. The... Agent:
20110134466 - Print server, method for generating print setting screen, and storage medium: A print server includes a receiving unit configured to receive, from a printer, user information input in the printer, a storage unit configured to store the user information received by the receiving unit, an acquisition unit configured to acquire user information issued from a client apparatus, and a generation unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134482 - Printer for a cash register system: The invention relates to a printer for a cash register system that has a computer which has a plurality of interfaces to connect to a cash drawer, a keyboard, a customer display, an operator display, a scanner and/or a monitor as well as a network interface, wherein the printer has... Agent: Wincor Nixdorf International Gmbh
20110134464 - Printing control apparatus and printing control method: A printing control apparatus includes a user interface to display at least one of pre-stored hierarchical printing options if a command to print an XPS file is received, an analysis unit to analyze a hierarchical structure of the XPS file, an applying unit to apply a pre-stored hierarchical printing option... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134473 - Printing system and control method thereof: The present invention provides a printing system provided with a printing apparatus and a post-processing apparatus, and a control method thereof, wherein, when an instruction is given to execute an off-line job in which a post-process by the post-processing apparatus is performed without printing by the printing apparatus (S11), a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134476 - Printing system, control method thereof, and storage medium: A printing system includes a host computer and a printer. The host computer includes a CPU that requests to the printer a storing job list of storing jobs and determines a plurality of jobs to be collectively printed and a printing order of the plurality of jobs from the received... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134479 - Replaceable printer component including a memory updated atomically: A replaceable printer component includes a memory device and a communication link. The memory device includes a memory and a circuit configured to atomically update data stored in the memory. The communication link is configured to communicatively link the memory device to a printer controller when the replaceable printer component... Agent:
20110134483 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus for generating print data determines whether an occupancy rate of objects to be printed on a paper sheet is larger than a set threshold value, and, in a case where the occupancy rate is determined to be larger than the threshold value, performs processing for changing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134484 - Image processing apparatus, control method of image processing apparatus, and storage medium: It enables even by an image forming apparatus which does not have a function to recognize an image other than a leading image included in a multi-image file to print the image other than the leading image. To do so, there is provided a control method which comprises: outputting the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134485 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium storing program thereof: If it is determined that a quality of a print product produced by printing a second variable drawing object, which is generated by combining a fixed drawing object and a first variable drawing object, by using a digital printing machine is within an allowable range, an information processing apparatus generates... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134443 - Data processing apparatus, image processing apparatus, and method therefor: There are provided a data processing apparatus which makes an I/F for data processing modules (processors) versatile to facilitate addition/modification on a data processing module basis in accordance with processing contents, an image processing apparatus, and a method for the apparatuses. A data processing module (3) includes a read address... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134442 - Image forming apparatus, control method for image forming apparatus, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus may include a calculating unit and a display control unit. The image forming apparatus may process a job according to a charged amount charged on the job and an input amount input into a charging apparatus. The calculating unit calculates a charging amount required for outputting... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134444 - Image forming apparatus and scanning method thereof: A scanning method of an image forming apparatus including free-scanning a page to be scanned, setting a scan data generation area to generate scan data on the free-scanned image, if a subsequent page is main-scanned, detecting a relative position of the scan data generation area from a scanned area of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134445 - Printer colorimetry control device, print colorimetry method and printer: A print and colorimetry control device includes a print control section which controls so that an image for which colorimetry is to be carried out is printed on a printing medium, based on predetermined image data, a determining section which determines a position where a colorimetry section is caused to... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110134446 - Image scanning apparatus and method: The image scanning apparatus includes a light source including at least one light emitting diode (LED) to irradiate light to a document which is a scan target, a light source control unit to control a lighting-up point of time of the light source, an image sensor to transform an image... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134449 - Color processing apparatus and method thereof: A color value of output color reproduced based on an output signal value corresponding to an input color value of a grid point in an input color space, which is obtained by sampling a range of the output signal value, are estimated. An evaluation value that evaluates tonality between a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134450 - Image display apparatus that displays information according to size of preview image, control method for image display apparatus, and storage medium: An image display apparatus that can appropriately display supplementary information according to a display magnification for a preview image. A size of a preview image indicative of a printing result of an image to be printed is determined according to an instruction from a user. A type of information on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134448 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method thereof: An image forming apparatus includes an input part for receiving image data; an image processor for image-processing the input image data; an output part for outputting data processed at the image processor; and a controller for controlling the image processor to process the image using one of a plurality of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134447 - Method to retrieve a gamut mapping strategy: What is disclosed is a novel system and method for retrieving a gamut mapping for a color device. A ray-based model is derived from a system estimation of either a seed profile or a seed device. The model is hard coded inside a run-time ICC profile creation algorithm. The runtime... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110134486 - Mechanism for integration of print quality enhancement (pqe) and multi-bit halftone data: A mechanism for integrating print quality enhancement (PQE) and multi-bit halftone data is disclosed. A system of embodiments of the invention includes a print control unit communicably coupled to a printer, the print control unit operable to process received multi-bit input print data for printing by the printer;\. The system... Agent:
20110134487 - Color processing apparatus and method thereof: Color values of output colors reproduced based on output values corresponding to input values of grid points in an input color space, which are obtained by sampling a range of the output values, are estimated. Changes between a color value estimated in correspondence with an input value of a grid... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134488 - Data communication system: In a system in which a facsimile apparatus is connected to a LAN (Local Area Network) to which a plurality of computer terminals are connected, image data obtained by reading aft original image by the scanner of the facsimile apparatus under the control of the operation unit of the facsimile... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134489 - Image processing apparatus and control method thereof: An image processing apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a storage unit for storing image data; a readout unit for reading out the image data from the storage unit, while dividing the image data into a plurality of image data; image processing units for respectively performing image processing on the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134490 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program: An image processing apparatus has a capability of displaying a preview image on a display under the control of a controller even in the middle of a process of reading document pages in a binding reading mode in which a large number of document sheets are read by repeatedly performing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134491 - Duplexing document handler with defect reduction: According to aspects of the embodiments, there is provided methods and systems for correcting illumination defects in document handlers. A document handler successively moves an image-bearing sheet past an image sensor, when the edges of the document passes over the edge guide near a constant velocity transport roll the document... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110134492 - Image processing apparatus and controlling method for the same: When originals whose types are mixed are checked, problems exist as follows. If an original is missing from the originals, or if the order of some originals is wrong in the originals, the check is performed in accordance with a processing instruction which is different from a processing instruction originally... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134495 - Erecting equal-magnification lens array plate, optical scanning unit, and image reading device: An erecting equal-magnification lens array plate includes: a first lens array plate provided with a plurality of first lenses and a plurality of second lenses; a second lens array plate provided with a plurality of third lenses and a plurality of fourth lenses; a first light-shielding wall having a plurality... Agent: Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited
20110134493 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus for forming an image by performing exposure scanning of an image carrier is provided. The apparatus includes a unit for storing image data having a height in a sub-scanning direction equivalent to a certain number of amounts of the image data obtained by a single main... Agent: Cannon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134494 - Image scanning apparatus, control method for image scanning apparatus, and storage medium: A control method for controlling an image reading apparatus includes reading a document having a plurality of pages which is conveyed by a document conveyance device, by a reading unit, checking image data of each page of the document having the plurality of pages read by the reading unit, and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha06/02/2011 > 44 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories. invention type
20110128563 - Automatic device-independent adaptation of page description language data streams: A system and methodology are described herein that enable a network with a plurality of independent computers, with differing print drivers having generated various otherwise potentially incompatible page description language print jobs, to successfully interface with a centralized printer system through a plurality of lines by virtue of on-the-fly adaptation... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110128564 - Image forming apparatus and control method therefor: An image forming apparatus configured to execute functions determines whether an another apparatus can operate a target function, enables display used for causing a user to input an instruction for causing the other apparatus to operate the target function when the other apparatus can operate the target function, transmits information... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128565 - Image processing apparatus, control method of image processing apparatus, and recording medium: An includes a determination unit, a reading unit, a transmission unit, a receiving unit, and a printing unit. The determination unit is configured to determine an external apparatus corresponding to a user authenticated by an authentication unit for authenticating a user, as an external apparatus to be used in a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128566 - Image forming apparatus, host apparatus, and security copy method thereof: A security copy method of an image forming apparatus includes generating scan data by scanning a document including predetermined additional information, determining whether to security-print the document by using the additional information of the generated scan data, determining whether the scan data include color information corresponding to the security area,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20110128567 - Replacement printer cartridge chip with a microcontroller with an encrypted memory device: The invention is a replacement printed circuit board or chip that allows a printer to utilize a replacement printer cartridge. The printed circuit board has an encrypted memory device and a microcontroller, wherein the microcontroller is programmed to intercept the request from the printer for the unique lot number data... Agent:
20110128577 - Computer readable medium having print control program, print controller and computer executable method using the print control program: A computer readable medium having a computer program product stored thereon configures a print controller to perform as a generation section, a storing section, a determination section and an execution section. The generation section is configured to generate a print command based on printing object data that is sequentially input.... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128576 - Control device for controlling light source element and image forming apparatus with control device built therein: Provided is a control device for controlling a light source element configured to irradiate light for reading an image on a document including: a drive portion configured to selectively apply a first drive voltage and a second drive voltage lower than the first drive voltage to the light source element;... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110128575 - Display apparatus, image forming apparatus and computer readable information recording medium: A display apparatus displays a list of functions for application software; stores one or more display modes for disposing setting information in a display component for each of the functions; receives the selected function, generates the one or more display modes of the display component of the function while disposing... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110128584 - File control apparatus, print system, and program for controlling them: Print setting information including information indicating an order of entries of files is created, and a print job is created by appending the print setting information. A sequence of created print jobs to be transmitted is arranged based on the information which is included in the print setting information and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128581 - Image forming apparatus: To a multi-functional peripheral, an external terminal is connected by an external user who performs a remote operation or remote monitoring of an operation for the operation screen. The multi-functional peripheral has a specific user determination portion which determines whether or not the external user who has made the connection... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128580 - Image forming apparatus (printing time setting function): According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus including, a data acquiring unit configured to receive data, an image forming unit configured to visualize the data input to the data acquiring unit and output the data onto a sheet medium, and a managing unit configured to store a condition for... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128569 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus including a main body having an image forming unit forming an image to a printing medium; and a plurality of mail box modules which are disposed to an output side of the printing medium in the main body, each mail box module respectively including a driving... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110128570 - Image forming apparatus and document data management method thereof: A document data management method of an image forming apparatus which is connected to at least one external device by using an IPv6 address which includes receiving the document data from the image forming apparatus, determining whether to assign an IPv6 address to the received document data, assigning a corresponding... Agent:
20110128574 - Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image processing apparatus includes a display portion that displays a condition input screen on which a user enters a condition for a process of printing or scanning an image, a control portion that, when first operation is performed, controls a storage portion to store the condition thus entered, a... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110128573 - Information processing apparatus that obtains contents from web server and displays same on display unit, control method for information processing apparatus, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus that, when contents are obtained from a reliable Web server set in advance, hides an address bar so as to make effective use of a display region of an operation unit in displaying the contents. Contents corresponding to a designated address are obtained from a Web... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128578 - Job management system, readable storage medium storing job management program and electric apparatus: In a job management system, a PC includes a job reception section for receiving setting of a job from a user and a job transmitting section for transmitting the job to a multifunction peripheral. The multifunction peripheral includes a job receiving section for receiving a job from the PC, a... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110128568 - Managing digital images to be printed: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for managing digital images to be shared with and/or printed for a user. In one embodiment, the digital images may be received for the user. That a count of the digital images exceeds a threshold count may be determined. The digital images... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110128571 - Peripheral apparatus control system, peripheral apparatus, information processing apparatus, peripheral apparatus control method, and program: In a network printing system utilizing WSD Print Service, a highly operable peripheral apparatus control system that utilizes a mass storage device and a low-cost shared printer that does not include a function for requesting print data to an information processing apparatus is provided. The peripheral apparatus control system includes... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128583 - Printer for communicating commands with host device and method of controlling said printer: Provided is a printer which receives inquiry information relating to the print setting sent from a host device, sends to the host device reply information based on its characteristic information in response to the received inquiry information, receives print setting information sent from the host device based on the reply... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110128582 - Printer, control method, and used amount acquiring method: There is provided a printer that performs print on a medium by color materials, including: an advance information reading and writing section that reads and writes advance information from and in an advance information holder for storing the advance information; a print control section that outputs a print driving controlling... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110128572 - Printing apparatus, printing method and storage medium: A printer performs printing based on a print setting related to a session ID. A Web application transmits print data to the printer together with the session ID. If a print setting related to the session ID is present, the printer performs printing based on the print setting. If no... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128579 - Printing system, printing apparatus, printing method, and storage medium: A printing system includes a storage unit that stores printing status information and host apparatus identification information. The printing status information includes a printing status representing whether a printing processing of the print job is interrupted, and the host apparatus identification information represents the host apparatus as a requestor of... Agent:
20110128585 - Digital image processing with inherent compression: A method including storing a plurality of page elements. Each of the page elements includes i) a drawing command to render a page on a rendering device, and ii) a plurality of segments, in which each of the segments includes a drawing command for a scanline. The page elements are... Agent:
20110128556 - Image forming apparatus and image processing method: When both of a trapping and a resolution converting process are executed, a deterioration in picture quality occurs. In order to solve this problem, an image forming apparatus is provided which performs a trapping process to expand outlines of objects whose boundaries are in contact with each other, performs a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128557 - Tablet printing apparatus and tablet production method, and tablet: There is provided a tablet printing apparatus that can perform printing at a high speed on tablets arbitrarily supplied in volume at irregular intervals and has a high printing quality. A tablet printing apparatus 1 for multicolor printing on tablets T comprises a conveying belt 24 for conveying the tablets... Agent: Mastermind Co., Ltd.
20110128562 - Color designation control device, color designation control method, and medium storing color designation control program: A color designation control device includes: an image acquisition section that acquires a color image; and a display control section that displays a user interface screen, which includes at least a preview image of the acquired color image and a hue scale representing a change in hue, on a predetermined... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110128560 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a determination unit, and a thinning unit. The acquisition unit may acquire color information concerning color of an image having an attribute of at least one of character or line drawing. The determination unit may determine a thinning ratio for thinning data... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128561 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: When the number (M) of passes is smaller than a threshold value, a first processing mode is selected. In the first processing mode, multivalued image data is divided into pieces of multivalued data corresponding to passes and a common multivalued data for a plurality of passes, the pieces of multivalued... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128559 - Printing device that executes calibration at frequency suited to user demand: A printing device including a printing unit that prints an image with print agent, a calibration unit that executes a calibration process, a specifying unit that specifies a usage amount of the print agent, and a control unit that controls the calibration unit to execute the calibration process at a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128558 - Selecting blended regions of color space: A method for adjusting the color of an image is provided. The image includes a plurality of pixels. The method includes receiving a natural language command to adjust a selected color of at least a portion of the image; determining a selection value for a pixel of interest by comparing... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110128586 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: The cluster of a background is specified among a plurality of clusters classified by clustering processing, and a label area whose size is less than a first threshold value is combined with adjoining another label area which is not the cluster of the background among label areas to which the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128587 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium: An image processing apparatus according to the present invention performs rendering logic sequence determination, rendering region determination, and transparency conversion determination, and, if conversion to a transparent object is determined to be necessary, performs pattern conversion to convert a target pattern into a transparent object.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128588 - Image forming apparatus and method for processing image noise using the same: An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes an output unit to output a density pattern, a detector to detect the output density pattern, a signal extraction unit to extract an image noise signal from at least two sensing areas of the detected density pattern, and a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110128589 - Image processing apparatus and image processing program: An image processing apparatus performing image processing on image data stored in a temporary storage area, is provided. The image processing apparatus includes: a size-reducing unit that reduces a size of original image data, wherein the size of the original image data is reduced according to a parameter of the... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128592 - Erecting equal-magnification lens array plate, optical scanning unit, and image reading device: An erecting equal-magnification lens array plate includes: a first lens array plate and a second lens array plate each provided with a plurality of convex lenses on both surfaces; a first light-shielding member provided with a plurality of first openings; and a second light-shielding member provided with a plurality of... Agent: Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited
20110128593 - Image processing apparatus and processing limiting method: An image processing apparatus includes: an image scanning unit which scans an image of a document; a storage control unit which causes image data acquired by the image scanning unit scanning the image to be stored in a predetermined storage area; a limitation information associating unit which associates limitation information... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128590 - Reading apparatus: A reading apparatus includes an image reading unit that reads an image line-by-line and generates an image signal, a signal processing unit that performs signal processing on the image signal, a reference clock generation unit that generates a reference clock signal, and a PLL unit that generates a driving clock... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128591 - Scan apparatus and carrier sheet having background pattern for boundary detection: A scan apparatus having a background pattern for boundary detection includes a scan region, a scan assembly and a background member. The background member is disposed within the scan region and has the background pattern, which includes two sets of lines intersecting each other. The scan assembly scans an original... Agent:
20110128594 - Exposure head and image forming apparatus: Disclosed is an exposure head including a light emitting element array including light emitting elements disposed in a first direction, a light blocking member including an aperture stop through which lights emitted from the light emitting elements pass, and an image forming optical system that makes an image by using... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110128595 - Scanning speed adjusting method and scanning system: A scanning speed adjusting method is used in a scanning system including a scanning module and a controller. Firstly, a document is scanned by the scanning module, thereby generating an image data. Then, the image data is received by the controller, and transmitted to an output device. An input speed... Agent:
20110128596 - Automatic media feeder, image scanning apparatus, multifunctional periphery, and image scanning method: An automatic media feeder includes: a media stacker on which sheets are to be stacked; a discharged media stacker; a scanning position where the sheet is to be scanned; a first conveyance path from the media stacker to the scanning position; a feeding device configured to convey the sheet from... Agent: Oki Data Corporation
20110128597 - Document reading apparatus and related data transfer method: A document reading apparatus includes a conveying unit configured to continuously convey a document having a series of sheets along a conveyance path, a reading unit configured to obtain image data by reading a sheet at a predetermined reading position, a storage unit configured to store the image data obtained... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128598 - Image forming apparatus: In the present invention, in a color copy machine, original modes of copy job units, and setting changes of sharpness adjustment, whose updates are permitted beforehand, are totaled, change of default is judged, when this accumulated result is larger than a threshold value, and the original mode whose accumulated result... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128599 - Image forming apparatus provided with a color misregistration correction processing unit: An image forming apparatus having a temperature detection unit that detects a current interior temperature based on a detection signal from a temperature sensor. A temperature change detection unit calculates a difference between the current interior temperature and an interior temperature detected in a last color misregistration correction processing as... Agent: Kyocera Mita CorporationPrevious industry: Optics: measuring and testing
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