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Facsimile and static presentation processing September class, title,number 09/11Below 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. 09/29/2011 > 83 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories.
20110235061 - Method for preparing a mail item including an envelope: A method for preparing a mail item including an envelope from two rectangular sheets (1,2) of different sizes in a printer (3) and a folding machine (4) coupled after the printer. The method uses a file (5) containing envelope information and letter information to be printed and, controlled by the... Agent: Mail Systems Oy
20110235060 - Screened hardcopy reproduction apparatus compensation data calculation: A method of calculating compensation data for compensating for spatial print engine non-uniformity of an image applied by a print engine to a receiver. A test target has two test areas of different output densities, each with a single output pixel level. A relationship between output density and output pixel... Agent:
20110235059 - Screened hardcopy reproduction apparatus with compensation: Screened hardcopy reproduction apparatus for applying toner to a receiver using a print engine that may not apply toner uniformly, so the toner applied to the receiver has a non-uniformity. A controller receives an input pixel level and a corresponding input pixel location; a tone-reproduction unit calculates an output pixel... Agent:
20110235075 - Decoloring apparatus: According to one embodiment, an decoloring apparatus includes: an decoloring processing unit configured to apply decoloring processing decoloring a color of an decolorable colorant; a sheet conveying unit configured to convey a sheet and cause the sheet to pass through the decoloring processing unit; an image reading unit arranged further... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235081 - Data processing system and image forming apparatus: A data processing system includes a memory in which a set value based on a compliance requirement is stored for each of plural operating functions provided in an image forming apparatus, and a controller which outputs correspondence data indicating correspondence between the plural operating functions and the set value based... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235079 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer readable medium storing program: An image forming apparatus includes a print engine that forms an image on an image formation material, and an image data generating unit that generates bitmap image data of the image. The image data generating unit includes plural reconfigurable processing circuits that are capable of performing any of first image... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235080 - Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus: Disclosed is an image processing apparatus including: a control section including a plurality of computing sections, each of the plurality of computing sections to perform language analyzing processing to perform language analysis on PDL data to generate a display list of an object, drawing processing to rasterize an object of... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110235077 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and computer readable medium storing program: An image processing apparatus includes a first dynamic reconfigurable processor, a second dynamic reconfigurable processor, and a controller. The first dynamic reconfigurable processor is assigned to a first group of image processing operations that are executed regardless of whether or not correction data from a printer is used. The second... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235078 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer readable medium storing program: An image processing apparatus includes a reconfigurable processing unit that performs first image processing on first image data and that performs second image processing on second image data after completing the first image processing on the first image data, and a controller that controls the reconfigurable processing unit. The controller... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235082 - Multifunction apparatus: A configuration for an image reading device, an image forming device or a multifunction apparatus may include systems and arrangements for routing electrical flexible flat cables to reduce potential damage and noise. The positioning and connection points between various other components including reading portions, hinge members, a control circuit board... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235076 - Processing apparatus, processing system, processing control method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium: A processing apparatus includes a processing unit and a first registration unit. The processing unit executes a requested process. The first registration unit registers therein first identification information which identifies another device, in advance. If a request for the process is received from said another device, the processing unit complies... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235086 - Image forming apparatus and image output apparatus: The invented image forming apparatus includes an image data production condition production section for producing an image data production condition, an image data output condition production section for producing an image data output condition, and an image data management section for obtaining the image data production condition and the image... Agent: Oki Data Corporation
20110235083 - Image forming apparatus and power supply control method for an image forming apparatus: Provided is an image forming apparatus, including: a system control section that performs control of the apparatus; a functional block that forms a part of the image forming apparatus; and a power control section that is communicably connected to the system control section, that controls power supply to the system... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110235084 - Image forming apparatus comprising pattern adding function: An image forming apparatus includes: a storage unit including unique information identify to an apparatus main unit; a setting unit including setting information of the apparatus main unit instead of the unique information; a pattern addition unit that adds an addition pattern based on a unique pattern generated from the... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235087 - Multifunctional peripheral: A multi functional peripheral device could change between a logout state in which a predetermined process could not be performed and a login state which the predetermined process could be performed. The multi functional peripheral comprises a display unit provided with a screen arranged to display the state of the... Agent: Murata Machinery, Ltd.
20110235085 - Printer with anonymous printer registration in a cloud-based print service: A printer may include a registration requester configured to receive an initiation request from a user to initiate a registration of the printer, and further configured to send a registration request to a cloud print service over a network. The printer may include a claim facilitator configured to receive a... Agent: Google Inc.
20110235090 - Apparatus and method for print job redirection: An apparatus and method for print job redirection is disclosed. The method can include providing print job forwarding preference options. The print job forwarding preference options can include options for print job preferences based on printing device capabilities. The method can include receiving print job forwarding preferences at a printing... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110235095 - Communication terminal and computer readable medium: A communication terminal that includes a first communication unit that is coupled to an IP (Internet Protocol) network and conducts a facsimile transmission through the IP network; a second communication unit that is coupled to a public telephone network and conducts a facsimile transmission through the public telephone network; a... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235108 - Device management system, management apparatus, device management method, and program: A device management system of the present invention, in which a device which is allowed to shift to a power saving mode and a management apparatus which manages the device are connected to a network, allows the management apparatus to recognize power consumption statuses of devices without making any periodic... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235121 - Digital multiple apparatus: In a digital multiple apparatus, at least two different jobs are processed by at least two job processing units, and while job processing by one job processing unit, if there is an interruption by job processing by the other job processing unit, an end time of the job processing by... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235104 - Electronics device capable of wireless communication, electronics device system, and wireless communication method: An electronics device, which is connected to a host apparatus via a wireless communication, includes a communication section configured to perform a wireless communication, and a communication control section configured to, if a start-up timing of the electronics device is earlier than any start-up timing of at least one electronics... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110235109 - Image display control device and image forming apparatus including the same: A control unit includes a touch panel display capable of presenting preview representation of a multiple number of document images on a panel display. The touch panel display includes a function by which, when the paper is subjected to a binding process after printing document images on the paper, the... Agent:
20110235105 - Image forming apparatus and computer readable recording medium: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus which generates print data based on control data for page print inputted from an external device and which forms an image based on the print data. The image forming apparatus includes a control unit having a plurality of arithmetic processing units, and an image... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110235102 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method and computer-readable medium: An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit and a control unit. The image forming unit forms an image on a print medium. The control unit controls the image forming unit so as to divide an image larger than the print medium into pieces and to form the image... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235100 - Image forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, computer readable medium and image forming system: An image forming apparatus includes: a deciding unit that decides whether in-monitoring assertion information representing is recorded in the information storing unit by another image forming apparatus or not; a recording unit that generates new in-monitoring assertion information; an acquiring unit that acquires information to be an image forming target;... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235114 - Image forming apparatus, print processing system, print processing method, and computer-readable recording medium storing program: The image forming apparatus includes an information acquisition section that acquires job information at least including information for identifying target print jobs to be displayed in a list and setting information for designating settings of print processes included in the target print jobs in order to display a list of... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235117 - Image forming system and image forming apparatus settings search method using ws-discovery: An image forming apparatus stores a settings keyword, receives a Probe message including a search keyword from a client apparatus via a network, retrieves the search keyword from the Probe message, determines whether or not the search keyword from the Probe message matches the stored settings keyword, and transmits a... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110235103 - Image processing apparatus and control method thereof: When operation screen data sent from a Web server can be received, an image processing apparatus displays an operation screen based on the operation screen data on an operation unit. On the other hand, when operation screen data cannot be received due to a communication error, the image processing apparatus... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235099 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and computer readable medium storing program: An image processing apparatus includes a receiving unit, a recognition unit, a calculation unit, a determination unit, and a controller. The receiving unit receives a print job. The recognition unit recognizes hardware information regarding the image processing apparatus. The calculation unit calculates a time required for image processing of the... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235094 - Image processing apparatus, image forming system and non-transitory computer readable medium: An image processing apparatus including: an assignment portion that, when a plurality of dynamic reconfigurable processors (DRPs) execute image processes by a pipeline process mode based on a print job, assigns identification numbers identifying the DRPs to the DRPs based on the number of DRPs; a first change portion that... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235098 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes: a receiving unit that receives job data of plural pages; plural RIP processors that interpret and expand the job data into raster images; and an allocating unit that allocates the plural pages of the job data to the plural RIP processors for RIP processing, the... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235112 - Image scanning device, image forming apparatus, and image scanning method: An image scanning device includes an image sensor obtaining an analog image signal; a variable gain amplifier amplifying the analog image signal; an analog-to-digital converter converting the amplified analog image signal into digital image data; a highest value detection unit detecting the highest value in the digital image data; and... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110235119 - Image-forming apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium: An image-forming apparatus includes a reception unit adapted to receive setting information that defines designation of a storage area and a process to be executed, a setting unit adapted to set the process to be executed for the designated storage area based on analysis of the setting information, an access... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235106 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: When a user accesses a server from an image forming apparatus for document printing, it is ensured that the user can operate on a print operation screen corresponding to a portlet without involving significant labor. An image forming apparatus 1004 is managed by a printer portlet server 1003, and the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235111 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit and a provision unit. The receiving unit receives a display instruction regarding information about data whose printing is reserved from a device. The provision unit provides the device with a screen for displaying a reservation job including a print button for instructing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235097 - Information processing device, printer, information processing method, and recording medium: An information processing device of the present invention has: a receiving section that receives a print job transmitted by a sender; a printing executing section that, when a print job received at the receiving section is a print job to which authentication information is not added, executes printing immediately, and,... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235088 - Intelligent print options for search engine results: Systems and methods presented herein provide for intelligent print options to a user selecting web content of search results provided by a search engine. For example, the user may choose to perform a search through a search engine by entering search criteria within a webpage of the search engine. The... Agent:
20110235091 - Method implemented in print shops for selecting and exchanging job groups between application programs using portable storage devices: A method for pre-configuring a portable storage device for use in transporting print jobs in a print shop, and a method for using the pre-configured portable storage device to export and import print jobs between different devices in the print shop. The portable storage device is pre-configured to contain multiple... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.
20110235093 - Method implemented in print shops for selecting and exchanging job groups between application programs using portable storage devices: A method implemented in a print shop management system which allows operators to conveniently transport groups of print jobs between different devices and programs of the print shop, such as a MIS system, prepress devices, printers, finishing devices, etc. When exporting print jobs from a print job management program (the... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.
20110235116 - Methods and apparatus for automatic hostname generation: Methods and apparatus for automatic generation of a hostname for a network printer embedded in or associated with a gaming machine are provided. An identification number is received at the printer from the gaming machine. The printer can then generate a unique Hostname for the printer by modifying the identification... Agent: Transact Technologies Incorporated
20110235107 - Operation apparatus and image forming apparatus having the same: To provide an operation apparatus and image forming apparatus which can adequately notify users of status information of other apparatuses connected to the operation apparatus. The operation apparatus has: status information acquiring means 503 for acquiring status information of a multi-functional printer 100 associated with a specific tab item from... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110235110 - Operation console, electronic device and image processing apparatus provided with the operation console, and method of displaying information on the operation console: On a touch-panel display of an image forming apparatus, which is divided to five areas, that is, a system area, a function selection area, a preview area, an action panel area and a task trigger area, pieces of information are displayed. Even if an operational mode is switched, the same... Agent:
20110235115 - Print control device, print control method, printing system and recording medium: The present invention provides a printer control device that includes a storage device, a printer searching section, a print preview creation section and a display control section. The printer searching section searches for printers connected to a network, acquires pieces of print setup information on print setups set in extracted... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235096 - Print job data management device, printing apparatus, print job data management method and print job data management program storage medium: A print job data management device includes a storage section that stores a print job, a reception section that receives a print job transmitted by a sender, a print execution section, and an extraction section. The print execution section executes printing immediately when the received print job is a first... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235113 - Printer and terminal device: A printer may supply print instruction screen data to a terminal device. The terminal device may supply selection information to the printer in a case where an instruction button in the print instruction screen is selected by a user. The printer may make, in a case where the selection information... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235101 - Printing control device, image forming system and computer readable medium storing program: A printing control device includes units that: distribute received image data page by page, perform image processing for converting the image data distributed by page into print data, and control output in accordance with a plurality of image output sections, and control the output processing of each of the plurality... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235118 - Printing method using a dual-engine printing system: Methods for printing using a dual-engine printing system are disclosed herein. An exemplary dual-engine printing system includes a first print engine, a second print engine, and a print media source including a continuous web or separate sheets of print media. Multiple first pairs of images each including a first image... Agent:
20110235089 - Profile and template based dynamic portable user workflow: A printing device receives a user profile from a computerized device. The user profile comprises at least one template and the template comprises selections of menu options offered by the printing device. The method stores the user profile within a computer readable storage medium of the printing device. The user... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110235120 - Remote e-mail printing: An information providing server has information on plural printers. The information providing server provides a user of a portable terminal with the information on the plural printers by sending the information on the plural printers to the portable terminal. The portable terminal sends an e-mail to which a file to... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110235092 - Systems and methods for print job scheduling: Methods disclosed facilitate the scheduling of print jobs. In some embodiments, the retrieval of remote files that are targets of print requests can be deferred. Print requests may be specified using JDF and/or JMF. A print queue holds entries corresponding to the remote target files and each queue entry is... Agent:
20110235122 - Apparatus, systems, and methods for dynamic language customization: Methods disclosed facilitate the dynamic addition of language support for peripherals. In some embodiments, peripherals may read in language strings in a previously unsupported language from a data file and populate memory locations with the strings. The memory locations may be logically addressed using an index value associated with the... Agent:
20110235124 - Image forming apparatus, computer-readable recording medium storing job history management program code, and job history management method in the image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a history storage unit, a history writing unit, and a history reading unit. The history storage unit is configured to store a job history that shows a history of a job. The history writing unit is configured to divide that job history into a plurality... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110235123 - Printer: A printer includes a connection port that connects an external storage device to the printer, a command input unit that inputs coded information or text-form information, and a processor that executes a command corresponding to coded information or text-form information inputted in the command input unit by using data stored... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235063 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus causes a printing executing section to perform a printing process using color-materials, the image processing apparatus includes: a first processing unit that performs a first image-processing by processing original image data in order to generate first processed image data; and a supplying unit, wherein the first... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235062 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and storage medium storing program: An image processing apparatus is provided. A density conversion component converts a density of a transparent color material so that a total amount of a plurality of color materials is smaller than a predetermined first amount when it is determined that the total amount of the plurality of color materials... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235064 - Printing control apparatus, printing control method, and storage medium: A printing control apparatus determines a size of a recording medium based on an instruction to print an image of a predetermined size in the recording medium. A control unit causes application software to generate data to be printed having a size corresponding to the number of pages and the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235065 - Apparatus and method for printing within a print zone on the surface of a skewed object moving in a given direction of travel: A printing apparatus for printing within a predefined print zone on a selected surface of a skewed object moving in a given direction of travel includes a bracket, at least two sensors at known positions adjacent to the passing object detecting the leading edge of a given surface, a positioning... Agent:
20110235066 - Apparatus and method for generating stereoscopic viewing image based on three-dimensional medical image, and a computer readable recording medium on which is recorded a program for the same: A stereoscopic viewing image generation unit generates, using a three-dimensional medical image representing a subject as input, a stereoscopic viewing image for stereoscopic output of the subject based on a given image generation condition, and a non-stereoscopic viewing image generation unit generates a non-stereoscopic viewing image for non-stereoscopic output equivalent... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110235067 - Method and system for generating nametags: A method for generating a nametag is provided. A database having stored therein data associated with a wearer of the nametag and a computer connected to the database is provided. Further, data indicative of a predetermined nametag template are provided. Using a processor of the computer the data indicative of... Agent:
20110235069 - Inkjet printer: An object is to shorten the printing time of an inkjet printer capable of forming a plurality of ink layers on a medium. An inkjet printer (100) includes an ink head unit (102) for ejecting ink toward a medium (M); a moving mechanism (130) for moving the ink head unit... Agent: Roland Dg Corporation
20110235068 - Method for improving printing quality and related printing system: A method for improving printing quality is disclosed. The method includes an application device transmitting an original image including a plurality of printing pixels to a driving device, the driving device setting the plurality of printing pixels as a plurality of first printing dots, the driving device detecting an edge... Agent:
20110235070 - Data processing system, data processing method, and image forming apparatus: The data processing apparatus according to the present invention has the image data preparation unit that prepares various kinds of image data deriving from document data depending on various purposes of the document data; and the image synthesis instructing unit that instructs images to be synthesized based on the image... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110235074 - Image forming apparatus (sheet processing apparatus having speed control function): According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus including an image visualizing section configured to visualize image data with a visualizing agent to obtain a visible image, an image moving section configured to move the visible image obtained by the image visualizing section to a sheet medium, a productivity setting... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235071 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus and an image processing method are provided which, when forming an image using a plurality of different sizes of dots, can produce a satisfactory image free from problematical levels of density unevenness, graininess and insufficient density with any of these dot sizes. To this end, when... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235072 - Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing program storage medium: An image processing device includes print processors for different colors, plural first conversion sections provided for each of the print processors, a second conversion section, and a controller. Each of the print processors performs printing of a corresponding color onto a recording medium. Each of the first conversion sections converts... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110235073 - Method for gray balance correction of a printing process: In printing processes, even when a process calibration under predefined printing conditions is used, it is possible for deviations in the gray balance to occur. Attempts have been made to correct the deviations, for example by changing the layer thickness of the printing inks in the printing process, but that... Agent: Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Ag
20110235125 - Printing apparatus, correction value calculating method, and storage medium: A correction value calculating method includes: printing a pattern based on an instruction gray scale value indicating a predetermined density; acquiring a read gray scale value, which is a result obtained when a scanner reads the pattern, for each line area; calculating a first correction value, which is a correction... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110235127 - Halftone image generation, device, halftone image generation method, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: A halftone image generation device is provided that, by partially selecting and blending a first halftone image obtained by halftone processing a specific image using a first method and a second halftone image obtained by halftone processing the specific image using a second method different from the first method, generates... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110235126 - Printing device and printing method: For each of a plurality of reference colors located at prescribed coordinates in a first color space (e.g., the RGB color space), there are associated, on an individual pixel row basis, correction vectors indicating correction amounts in the first color space. For each pixel datum of image data of first... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110235128 - Creating and processing a mark-able document: The invention enables creating a mark-able document for a user to mark, and recognizing and processing the user-marked mark-able document to generate an accurate user-readable result that has broad application. The application program used to create, process, and generate a printed output based on the processing includes an array of... Agent:
20110235129 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes: a storing section, an image forming section to form a measurement image to output a measurement chart, and a control section for inputting density information indicating densities at positions of the measurement image, to calculate a correction value corresponding to each position based on the... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110235130 - Operation setting device and image forming apparatus provided with the same: An operation unit is provided with a touch panel display which includes a touch panel, a display panel, and a control portion which causes the display panel to display an operation screen so as to allow the touch panel to provide an operation instruction. The control portion is provided with... Agent:
20110235134 - Control device, laser projection device, recording method, computer program, and recording medium: A control device includes a shape information storage storing shape information to be plotted, a stroke generation unit generating first and second stroke data having transmission start and end coordinates of first and second strokes, a scanning start time computation unit determining scanning start time of the second stroke by... Agent:
20110235133 - Image forming apparatus: A power saving mode includes a plurality of levels that are different in recovery time to a normal mode and in power consumption of a main body system. The plurality of levels are set to correspond to remaining heat temperature of a fixing device so that the recovery time to... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110235135 - Image forming apparatus, control method for image forming apparatus, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus stores image data generated from a document scanned by a scanner on a removable medium. When storage on the removable medium is not completed, part of the image data that has been stored by that time is deleted from the removable medium.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235131 - Image reading device and image forming apparatus including the same: A position adjustment mechanism (90) includes a rack (91) fixed onto an upper surface of a second hinge member (87), a worm gear 93 that meshes with the rack (91), a handle (95) that rotates the worm gear (93), and a lever (97) that presses the second hinge member (87)... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110235132 - Optical scanning device and image forming device: An optical scanning device includes a light source that emits first and second light beams, and an optical splitter to which the first and second light beams deflected by an optical deflector are incident. Principal rays of the first and second light beams incident to the optical splitter are nonparallel... Agent:
20110235136 - Illumination apparatus, image reading apparatus, and image forming apparatus: An illumination apparatus includes a light source that generates light used for reading an image and a light guide body which extends in a predetermined direction and onto which the light from the light source is incident. The light guide body includes a pair of first faces that reflect the... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235137 - Document conveying device, image reading device including the document conveying device, and image forming apparatus: Provided is a document conveying device, including: a conveyance guide member which is capable of being opened upward and closed with respect to a contact glass, disposed facing the contact glass along a conveying direction of a document, and guides the document to an upper surface of the contact glass;... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110235138 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus including: a feeding device; a first reading unit that scans an image of a first surface of the document fed by the feeding device; a second reading unit that scans an image of a second surface of the document fed by the feeding device, wherein the... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235139 - Image reading apparatus: In an image reading apparatus, cables may be used to connect reading units (e.g., scanning devices) to a controller or control circuit board configured to execute certain instructions and perform various functions. The cables may be routed between the reading units and the controller so as to reduce and/or eliminate... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235140 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus may include a cable for connecting a reading device to a controller configured to perform functions and execute instructions. To prevent breakage and stress on the cable, the cable may be fixed to a guide component. For example, the cable may be fixed to the guide... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110235141 - Spot color matching mechanism: An apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a color image recording device to measure a spot color on a medium and a color matching module to determine a perceptual color difference between the measured spot color and a reproduction color as a function of color values in a color space... Agent:09/22/2011 > 81 patent applications in 22 patent subcategories.
20110228301 - Image processing apparatus, image forming system, and image forming method: An image processing apparatus is connected to a print control device that controls a single printer, the apparatus includes a first generating unit that generates a first corrected image by adding an adjustment image to one of edges in the first direction of the first image such that a length... Agent:
20110228304 - Image forming apparatus and method for controlling the same: An image forming apparatus includes an electric power mode control unit that switches an electric power mode between a normal mode in which a job is executed and an electric power saving mode in which no job is executed and power consumption is lower than the normal mode; an electric... Agent:
20110228303 - Image forming apparatus, power supplying method, and recording medium: An image forming apparatus includes a reading unit reading an original document and generating image data; a power source unit supplying power to the reading unit; a power source switching signal output unit outputting a switching signal for switching between supply and shut-off of the power for any one of... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110228306 - Image processing device and program: An image processing device which encodes sequentially input image data, includes: a data converting unit that performs a preliminary process for encoding and converts the input image data into a predetermined data type to generate converted data; and an encoding unit that encodes the converted data using a predetermined Huffman... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110228305 - Multifunction peripheral selecting apparatus and multifunction peripheral selecting method: A multifunction peripheral selecting apparatus for selecting a multifunction peripheral which is capable of controlling a power supply condition to a plurality of units and executing a plurality of functions each requiring different units, including: an acquisition section which acquires the power supply condition by each of the plurality of... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110228302 - Self-powered user interface providing assembly instructions: An apparatus comprises a housing and at least one functional component operating on power from an external power source. The functional component is connectable to the housing. In addition, a graphic user interface assembly is connectable to the housing. The graphic user interface assembly comprises a dedicated power supply used... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110228311 - Image forming system and image forming method for collectively supporting output data formats and authentication methods: A multifunction peripheral (MFP) transmits read data (user identification information) obtained by a reader to a user-manager server device via a network. The user-manager server device specifies a data format of the read data, converts the data format into another data format to specify a user ID corresponding to the... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110228312 - Image recording apparatus: An image recording apparatus, including: an apparatus body; a cartridge containing a recording material; a cartridge installing section which is provided in the apparatus body and to which the cartridge is removably installed; a first communication section which is provided in the apparatus body; a second communication section which is... Agent:
20110228310 - Information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus and user interface generating method: An information processing apparatus connected to an image forming apparatus includes a device information obtaining part that obtains device information from the image forming apparatus; a device information storage part that stores the obtained device information; and a UI control part that generates a user interface for selecting functions of... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110228308 - Method and apparatus for detecting a misaligned page: A capability is provided for detecting a misaligned page of a document. A method includes detecting that a page is misaligned and generating a control signal adapted for use in triggering presentation of an alarm indicating that the page is misaligned. A method includes detecting that a page is misaligned... Agent:
20110228309 - Print job information managing device, print job information managing method, and recording medium: A print job information managing device of the present invention has: an authentication request instruction adding section that adds, to a print job, an authentication request instruction that expresses whether or not authentication is needed at a time of printing; a transmitting section that transmits the print job to a... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110228307 - Printer diagnoses using displayed candidate defect images: Methods and systems receive printing symptoms from a user into a graphic user interface and receive system information from a printing device exhibiting the printing symptoms. The method analyzes the printing symptoms using a diagnostic inference system operating on a computerized device operatively connected to the graphic user interface to... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110228324 - Apparatus and method of controlling an image forming apparatus: An apparatus and method of controlling data to be processed by an image forming system encode image data to be printed to generate code data, and code information regarding encoding processing or the code data. The code information is used to obtain a predicted decode time, and a print speed... Agent:
20110228327 - Communication apparatus, communication continuation method, and communication continuation program: A communication apparatus connected to a network to be able to communicate with another device includes a first control portion to communicate with another device connected to the network, and a second control portion to be driven in response to input of a reset signal from the first control portion... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Lnc.
20110228316 - Communication control apparatus, image forming apparatus and computer readable medium: A communication control apparatus including: a count portion that counts the number of received data; and a discard portion that is provided at an upstream side of a control portion on a forwarding route of the received data, and discards received data according to a counted value by the count... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110228336 - Decoupled applications for printed materials: A method for providing interactive digital content for printed content. The method includes the steps of: receiving an image of a coded data pattern of a writing surface; determining a plurality of available applications for a particular printed content associated with the received pattern; receiving a selection from a user... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110228337 - Delivery transfer system and delivery order form printing program: This invention provides a delivery transfer system capable of transferring to the delivery company a parcel to be delivered to a delivery location specified by a client, and returning to the client compensation for inclusion of specific information on a delivery order form. The system comprises registration means wherein client... Agent: Digital Concept, Inc.
20110228321 - Display input device, image forming apparatus, displaying method of a display input device: A display input device includes an input unit which receives an operation input, and a display unit which displays a screen for operation input and includes an input result display area for displaying at least a number and a character. When there is an available function for inputting the number... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110228314 - Field metering patrol system and method for metering and monitoring printers: A standalone printer monitoring device comprising a processing unit, a memory capable of communicating with the processing unit, a network interface interconnected to the processing unit wherein the network interface is configured to receive DC power over a network to power the device, a printer discovery engine configured to discover... Agent: Dex Imaging, Inc.
20110228339 - Image outputting apparatus, and archive system including that image outputting apparatus and its control method: When data is output from an archive-function incompatible driver to an archive-function incompatible device, that data is omitted from those to be archived. To this end, an image outputting apparatus of this invention determines whether or not received data has already been archived. When it is determined that the received... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228333 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Print data is input from a computer, and a main translator of an image processing apparatus analyzes the print data, and performs an output data process. In addition, a sub-translator analyzes the print data, performs an external reference data obtaining process through a network, holds the obtained external reference data... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228329 - Image processing apparatus, and control method and storage medium therefor: An image processing apparatus capable of detecting motions of instruction positions input through a touch panel and performing setting of post processing. The image processing apparatus detects motions of instruction positions input through the touch panel, and performs setting of post processing to be performed by a post-processing apparatus on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228317 - Image processing apparatus, image forming system and non-transitory computer readable medium: An image processing apparatus including: an assignment portion that, when a plurality of dynamic reconfigurable processors (DRPs) execute image processes by a pipeline process mode based on a print job, assigns identification numbers identifying the DRPs to the DRPs based on the number of DRPs; and a change portion that... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110228325 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image forming apparatus: First storage stores code data each of which is formed by arranging identification at head of line code data obtained by coding image in a line unit, from first to last line of the image. Second storage recognizes the identification from the code data read by First reader to store... Agent:
20110228318 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and computer-readable medium: A web page of a server placed on a network and the operation description of a browser by an operation terminal for the web page are stored and the operation description is played back (repeated), whereby the same operation as the previous browser operation is executed in the operation terminal.... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110228323 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling information processing apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium that stores a program: Information regarding paper feed stages of a printing apparatus is acquired, a determination is made of whether there are more types of paper to be used in printing of a print job than the number of paper feed stages of the printing apparatus. When determined that there are more types... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228328 - Information processing system, information processing apparatus, cooperative job execution method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with cooperative job execution program: An information processing apparatus can communicate with a server in which an application program is installed so as to be executable. The information processing apparatus includes a browsing portion to display a screen received from the server. If receiving from the server a setting screen for setting an execution condition... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110228313 - Low cost overnight printing: A method and system for scheduling printing times for print jobs at least one printing device. The method and system include determining, at a processing device operably connected to a printing device, at least one non-peak time period; receiving, at a printer queue stored on a computer readable medium operably... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110228322 - Map information processing apparatus and map information processing program: According to one embodiment, a map information processing apparatus includes a generation unit, a transmitter, a receiver, an extraction unit, a determination unit, and a registration unit. The generation unit is configured to generate a print image for printing a map designated by a user. The transmitter is configured to... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228335 - Method and apparatus for automatic language switching for an imaging device: Recognizing a language format of an input data stream including reading a next data sample of the input data stream in a current state, selecting a next state in response to the next data sample, transitioning to the next state and repeatedly reading the next data sample and selecting the... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20110228320 - Output device and storage medium storing image processing program: A data acquiring unit acquires imaging data generated by an imaging device. The imaging data represents a still image or a motion image. The motion image is configured of a plurality of frame images that are chronologically in succession with one another. An image processing unit executes a first process... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228332 - Patrol device field installation notification method and system: A method for installing a print monitor device and notifying an installer after the print monitor device is installed. In one aspect of the method, a print monitor device is associated with a customer location, installed at the customer location, and then the print monitor device is registered in a... Agent: Emerge Print Management, LLC
20110228331 - Print control apparatus, program and method of displaying print setting screen: A print control apparatus, a program, a method of displaying a print setting screen are provided. The print control apparatus includes a display device, an acquisition unit configured to acquire a size of a displayable area of the display device, a changing unit configured to change a size of a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228315 - Processing apparatus and computer readable medium: A processing apparatus includes: an acquisition unit that acquires image data by reading an image from an original; a selection unit that operationally selects either one of storing the image data into a portable storage unit or sending the image data to a storage device capable of taking out the... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110228319 - Server apparatus, client apparatus, control method of server apparatus, control method of client apparatus, and program: A server apparatus is disclosed which communicates with a client apparatus and an image forming apparatus. The server apparatus executes a print service to transmit print data to the image forming apparatus and allows the image forming apparatus to print the print data in accordance with a print request transmitted... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228326 - Setting system, setting method, and setting supporting apparatus for image processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, a setting system includes an image processing apparatus and a computer. The setting system includes a setting-information transmitting unit, an image display unit, an updated-information transmitting unit, and an updating unit. The setting-information transmitting unit transmits setting information stored in a storing unit of the image... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228338 - System and method for developing a print shop configuration: A system is provided for forming a print shop configuration with a first set of equipment, the first set of equipment being derived from a second set of equipment from a first print shop and a third set of equipment from a second print shop. The system includes a manager... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110228334 - System for generating form for delivery of greeting cards: A system is provided for generating a form for delivery of a printed communication. The system associates coordinate information of a form with an interactive element of the form, assigns an identity to the interactive element, associates delivery information on delivery of a printed communication with the interactive element, and... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110228330 - Wireless communication system: A wireless communication system may acquire specific information including identification information from each of access points. The wireless communication system may select particular identification information corresponding to a particular access point among the one or more of access points. The wireless communication system may determine, by using the specific information... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228340 - Method and apparatus for printing and inserting dividers into multi-section documents from multiple files: A method and system for inserting dividers in a rendering job. A group of individual files can be compiled into a single document. The individual files can then be arranged in a preferred order. One or more dividers can then be inserted in-between each of the individual files in order... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110228286 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes: an acquiring unit; a resolution converting unit; a receiving unit; a position determining unit; a correcting unit; and a scaling unit. The acquiring unit acquires image data composed of a plurality of pixels; the scaling-factor determining unit determines a scaling factor of the acquired image... Agent:
20110228287 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes a resolution converting unit, an address generating unit, a density determining unit, and an image path selector. The resolution converting unit converts a resolution of image data into a higher resolution. The address generating unit performs a position determining process of determining a position of... Agent:
20110228285 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes a contact glass having a light control glass part having transmittance changeable by an applied voltage; a scanner part reading an original placed on an original placement surface of the contact glass and outputting image data in a storage part; a projector part projecting image... Agent:
20110228288 - Digital photograph reproduction method: A photo reproduction method includes scanning redundantly encoded data from a photograph, the redundantly encoded data being scanned from out of the photographic image; decoding the redundantly encoded data to obtain a digital representation of the photographic image from which the redundantly encoded data was scanned; and printing the digital... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110228289 - Inkjet printer: An inkjet printer A includes: a casing 6 having an output port 47 through which printing paper P1, P2 after printing is output to outside the casing 6; a drying chamber 71 provided downstream, in a paper conveyance direction, of a print head H on a conveyance path in the... Agent: Noritsu Koki Co., Ltd.
20110228290 - Color mapping determination for an n-color marking device based upon color stability: What is disclosed is a novel system and method for determining color profiles based upon optimizing image output color stability. For each of a number of selected output colors, color stability values for a set of device-dependent color specifications that produce the selected output color are iteratively determined. The set... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110228291 - Color mapping determination for an n-color marking device based upon image spatial noise defects: What is disclosed is a novel system and method for determining color profiles based upon optimizing output image spatial noise. For each of a number of selected output colors, spatial noise values for a set of device-dependent color specifications that produce the selected output color are iteratively determined. The set... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110228294 - Image formation apparatus, image formation system, and computer readable medium: An image formation apparatus includes an image formation processing managing unit and a control unit. The image formation processing managing unit manages first image formation processing to form an image on a face of plane-shaped recording medium based on received information. The control unit controls conveyance of the plane-shaped recording... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110228298 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling image forming apparatus, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus includes a control unit configured to determine whether each of a plurality of pages where the print data is printed is likely to bring about tint variation; extract a page determined to be likely to bring about the tint variation, as a sample printing page that... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228295 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a selecting unit selecting a reference image from input images, a calculating unit calculating brightness ratios of the remaining input images as gains, a calculating unit calculating first weights for the remaining input images and calculating a second weight based on a brightness of image... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110228296 - Image processing apparatus, control method, and computer-readable medium: An image processing apparatus for performing filling processing for input image data, comprises: a holding unit which holds, for a block formed from a predetermined number of pixels included in the image data, a representative color of the block generated by compression, a color layout of pixels included in the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228299 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image processing method that read color image data from a document: An image processing apparatus includes an image reading unit that reads an image of a document as color image data including pieces of color component data; a dot-component removing unit that removes dot components by smoothing each color component data; a high-frequency-color identifying unit that identifies, of colors represented by... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110228297 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing system, image processing method, image processing program, and storage medium: A communication unit acquires image data. A flow control unit controls execution of a workflow in which optional processing on the image data and check processing are combined. A determining unit determines whether user confirmation is needed for a result of check target processing included in the check processing according... Agent:
20110228293 - Image processing apparatus, image forming system and non-transitory computer readable medium: An image processing apparatus including: a calculation portion that calculates a first process time period required for a case where image processes are executed by a reconfiguration process mode, and a second process time period required for a case where the image processes are executed by a pipeline process mode,... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110228292 - Image processing device, computer readable medium, and image processing method: An image processing device includes a detecting unit and a pre-processing executing unit. Before image data is generated for a printer, the detecting unit detects first density information per image element, and detects, for the image elements, whether or not overprinting is set. If the detecting unit detects that the... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110228300 - Image processing method, image processing apparatus, image processing program, and program storing medium: An image processing method causes a computer to execute calculating a reference ink use amount considering a black level of image data of an initial image as a reference level; calculating a relation between a correction value of each black level and the ink use amount from a state of... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110228341 - Image quality performance for a color marking device: What is disclosed is a novel system and method for determining printer performance in terms of image quality defects over a large complex set of conditions based on measurements taken over a small simple set of conditions, thus reducing the amount of time, effort, and wasted paper required to obtain... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110228342 - Methods and systems for estimation of document skew in an image: Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for determining a skew angle associated with a document image. According to a first aspect of the present invention, a rotation vector may be estimated for at least one layer in a vertical-edge buffer and a horizontal-edge buffer. According... Agent:
20110228344 - Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and image processing program: An image processing method to cause a computer executing includes reading ideal image data including correction history information of a parameter for original image data and acquiring an ideal correction parameter, calculating an initial ink use amount when printing the ideal image data, calculating a relation between each correction value... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110228343 - Image processing system and image scanning apparatus: In one embodiment, an image data acquisition unit, a filter setting unit and a filtering processor are provided. The image data acquisition unit acquires pixel data of first image data of an erect image obtained by a line sensor comprising a plurality of light receiving elements. The erect image is... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110228345 - Printer having coded tag generator and controller for printing coded interface: A printer is provided having a coded tag generator configured to generate coded tags based on identity data indicative of an identity associated with an interface and position data defining a relative position of each tag on the interface, and a controller for controlling printing of the interface with the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110228346 - Facsimile job managing apparatus, facsimile transmission processing method, and facsimile transmission processing system: According to one embodiment, a facsimile job managing apparatus includes a storing unit, a storage control unit, a history-display-user-interface providing unit, and a transmission processing unit. The storage control unit causes the storing unit to store image data transmitted by facsimile and the outcome of the facsimile transmission processing in... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228347 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes a scanner part reading an original on a contact glass, and a projector part projecting image information onto the contact glass as first image displaying. The projector part projects thumbnails or an image to have an image processing operation carried out or be printed. The... Agent:
20110228348 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and program: An image processing apparatus detects an edge from image data and generates edge data indicating a result of the detection, obtains a variance value of the generated edge data, and determines that the image data is data without print information when the obtained variance value of the edge data is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228350 - Angle detection device and image reading apparatus: An angle detection device includes a rotator including a shaft supported by and inside a case in a direction parallel to a horizontal plane of the case, a center of gravity positioned differently from the shaft, and a diagonal line formed on a surface along a circumferential direction around a... Agent: Pfu Limited
20110228352 - Determining maintenance conditions in a document scanner: A system and method for processing mail and other documents. A method includes scanning a document to produce a document image and analyzing the document image. The method includes determining that there is a condition of the data processing system that requires maintenance based on the analysis. The method includes... Agent: Siemens Industry, Inc.
20110228351 - Image processing apparatus and image processing program: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a scanner, a display, an accept unit, an edit unit, and a storage. The scanner is configured to scan a plurality of originals and read images thereof. The display is configured to display a preview image each time an image of... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228349 - Image reading apparatus: An apparatus includes imaging units, each including: a light source to emit light; and an image sensor to pick up an image of a medium to be moved relatively between the imaging units. The light source of one of the imaging units is provided at a position where a direct... Agent: Pfu Limited
20110228354 - Form reading device and form detecting method: A document reading device (1) comprises: a camera (3) for taking an image of an information recorded surface of a passport (P) on which information that can be read through use of light of a predetermined reading wavelength is recorded; an illumination unit (4) for providing illumination of the reading... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110228355 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a latent image carrier having a surface that moves, an optical writing unit that scans and emits light in a main scanning direction, a developing unit, a first storage unit, a second storage unit, and a control unit. The first storage unit stores first light... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20110228353 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes an array substrate in which a plurality of point light sources is mounted along the main scanning direction, a light guide member disposed on a surface of the array substrate that mounts the plurality of point light sources, and guiding light from the plurality of... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110228356 - Image scan device: Image scan device, comprising a platen, and a carriage, the carriage comprising a scan head, and a support structure arranged to move the scan head with respect to the platen, wherein a resilient element is provided that is arranged to bias the scan head in the direction of the platen,... Agent:
20110228359 - Image sensor: An image sensor includes: a light transmissive member extending in a direction orthogonal to a direction of conveying the document; a reference portion provided outside the conveying region where a document is conveyed with respect to the orthogonal direction and having a transmittance lower than a transmittance of in the... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110228358 - Medium transport apparatus, image scanning apparatus and image processing aparatus: A medium transport apparatus includes a transport member configured to transport a medium in a discharge direction or in a drawing direction, a medium loaded member configured to be placed a medium transported in the discharge direction by the medium transport member, and a movement member. The movement member is... Agent: Oki Data Corporation
20110228357 - Transmission device: A transmission device for driving an automatic document feeder (ADF) and a scanner individually is provided. The transmission device includes a transmission shaft, an actuator, a first transmission module coupled to the scanner, a second transmission module coupled to the ADF, and a power switching module. The actuator is movably... Agent: Kinpo Electronics, Inc.
20110228360 - Image formation apparatus: An image formation apparatus includes an image formation unit, an image reading unit, and a guide portion. The image formation unit discharges a recording medium on which an image is formed by an image forming portion into a recording medium discharge space by applying conveying force to the recording medium... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110228361 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and computer program product: A color determination unit divides an original image input from an image scanning unit into blocks, and determines whether or not each block is a color image area. The color determination unit determines whether the original is in color or monochrome in each of a plurality of set areas on... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20110228362 - Image scanning apparatus, computer readable medium, and image scanning method: There is provided an image scanning apparatus including: a plurality of image scanning unit that reads image information pieces of different colors at positions shifted from each other in one scanning direction or the other; a color image generation unit that generates color image information on the assumption that a... Agent: Pfu Limited
20110228363 - Image processing apparatus, control method, and computer-readable medium: An image processing apparatus which converts input image data into a designated color, the apparatus comprises a designation unit which accepts a designated color from a user; a holding unit which holds a representation color of a block, a color layout of pixels included in the block, and an other... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110228364 - Optical writing control apparatus and control method of optical writing apparatus: An optical writing control apparatus controls a light source to draw a correction pattern for correcting a parameter value of an image forming mechanism, detects the correction pattern transferred onto a conveyance member from a photosensitive member based on an output signal of a sensor, and corrects the parameter value... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.09/15/2011 > 59 patent applications in 16 patent subcategories.
20110222089 - Continuous paper duplex printer and printing method: In a continuous paper duplex printer, during duplex printing, a printer controller provides image data for odd-numbered and even numbered pages to front surface and back surface image processing apparatuses respectively, and a printing engine prints an image of an odd-numbered page on the front of continuous paper and parallelly... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20110222088 - Image forming apparatus: A control portion includes a CPU and a ROM. The ROM includes a first memory area, a second memory area, and a third memory area. The first memory area stores the correspondence of a user's input operation at a touch panel to a first type of information on image forming... Agent:
20110222090 - Image reading apparatus, image reading method and image reading system: To keep track of which process each process job currently exits and when it comes in own charge or which job must be processed, it is necessary to use a workflow system on a PC, and this necessitates to move back and force between the PC and the apparatus, thereby... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110222087 - Print orientation of documents based on device sensor output: This is directed to defining the orientation in which a document is printed from the orientation of the device on which the document is displayed. In particular, some electronic devices can have limited user interfaces that do not provide for a simple or elegant interface for defining print settings. To... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110222094 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus operates in two modes of an energy saving mode and a normal mode. The image forming apparatus includes a shared memory that is capable of being referenced by a network interface card, which is detachably connected to the image forming apparatus, in the energy saving mode... Agent:
20110222096 - Information processing apparatus, method for uninstalling printer driver, and recording medium: An uninstaller extracts a print setting included in only a printer driver to be uninstalled, deletes information relating to the extracted print setting from all presets (a preset description file) to be registered in an OS, extracts a default value of print setting items for all print queues other than... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110222093 - Information recording device, information recording method and computer readable medium: An information recording method includes: acquiring plural pieces of file information; acquiring plural pieces of additional information accompanying the acquired pieces of file information; storing the acquired pieces of file information in first or second storage area each having a predetermined capacity for storing the file information. If the pieces... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110222097 - Input device and image processing apparatus: When a quantity of light of a liquid crystal back light falls below a predetermined value, a detecting section of an input device outputs to a first control section a failure-detected signal indicating that a failure occurred in the liquid crystal back light of an operation panel. When a touched... Agent:
20110222098 - Management apparatus, image processing apparatus and image processing system: A first image forming apparatus detects a malfunction generated in a functional unit thereof and determines a functional mode that cannot be executed. The first image forming apparatus transmits the functional mode that cannot be executed to a management apparatus. When obtaining the functional mode that cannot be executed, the... Agent:
20110222092 - Method and apparatus for lifting an elevator plate of a media tray in an image production device: A method and apparatus for lifting an elevator plate of a media tray in an image production device is disclosed. The method may include receiving a request to print a print job using stacked media from one of one or more media trays, initiating lifting of the leading edge of... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110222095 - Multifunction device for quick execution of functions and execution method thereof: A multifunction device for quick execution of functions thereof includes a processing module, and a scanning unit, a user interface and an output module, all of which are connected to the processing module. The scanning unit performs image acquisition on an original to generate a scan image signal representative of... Agent:
20110222091 - Postscript stream interpreter with integrated pagination: Systems and methods presented herein provide for the processing of PostScript print jobs that are not DSC compliant. A single stream of a PostScript data is processed and divided into multiple streams (e.g., page objects), each comprising data operable to render an individual page. In one embodiment, a method includes... Agent:
20110222100 - Electronic device, use restriction method for electronic device, and computer-readable recording medium: An electronic device includes a display part, a system control part for designating a display target to be displayed by the display part and switch the display target to another display target, a display control part for instructing the display part to display an operation screen corresponding to the display... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110222102 - Image forming apparatus, control method, and program: An image forming apparatus including a web server configured to generate an operation screen and a browser configured to receive the operation screen from the web server and to display the operation screen includes an identification unit configured to identify, if a connection request is given to the web server,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110222103 - Image forming apparatus, method for managing print job, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image forming apparatus is configured to access a storage that stores, therein, first associating information indicating a first terminal identifier for identifying a terminal and a first user identifier for identifying a user. The apparatus receives data based on which a print job is to be executed and which... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110222101 - Image processing apparatus with power control unit: An image processing apparatus includes a platform and plugins installed in the platform to cause devices to perform functions, wherein the platform includes a power control unit to control supply of power to the devices and a first power control interface to transmit to the plugins an advanced notice of... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110222099 - Verification apparatus, job ticket verification method, and computer-readable medium: An apparatus for verifying whether or not processing of a received job ticket is feasible in a printing apparatus, comprises: a unit which holds capability information associated with capabilities included in the printing apparatus and verification information associated with verification items respectively for the capabilities; a unit which generates, based... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110222119 - Coloring book designer kit: A craft kit, including computer software for the conversion of arbitrary digital images into printable coloring book line drawings, a medium to be used as pages upon which the converted images may be printed through the use of a home computer and printer, and a binding means for binding those... Agent:
20110222111 - Data transfer device, image processing apparatus, and recording medium: A data transfer device includes a serial interface including plural transmission paths and carrying out a data transfer operation with plural operating frequencies, transfer requesting units issuing a data transfer request to the serial interface, a request monitoring unit, a condition setting unit setting a set transmission path condition including... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110222109 - Document processing system and computer-readable medium: A document processing system includes a unique information acquiring section, a similar document element selecting section and a replacement document data acquiring section. The unique information acquiring section acquires unique information to be recorded. The similar document element selecting section selects one similar document element corresponding to the unique information... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110222115 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system, printing instruction apparatus, computer readable recording medium stored with a program for image forming apparatus or printing instruction apparatus, and image forming method: The image forming apparatus comprising a judgment unit for judging whether an instruction for preparing a carbon copy exists or not, and a print data preparation unit for preparing a plurality of print data based on a single document data when the judgment unit determines that an instruction for preparing... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110222108 - Image forming system and print instruction terminal: An image forming system includes: a print instruction terminal; and a print apparatus having a printing unit that prints print data instructed to be printed from the print instruction terminal. The print instruction terminal includes: a setting information receiving unit that receives print setting information including paper attributes; a loading... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110222117 - Image processing apparatus, display method, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus can control display on the web browser to display on an operation screen a name of data whose format corresponds to a format of data acquired in a reading unit or a format of printable data in a print unit, among the data pieces acquired from... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110222113 - Image processing system, image receiving apparatus, and image receiving method: An image processing system including a first image forming apparatus that sends fax data, and a second image forming apparatus that receives fax data sent from the first image forming apparatus via a communication link. The system also includes a first information processing apparatus connected to the first image forming... Agent:
20110222114 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a first acquisition unit, a storage unit, a second acquisition unit, and an identification unit. The first acquisition unit acquires first identification information for identifying first image data selected as a print target. The storage unit causes a storage device to store the first identification... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110222112 - Information processing system, apparatus, and method: An information processing system including an image forming apparatus, a relay unit, and a register unit that sends fax sending job information, including fax data generated from document data and setting information, to the relay unit. The relay unit stores the received fax sending data in a memory device, changes... Agent:
20110222107 - Methods and structure for improved jdf ticket processing in a printing system using automatically generated translation tables: Methods and apparatus for generating and utilizing a device capability file and a device PostScript table for processing JDF job tickets within a printing system. Features and aspects hereof generate a device capability file and a device PostScript table from information in a printer description file and a mapping file.... Agent:
20110222106 - Print quality validation of print jobs using bitmapped image: A method and apparatus capture bitmapped images of pages of a print job that have been raster image processed while being printed by a printing device and collect electronic image data from at least one predetermined area of the bitmapped images of the pages using a computerized device. In addition,... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110222120 - Printer capable of refusing receipt of printed materials sent from an unintended source: A printer (100) for printing based on a print job signal sent from a data processing device (200) registers print job signal sending sources and a message corresponding to each sending source in memory (111, 112). A controller (113) detects whether the sending source of a received print job signal... Agent: Minolta Co., Ltd.
20110222104 - Printer discovery within a web page: Systems and methods presented herein provide for printer discovery with a webpage such that a client device may print the webpage via a remote printing service. The client device retrieves a webpage with an internet browser. The webpage includes a printer detection module that detects printing devices of one data... Agent:
20110222118 - Printing apparatus, printing apparatus control method, and control program and control apparatus for printing apparatus: A printing apparatus with a plug-and-play execution unit includes a plug-and-play control unit and a permission receiving unit. The plug-and-play execution unit can perform predetermined communication processing with an external control apparatus, and the predetermined communication processing is triggered by a connection with the control apparatus when the connection is... Agent: Seiko Epson Coprporation
20110222105 - Printing internet inaccessible web content via remote printing service: Systems and methods presented herein provide for printing, via a remote printing service, Internet content retrieved by a client device. The retrieved Internet content is Internet inaccessible to the remote printing service as it is viewable within a private network (e.g., an Intranet). In one embodiment, a method includes retrieving... Agent:
20110222110 - Printing system, environmental research method, and computer readable medium: A printing system includes a terminal apparatus and a server apparatus. The terminal apparatus is connected to a printing apparatus through a local area network. The server apparatus communicates with the terminal apparatus through an external communication network on an outside of the local area network and executes an application... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110222116 - Pull printing system, server machine, and method for managing print job: An image forming apparatus includes a request portion that requests, from a server machine, access information used for reading out a job, and an access information reception portion that receives the access information. The server machine includes a job reception portion that receives the job and stores the job into... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110222121 - Information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and information processing method: An information processing apparatus includes: a storage unit which stores first image data including a plurality of pixel data; a control unit which is connected to the storage unit and which performs a calculation process on the first image data and controls performing of the calculation process; a parallel calculation... Agent:
20110222123 - Automated production control method: In a method for operating at least one machine with a computer, it is possible for at least one task for the production of a printed product to be stored in the computer, which task is processed on the machine. Parameters for setting the machine are stored as parameter sets... Agent: Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Ag
20110222122 - Printing control apparatus and printing control method: A printing control apparatus includes: an accepting unit that accepts a setting regarding layout printing for laying out multiple document pages in order on a sheet-by-sheet basis; a selection unit that, in the case where the layout printing setting has been accepted by the accepting unit, displays graphic images of... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110222077 - Image forming apparatus and density unevenness correction method: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including: an image forming section to write a latent image, and to develop the latent image to form an image; a misalignment detecting section to detect misalignment amount of a sheet in the main scanning direction on a sheet conveying path to the image... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110222078 - Image processing apparatus, operation mode setting method therefor, and recording medium: An image processing apparatus comprises a display; a customization portion; a mode setting portion; and a controller that forcibly changes a value set for a first operation mode to a first parameter, still keeps the first parameter after cancellation of the second operation mode, and changes the first parameter according... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110222076 - Image processing device producing reduced image: An image processing device includes an original image data acquiring unit and a reducing unit. The original image data acquiring unit acquires original image data indicative of an original image. The original image data includes a plurality of sets of original pixel data, the original image having a first resolution... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110222079 - Print head array: A printing apparatus including at least one print head array coupled to the printing apparatus, a servicing station configured to service the at least one print head array, and a print controller software coupled to computer readable medium and the print controller software configured to perform the steps of moving... Agent:
20110222084 - Decoloring device, sheet conveying method, and computer-readable recording medium recording sheet conveying program: There is provided a decoloring device including a decoloring unit, a first sheet conveying unit, a second sheet conveying unit, a reversing and conveying unit, a manual feed tray, and a manual discharge tray. The reversing and conveying unit is disposed adjacent to an outer wall of the decoloring device... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110222086 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: An image forming apparatus comprises: an image forming section that forms an image on a sheet; a density sensor that measures the image formed on the sheet and outputs a measured value corresponding to a density of the image; a conversion data storing section that stores plural conversion data showing... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110222085 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a correcting unit that performs enlarging or reducing correction on an image to be processed by determining an arrangement of pixels that are to be added to or deleted from gradational image data of the image to be processed based on an angle at which... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20110222082 - Image processing apparatus, control method, and computer-readable medium: An image processing apparatus which can rotate input image data in a compressed state, comprises a storage unit which stores a rotation angle of the image data; a holding unit which holds, for each tile including blocks each including a predetermined number of pixels in the image data, information on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110222083 - Image processing device performing color conversion and producing scaled image: An image processing device includes a color converting unit and a scaling unit. The color converting unit is configured to convert input image data to converted image data. The converted image data has a plurality of sets of converted pixel data. Each set of converted pixel data includes an achromatic... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110222080 - Methods, systems and apparatus for jointly optimizing node locations and corresponding output values of a color look-up-table (lut): This disclosure provides methods, systems and apparatus for jointly optimizing node locations and corresponding output value of a color look-up-table (LUT) associated with an imaging device. According to one exemplary method, initially a set of LUT node locations are generated by solving a first optimization problem and subsequently, a set... Agent:
20110222081 - Printing three-dimensional objects using hybrid format data: Methods of how to build a 3D model with both surface features and internal structures are disclosed. 3D image data in a hybrid data format or other suitable data formats are first received as input and then broken down into layers of 2D data. The layers of 2D data hold... Agent:
20110222124 - Image processing device selecting halftone method for each set of pixel data of image data: An image processing device includes a converting unit, a determining unit, and a halftone unit. The converting unit converts original image data to converted image data by performing a scaling process and a color conversion process on the original image data. The original image data includes a plurality of sets... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110222126 - Inkjet printer and inkjet printing method: An ejection part (3) in an inkjet printer (1) has ejection mechanisms (31a to 31d) for ejecting fine droplets of colored ink and an ejection mechanism (32) for ejecting fine droplets of clear ink, and a colored image is formed on a colored image print area of print medium (9)... Agent: Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd.
20110222125 - Pseudo-halftoning device, image forming apparatus, and image forming system: An image forming system includes a pseudo-halftoning device; an image forming apparatus that forms a toner image on a recording medium; and a reading apparatus that read the toner image on the recording medium, in which the pseudo-halftoning device is such that pseudo-halftoning is performed on a target image by... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20110222127 - Image corner sharpening method and system: An image processing system, apparatus and method are disclosed for corner enhancing a digital image for rendering on an image output device. According to one exemplary method, pixels associated with corner regions of the digital image are determined using a plurality of vector windows. Subsequently, one or more corner pixels... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110222128 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes a base value setting unit and a correction value calculating unit. The base value setting unit sets a base value of an image process condition on the basis of the area ratio of an image to be formed. The correction value calculating unit calculates a... Agent:
20110222129 - Integrated document delivery method and apparatus: A document delivery network server having a set of integrated functions including sending, receiving, routing and filing of FAXes and e-mails to other users which achieves numerous advantages over the prior art. The document delivery system is based on a client/server model having both analog and digital Fax line capabilities.... Agent:
20110222130 - Decoloring device, method of determining decoloring success or failure and computer-readable recording medium recording decoloring success or failure determining program: There is provided a decoloring device including a decoloring unit, a first sheet conveying unit, a pre-decoloring reading unit, a type determining unit, a second sheet conveying unit, a post-decoloring reading unit, a decoloring success or failure determining unit, and a determination criterion setting unit. The type determining unit determines... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110222131 - Image erasing apparatus and image erasing method: An image erasing apparatus includes a scanning unit, a memory unit, an erasing unit, and a carrying unit. The scanning unit converts an image formed on a sheet into image data which is electronic data. The memory unit stores the image data converted by the scanning unit. The erasing unit... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110222133 - Image reader and image reading method: An image reader includes a first line sensor that reads first image lines of an original document; a second line sensor that reads second image lines of the original document, the second image lines being located apart from the first image lines in a sub-scanning direction, respectively; and a control... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20110222132 - Mounting structure of a mounted component, light scanning device, and image forming apparatus: There is provided a mounting structure of a mounted component, including: a holding member that holds a mounted component including a light source and of which position is adjusted within a plane substantially orthogonal to an optical axis of the light source; a shaft portion that projects from a side... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110222134 - Document image processing system, document image processing method, and computer readable storage medium storing instructions of a computer program thereof: A document image processing system includes an extraction portion, a presumption portion, a calculation portion, a substitution portion, and a generation portion. The extraction portion extracts first and second document elements of an inputted document image and a preprint data. The presumption portion presumes first and second representative colors due... Agent:09/08/2011 > 53 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories.
20110216338 - Alignment mechanism for sheet finishing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and alignment method for the sheet finishing apparatus: According to one embodiment, a sheet finishing apparatus includes a supporting unit, a positioning unit, a socket mechanism, and a moving unit. The supporting unit supports a sheet fed from an image forming unit. The positioning unit has a contact surface which a side end of the sheet placed on... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216343 - Communication apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium: A communication apparatus, which has a normal power consumption mode and a power saving mode lower in power consumption than in the normal power consumption mode and which is connected to a network via a network interface device, communicates with a device on the network via the network interface device.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216344 - Hard imaging methods, hard imaging device fabrication methods, hard imaging devices, hard imaging device optical scanning systems, and articles of manufacture: Hard imaging methods, hard imaging device fabrication methods, hard imaging devices, hard imaging device optical scanning systems, and articles of manufacture are described. According to one embodiment, a hard imaging method includes providing image data corresponding to a hard image to be formed; generating light responsive to the image data;... Agent:
20110216340 - Image forming system, image forming apparatus, information converter, server, and computer-readable recording medium: An image forming system comprises a calling part for calling up customized information which is operation setting information customized for a specific user, a converter for dividing an operation to be executed in a specific function mode which is installed in a first image forming apparatus and not installed in... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110216337 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and computer readable medium: An image processing apparatus includes an image output unit, an image acquisition unit, and an image processing execution unit. The image output unit outputs a first image corresponding to content to be printed by a printing unit on a paper medium to an image storage unit. The image acquisition unit... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110216339 - Image processing apparatus, method for controlling the same, and recording medium: An apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store a setting history indicating a setting content relating to an executed processing, an acquisition unit configured to acquire a definition file, and a processing unit configured to execute the processing according to the acquired definition file. Whether the processing which has... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216341 - Image processing device and image processing method: According to one embodiment, an image processing device includes a storage unit, a reading unit, a data processing unit, and a display unit. The storage unit stores registered user identification information and a registered printing parameter. The reading unit reads printing data from a memory device. The data processing unit... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216342 - Image processing device and image processing method: According to one embodiment, an image processing device includes a reading unit, an image processing unit, a display unit, and an instruction unit. The reading unit reads an image from an image reading region on a platen. The image processing unit detects non-document image data from read image data obtained... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216346 - Control device, control method for a control device, and recording medium: When a communication port is occupied by a recording control unit, the communication port can be released as needed without causing an error or problem. A communication control unit 16 has a decision unit 44 that determines whether or not the USB port 18 can be released from the recording... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110216348 - Device control apparatus, device control program, and server: A device control apparatus includes: a usage instruction acceptance unit that accepts a usage instruction for a device; a determination unit that determines whether or not the device is a registered device that has been registered in a server based on registration information obtained from the server, and determines whether... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110216347 - Printer server, print control method, and storage medium: A print server configured to acquire temporary identification information used for uniquely identifying device identification and user identification from temporary identification information stored in a storage area according to a print instruction including device identification information used for identifying a device and user identification information used for identifying a user,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216345 - Validation of print jobs using bitmapped image: A method and apparatus capture bitmapped images of pages of a print job that have been raster image processed by a digital front end of a printing device (while they are being printed by the printing device). The bitmapped images are captured from the printing device's buffer using a computerized... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110216368 - Apparatus, method, and program for editing images for a photo album: For generating photo albums on events such as weddings, the photo albums can always be generated in the same quality. A professional photographer photographs the bride and groom on a wedding. Images are read from a developed film and stored in a file server. A template used for generating a... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110216355 - Computer readable recording medium recording printer driver, print control device, and computer readable recording medium recording printer search program: A computer readable recording medium recording a printer driver in which the printer driver makes a computer function as a device including a search unit which searches for printers that can be used for printing and a printer information storage unit which stores predetermined information relating to at least some... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110216361 - Computer-readable recording medium holding a printer driver, printing control apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium holding a printer search program: A printer driver searches for local printers connected to a computer and network printers connected via a network to the computer by including the local printers and network printers in a search criteria. In the case where a local printer has been found, the local printer is selected as a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110216353 - Control point and method for controlling print: A control point including a user interface to select an image forming apparatus to perform a printing job among image forming apparatuses connected using a digital living network alliance, a storage unit to store a lookup table which records at least one of information of printing data formats supportable by... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110216349 - Delayed printing from a computerized device: A user of a computerized device creates an item capable of being printed and stores the item within storage of the computerized device. An instruction to perform delayed printing of the item is received from a user of a computerized device when the user is outside a predetermined physical range... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110216366 - Delivery expert system, method and computer program product: An automated rule-based system for facilitating delivery of a fax document from a source to a destination over a network where an initial delivery attempt has been unsuccessful. Actions to be taken are based upon a time-variable set of input conditions which may be determined from one or more of... Agent: Open Text, Inc.
20110216365 - Identification information reader and printer including the same: An identification information reader includes an antenna commonly used for transmission of a radio wave to a radio frequency identification tag and reception of a radio wave that has been modulated with at least identification information and transmitted from a radio frequency identification tag, a transmitter which outputs a radio... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216352 - Image formation control apparatus, image formation apparatus, image formation system, computer readable medium, and tandem printing system: An image formation control apparatus includes a management unit, a communication unit, and a control unit. The management unit manages first image formation processing on a first face of a planar recording medium. The first image formation processing is performed by a first image formation apparatus. The communication unit communicates... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110216351 - Image forming apparatus and computer readable medium storing program: An image forming apparatus includes: a print command receiving unit that receives print command information indicating a print command; an authentication determination unit that determines whether or not the print command information received by the print command receiving unit includes authentication requirement information indicating that authentication is required upon print... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110216360 - Image forming apparatus and method of controlling output thereof: An image forming apparatus and method control an output by using a preview identifying an output result. An output of a document is controlled after identifying a result of the output by using a sample image preview and a real image preview of the document with an option set.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110216362 - Image processing apparatus and check control method: According to an embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes an information adding unit, an execution determination unit, and an execution control unit. The information adding unit determines whether or not to store first information to which a predetermined value is added, in a storage unit, based on a result of... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216357 - Image processing system, information processing device, computer readable medium, and job execution method: An image processing system comprises a job cooperation server for executing a predetermined processing necessary for execution of a job; an image processing device for cooperating with the job cooperation server and executing the job; an authentication server for executing user authentication and issuing an underlying ticket corresponding to a... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110216359 - Maintenance scheduling system and maintenance schedule creating method: According to one embodiment, a management apparatus includes a setting unit, a data converting unit, and a maintenance scheduling unit. The setting unit sets a relation value indicating a relation between the number of operations in an image processing apparatus to be subjected to maintenance scheduling and data indicating the... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216358 - Maintenance system and maintenance method for image processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, a management apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a determination unit, a storage unit, a selection unit, and an output unit. The acquisition unit acquires any one of simple data or detailed data including the simple data from a plurality of image processing apparatuses. If the detailed... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216354 - Management system, monitoring apparatus and method thereof: A management system includes an image forming apparatus and a monitoring apparatus. The monitoring apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine whether the image forming apparatus has a transmission control function for performing change of a transmission destination of collected operational information, a transmission unit configured to transmit to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216367 - Method and apparatus for providing backup font support for missing device glyphs: The present invention provides a method and apparatus in a data processing system for printing characters. Data received includes glyphs for output on an output device, wherein the glyphs are to be output using a selected device font. Monitoring for unsupported glyphs in the selected device font is performed. In... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110216356 - Print processing device, image processing device and method for setting print mode: A print processing device includes: a display device that displays a print preview of a print document; a plurality of application programs; an application specifying part that specifies the application program which is used to compose the print document; a print mode setting part that stores print mode setting information;... Agent: Oki Data Corporation
20110216350 - Providing access to images from hardcopy publications: A method, device, and system maintain a database of printed publications within a first computerized device. The printed publications each have one or more printable images. The first computerized device receives from a second computerized device (that is operatively connected to the first computerized device) a request for at least... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110216364 - Reception notifying apparatus and reception notifying method: According to one embodiment, a reception notifying apparatus includes a management unit, a reception unit, a processing unit, and a notification unit. The management unit manages notification party information used to give a notification of file reception. The reception unit receives a file. The processing unit processes the received file... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216363 - Remote controller, printing system and printing method: A remote controller including a connector to which a storing medium storing printing data to be printed is connected. The remote controller may further include a read unit which reads the printing data from the storing medium connected to the connector. The remote controller may further include a transmission unit... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216369 - Method of storing data on a photograph: A method of storing data on a photograph includes delimiting a plurality of data block regions on the photograph, the plurality of data block regions superposing a region of the photograph delimited for the printing of a photographic image; compressing data representing the image contained in the photograph with a... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110216370 - Recording apparatus and method of controlling the recording apparatus: A recording apparatus configured to record on a recording medium by using a recording head, includes a first storage unit that stores input data including a command and a first image data, a reading unit that reads out the command and the first image data stored in the first storage... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216371 - Image processing system, image processing method, and computer readable recording medium storing program thereof: There is provided an image forming device capable of performing overlay printing in which a desired image overlaps with a desired page. An image processing system includes a display control unit that displays a setting screen which enables at least one overlay image overlapping with a page to be selected... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216331 - Image forming apparatus and control method of the same: According to one embodiment of the invention, an image processor generates a median filter circuit and median-filters input image data.... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216330 - Image forming apparatus, printing system, print setting apparatus, and image forming method: Provided is an image forming apparatus including: an acquisition unit that acquires size information regarding a sheet on which an image is to be formed and print data; an image forming unit that forms the image on the sheet on the basis of the print data acquired by the acquisition... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216329 - Receiver image processing apparatus, and control method and storage medium therefor: A receiver image processing apparatus capable of easily performing post-processing in line with a print setting. The receiver image processing apparatus includes a printing unit able to print image data on a plurality of types of sheets of different sizes. When an incoming call arrives from a sender image processing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216332 - System for creating garments using camera and encoded card: A garment creation system includes a card, a camera and a processing system. The has printed thereon a depiction of a garment and encoded information. The encoded information carries instructions for generating garments pieces corresponding to the garment and manipulating an input image so as to be mapped onto the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110216335 - Color converting method, color converting apparatus, and recording medium: A first profile corresponding to a first print is generated based on first spectral data of a first print and third spectral data of a light source, which serves as an observational light source for the first print. A second profile corresponding to a second protective-film-covered print is generated based... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110216336 - Image processing apparatus and color deviation adjustment control method: An image processing apparatus includes an image forming unit, an adjustment unit, an image control unit, a sensor, a deviation amount calculating unit, and a determination unit. The image forming unit forms an image. The adjustment unit forms one set of a plurality of predetermined images in color, and adjusts... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216334 - Image processing device, image forming apparatus and image processing method: An image processing device includes a memory and a controller. The memory stores a first profile and a second profile. The first profile represents a correspondence relationship between RGB value of image data and color space data of an image printed on a sheet in correspondence with the image data.... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216333 - System and method for using a multi-function printer as a user interface for a print driver: A multi-function printer including a processor and a computer-readable storage medium in communication with the processor, wherein the computer-readable storage medium comprises one or more programming instructions for: receiving a plurality of electronic documents from one or more electronic devices; storing the plurality of electronic documents in a storage unit... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110216372 - Luminous printing: A method and a device are disclosed for luminous printing of an original image using fluorescent ink or other fluorescent display pigments. In some embodiments, the original image is separated into multiple layers, including at least a brightness layer and an inverse brightness (or darkness) layer, by applying extracted brightness... Agent:
20110216373 - Image forming apparatus, and method for producing printed matter: An image forming apparatus for printing an original image indicated based on image data is provided. The image forming apparatus includes a paper feed portion that conveys, to a print position, paper having a size in a feed direction larger than a size of the original image, a region selection... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110216374 - Method for assigning pre-press curves: A method for adjusting color tones of an input digital image file to create an adjusted digital image file. A plurality of predetermined curves are provided, each curve specifying an adjusted color tone percentage output as a function of input color tone percentage and representing a combination of midpoint magnitude... Agent: EskoIPNv
20110216375 - Image forming apparatus and printing method: Certain embodiments provide an image forming apparatus including: a memory; a read unit; a scanner processor configured to transfer image data at a first transfer speed; an image processing unit; a print unit; a printer processor to transfer print image data at a second transfer rate; a main processor to... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216376 - System for and method of providing enhanced copy protection on a reader device: A system for and method of providing enhanced copy protection on a reader device in accordance with exemplary embodiments may include detecting orientation data that indicates an orientation of a display screen of the reader device with reference to a horizontal surface, processing the orientation data to determine whether the... Agent: Skiff, Inc.
20110216377 - Systems and methods for controlling polygon induced banding: Systems and methods for reducing the degradation of image quality due to banding in an image processing system by detection of both integrated intensity and peak intensity of a laser beam reflected from the polygon mirror facet(s) of a motor polygon assembly. A banding detector is adapted to enable measurement... Agent: Xerox Corporation.
20110216378 - Systems and methods for edge detection during an imaging operation: Systems and methods systems and methods for edge detection during an imaging operation are disclosed. In an exemplary implementation, a method may include subdividing an imaging area into a plurality of border detection zones. The method may also include scanning the imaging area including media to be scanned to obtain... Agent:
20110216379 - Image forming apparatus, control method of image forming apparatus and program: In an image forming apparatus for making a position deviation correction, a position deviation amount can be accurately calculated by stabilizing the detection result at position deviation detecting and considering an ideal correction amount and an actual correction amount to make the position deviation correction accurately. A forming unit forms... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216380 - Image determining apparatus and image determining method: Erroneous determination of an image caused by color shift is prevented. Image data is divided in a sub-scanning direction into a first region where color shift hardly occurs and a second region where color shift easily occurs. There are detected a first color line drawing extending in a main-scanning direction... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110216381 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including a color converter for converting cyan, magenta and yellow components of a first image signal to equivalent neutral density, calculating a first gray component from cyan, magenta and yellow components of equivalent neutral density, subtracting the first gray component from each of the... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.09/01/2011 > 38 patent applications in 14 patent subcategories.
20110211210 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus including an image reading unit disposed in an upper portion of the image forming apparatus, an image forming unit disposed below the image reading unit to form an image on a sheet fed from a sheet roll, a pair of flange members attached to both lateral... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110211211 - Print control apparatus and print control method: A print control apparatus to discharge sheets printed by a printing unit to discharging destinations. The print control apparatus includes a first determination unit, a second determination unit, and a selecting unit. When an input print job is to be executed by the printing unit, the first determination unit determines... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211212 - Document processing and distribution using customized process print drivers: Systems and methods for automated processing and distribution of documents using a customized print driver. The customized print driver is accessed using a program application running on an Internet-enabled or networkable device. Unlike conventional print drivers which output print file from an application program to, for example, a laser printer,... Agent:
20110211213 - Printing system, print data generating device, multi-function device, and non-transitory recording medium: In a printing system, a print data generating unit generates print data of an original image that includes a first image and a bar code that stores a second image and a predetermined information piece. A first printing unit prints the original image on a first recording medium based on... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211214 - Printing system, print data generating device, multi-function device, and non-transitory recording medium: In a printing system, a print data generating unit generates first print data of an original image that includes a bar code storing a disposing position and a particular sub-image. The particular sub-image is disposed at the disposing position when the original image is read and processed. A first printing... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211215 - Image forming apparatus: When new image data is received by a communication I/F portion, a determination portion determines whether or not a password set to image data stored in the storage portion coincides with a password set to new image data received by the reception portion. A second image forming control portion does... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110211216 - Image forming apparatus and computer readable medium having computer program product for measuring amount of mismatch stored thereon: An image forming device includes an image forming section, a CPU and memory storing executable instructions that, when executed by the CPU, cause the image forming device to provide functions including a data acquisition section, a mismatch correction section and a control section. The data acquisition section is configured to... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211217 - Printing system and control method: A printing system including plural devices can appropriately stop normally operating devices in a short time when a problem occurs in any one of the plural devices. The printing system has devices that execute processes for printing on printing paper, device control units that control the devices and a central... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110211224 - Apparatus and method of controlling an image forming apparatus: An apparatus for controlling an image forming apparatus obtains image data to be formed on a continuous roll sheet that includes front-side image data and back-side image data. The apparatus generates page allocation information that indicates to combine a part of the front-side image data and a part of the... Agent:
20110211223 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes a main chassis, an image reader unit, a cover unit, a first movable assembly, which rotatably supports the cover unit to be rotatable with respect to the image reader unit, and a second movable assembly, which rotatably supports the... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211222 - Image processing apparatus, method of controlling same and storage medium storing program for same: Disclosed is an image processing apparatus having a web browser for displaying an operation screen provided by a web server. A request is transmitted (S503) to the web server based upon a user operation performed via the operation screen displayed by the web browser. A processing request which is issued... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211227 - Image processing apparatus, processing method thereof and computer-readable storage medium: The present invention provides an image processing apparatus that executes process according to a job flow in which cooperation process in a plurality of apparatuses is defined, and that, when a function has been added that is equivalent to process that has been defined in the job flow, can utilize... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211225 - Information processing apparatus and recording medium: An information processing apparatus for performing image processing for document data created by a document creation application to generate print data of each page and sending the generated print data to an image forming apparatus, the information processing apparatus including: a control section for specifying, based on document data, a... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20110211218 - Method and device for printing a scheduled print job: A method and apparatus for outputting a scheduled print job by a printing device connected to a client device over a network. The method includes transmitting, by the client device, a request to print the scheduled print job to the printing device. The scheduled print job include print data and... Agent:
20110211221 - Method and system for photo identification and distribution: The present invention relates to a method for identifying at least one photo from a set of photos, wherein use is made of tokens, the method comprising steps for:—making at least one subject image recording, such as a photo and/or a video, of a subject as part of a set... Agent: Photonic B.v.
20110211219 - Methods and apparatus for solicited activation for protected wireless networking: Methods and apparatus that enable solicited access to a secure wireless network having complex security protocols. In one embodiment, such solicited access is performed using a streamlined or reduced number of user actions and includes an exemplary active/passive scanning protocol and use of an optimized service discovery protocol (SDP).... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110211226 - Output device and method for output without an output driver: An output device for providing output service to a mobile information apparatus without requiring a device specific output driver installed at the mobile information apparatus. The wireless output device may include an operating system, a wireless communication unit for radio frequency communication, a display screen, and a user interface over... Agent: Flexiworld Technologies, Inc.
20110211220 - Print setting apparatus for setting print condition: A user interface is configured to receive a user instruction when a user sets a print condition for a printer. At least one setting item including a plurality of set contents is set for the print condition. An obtaining unit obtains a status of the printer. Each of the plurality... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211228 - Image forming apparatus, restore control method, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus is described where restoration of unnecessary data is prevented, and a storage area of the image forming apparatus is effectively utilized. When an option to increase the storage capacity of the image forming apparatus is selected, data backed up by a backup unit is set as... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211202 - Device and method for printing a wrapper strip: An apparatus for printing a banding strip for documents of value, which is preferably moved relative to the apparatus, having a print head by means of which, upon an activation, more than nine dots can be printed, a circuit actuatable by print signals, which, in response to print signals, activates... Agent: Giesecke & Devrient Gmbh
20110211201 - Recording apparatus: A recording apparatus is capable of forming an image on a recording medium by using a recording head including first and second recording element arrays for one color component wherein each recording element array includes a plurality of recording elements arranged therein. To perform, in a short time, processes including... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211203 - Color printer system and printing method: A color printer system includes plural data transmitting units that transmits image data of each color to an engine, and a printing control unit that controls the plural data transmitting units. The printing control unit and an image data generating apparatus are connected by a first transmission path, and the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20110211204 - Image processing apparatus: The first processor element (PE) interprets a display list, generates pieces of edge information of objects contained in one line, sorts the pieces of edge information for each line, and transfers the level data containing link information linking to width information of between the edges of the objects, the pieces... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211208 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and control method thereof: In order to form a high-quality image, upon execution of multi-pass printing using a printing head with a plurality of nozzles, an image processing apparatus calculates, using a scan duty setting unit (105), scan duty data for respective nozzles for each scan of the printing head in accordance with input... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211209 - Image-forming apparatus and method for adjusting total amount of toner in trap: The present invention provides an image-forming apparatus capable of reducing the amount of toner at a position at which the trapping is carried out. The apparatus has an image-deformation processing unit where input image data is processed to deform the image shape or the trapping or overprinting is carried out... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211207 - Liquid droplet discharging apparatus: The liquid droplet discharging apparatus includes a first workpiece stage and a second workpiece stage, an inspection stage arranged between the first workpiece stage and the second workpiece stage, an image recognizing section configured to execute image recognition with respect to a result of an inspection discharge of a liquid... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110211205 - Liquid ejection device having image data processing unit: An image data processing device processes image data. The image data processing device includes an image data storing unit, a correction data producing unit, and an image density value addition unit. The image density value is either a first density value that is greater than or equal to a prescribed... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211206 - Print data generating device and non-transitory recording medium: A print data generating device comprises a retrieving unit, a bar code data generating unit, and a print data generating unit. The retrieving unit is configured to retrieve image data of an original image. The bar code data generating unit is configured to generate, based on the image data of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211229 - Color error diffusion with error signal offset: A method for multi-toning an input digital image having input pixels with two or more color channels to form an output digital image having modified output levels. The method includes determining modified output levels using a combined error signal formed from intermediate error signals for each color channel together with... Agent:
20110211230 - Halftone dot formation method and apparatus, and image forming apparatus: An image processing method generates a halftone image by forming a halftone dot represented by a set of one or plural output dots corresponding to an intensity of an input image signal while making a part of the dots constituting the halftone dot to be an actual non-output dot so... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110211231 - Image forming apparatus and storing medium: An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes: a formation unit configured to form marks for measurement of a positional deviation on a relatively moving object; an optical sensor having a detection region on the object, and configured to output a light receiving signal depending on existence... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211234 - Cable arrangement structure and image scanner employing the same: A cable arrangement structure is provided with a movable body configured to reciprocally move relative to a base member, and a flexible cable transmitting electrical signals. One end of the flexible cable is fixedly connected to the base member, and another end is connected to the movable body. The flexible... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211233 - Image processing device, image processing method and computer program: An image processing device includes a scanning unit configured to scan a search window on an image to be detected, and a discrimination unit configured to apply one or more rectangle filters for detecting a desired object to an image of the search window at each scan position so as... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110211232 - Image reader: An image reader is provided, which includes a first image reading unit configured to read an image on a first side of a first document sheet being conveyed on a feeding path, and output an analog signal corresponding to the read image of the first side, a second image reading... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211235 - Image reader: An image reader is provided, which includes a reference position determining unit configured to, in a state where a bright area and a dark area are formed on a reflection surface when a light projecting unit projects light toward a part of the reflection surface, receive the light reflected from... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211236 - Image reader: An image reader includes a first image reading unit that reads a first image on a first side of a sheet to output a first analog signal corresponding to the first image, a second image reading unit that reads a second image on a second side of the sheet, converts... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211237 - Image reader: An image reader is provided, which includes a light guide unit forming an optical path to guide light emitted by a first light emitting portion of a first reading unit to a second light receiving portion of a second reading unit, which optical path passes across a feeding path in... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110211238 - Image scanning apparatus: An image scanning apparatus includes: a feeding unit; an upstream scanning unit that scans an image of one surface of the document; a downstream scanning unit, which is arranged at a downstream side, and which scans an image of the other surface of the document; a memory unit, which stores... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki KaishaPrevious industry: Optics: measuring and testing
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