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Facsimile and static presentation processing October categorized by USPTO classification 10/11

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10/27/2011 > 55 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification

20110261378 - Printing processing system, printing processing method, and image forming apparatus: The printing processing system of the present invention includes an image data generating unit for generating multiple types of image data, each of which corresponds to each individual purpose of document data, deriving from the document data; and a control unit for executing a control for performing a designated post-process... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110261381 - Image forming apparatus: An MFP has: a receiving section receiving a FAX reception request and FAX data; and an image forming section capable of forming a color image. When an execution condition for acquisition processing of acquiring information used for adjusting the image forming section is satisfied, the MFP executes the acquisition processing... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261380 - Image forming apparatus and method for providing user interface screen of image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus and a method for providing a user interface (UI) screen of the image forming apparatus are provided. The image forming apparatus receives a UI screen to be displayed on a display unit thereof from a web server that is connected to a web browser of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110261383 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and data output control method executed by image forming apparatus: The image forming apparatus according to the present invention is controlled in such a way that it can generate from document data, original copy data for outputting an original copy of the document data and carbon copy data for outputting a carbon copy of the document data (S103 and S105),... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110261384 - Image processing apparatus and control method therein: In an image processing apparatus having a first image processing unit for operating at a first clock signal and a second image processing unit for operating at a second clock signal having a second frequency which is higher than the first frequency, if image data is supplied from the first... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261385 - Printing apparatus, job processing method, printing system, storage medium, and program: A job processing method in a printing system having a printing apparatus which can accept a plurality of kinds of print jobs, wherein a print stop request of a print job which is to be printed by the printing apparatus is enabled by a user via a user interface section;... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261379 - System for processing pdf elements: A system (100) for selecting a processing scheme for portable document format (PDF) elements (104) for a printer (140) including a PDF analyzer (108) configured to analyze the PDF elements for graphical features; a decision module (116) for determining whether a first processor or for a second processor is best... Agent:

20110261382 - Terminal device and image printing method: An image printing method to transmit a signal to an image printing device. The image printing device can be in either a normal print mode or a saving print mode, and maintains the selected print mode as standard mode information. The image printing method includes a step to obtain the... Agent: Murata Machinery Ltd.

20110261388 - Authentication server, multifunction apparatus, and multifunction apparatus control system: An authentication server 2 of the present invention (i) communicates with a multifunction apparatus 1 including a web browser section 15 and (ii) carries out an authentication process for a user who operates the multifunction apparatus 1. The authentication server 2 includes: a user authentication section 25 for (i) obtaining,... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261386 - Image transmission apparatus and method of controlling image transmission apparatus: An image transmission apparatus includes a destination setting unit configured to set a transmission destination of image data, a transmission unit configured to transmit the image data to the destination set by the destination setting unit, an authentication unit configured to perform processing for authentication required for the transmission unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261387 - Information processing device, network system and image forming device: An information processing device includes: a user information obtaining part that obtains user information of users who use an image forming device; and an ID information configuration part that configures an ID for the user information obtained by the user information obtaining part and that configures, for the ID, functional... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20110261400 - Computer readable device storing print control program, print control apparatus and print control method: A computer readable device storing print control instructions to be executed by a computer communicatively connected to at least one printer via a network is provided. The print control instructions comprise at least a monitoring program. The monitoring program, when executed by the computer, causes the computer to function as:... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261396 - Control device for managing drivers: A universal driver capable of controlling an image process in a plurality of types of image processing devices is installed in a control device. The control device includes a control unit, a first selecting unit, and a management unit. The first selecting unit selects a most frequently used image processing... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261409 - First sheet job offset: An embodiment of the invention relates to a method for creating at least one first sheet job offset including polling a printing spool and determining whether at least one print job is queued in the printing spool, determining whether a first sheet of the at least one print job is... Agent:

20110261406 - Image display apparatus and method of controlling the same: In an image display apparatus, when image data is transferred from an LCD controller to an LCD through a transmission cable having a plurality of signal lines and is displayed on a screen, the image data is divided sequentially by a plurality of lines from a front line so as... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110261410 - Image forming apparatus which displays a setting screen: An operation device of an image forming apparatus, a display method, and an image forming apparatus. A display unit displays a basic screen including a setting information display area to display setting information and a button display area in which an icon is displayed as a setting button screen. A... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110261411 - Image forming apparatus with controller automatically switching displays of operation procedure in rotation: An image forming apparatus is provided with a display device for displaying an operation guide to an operator, and a display controller for causing the display device to display an operation procedure comprised of a plurality of operations as the operation guide while automatically switching the respective operations in rotation.... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110261399 - Image processing apparatus and information processing system: A disclosed image processing apparatus includes process components configured to input, process, or output image data; and a registration unit configured to obtain a list of the process components available in the image processing apparatus, to display on a display unit a screen for selecting a plurality of the process... Agent:

20110261398 - Information processing apparatus, and a control method and program therefor: With an information processing apparatus, if a user operates a “back” button of a web browser while a job is being executed, a script for controlling the job currently being executed is lost, and the job can no longer be controlled. An information processing apparatus of the present invention can... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261403 - Information processing apparatus, image forming device, and system and method thereof: According to the present invention, an apparatus that communicates with a data management system sets a condition for acquiring data from the data management system, collects data of an image forming device, adds a key matching the set condition to the collected data, and transmits the data to which the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261405 - Information processing terminal and power state management apparatus: The distance between an information processing terminal and each image forming apparatus is detected based on the position information of the information processing terminal and each image forming apparatus, and the difference in elevation and layout drawing are checked to determine whether or not the image forming apparatus is located... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110261393 - Method and apparatus for continuous dual-feed simplex in an image production device: A method and apparatus for continuous dual-feed simplex in an image production device is disclosed. The image production device may include an image production section that includes a first media print path and a second media print path each of which produces simplex images on media, and a user interface... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110261392 - Method for processing pdf elements: A method for selecting a processing scheme for printing portable document format (PDF) elements (102) includes providing a PDF element (104) stored on a computer to a PDF analyzer (108); selecting a printer (140); determining characteristics of the printer; analyzing the PDF element for graphical features; determining whether at least... Agent:

20110261397 - Method of notifying job status in image forming apparatus: According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a job registering unit, an address setting unit, a control unit, a detecting unit, and a transmitting unit. The job registering unit registers a job. The address setting unit sets an electronic mail address to be set as a transmission destination... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110261407 - Print service system and print processing method: A PODSS acquires from a job ordered from the client PC, limited access information for accessing an APSS. If a user selects the received job from an MFP, and if it is necessary to access the APSS, the PODSS notifies the MFP of the access information. The MFP then uses... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261402 - Print system: In one embodiment of a print system, a client terminal (10) that generates a print job, a server function portion that stores the print job, a printer (30) that performs pull printing of the print job are connected via the network (40). The print job holds print data and authority... Agent:

20110261391 - Printer data collection cable: Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided for managing and exchanging printer data.... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.,

20110261394 - Printer stand: A printer stand includes a main body into which a base part and a support part are integrally formed, the base part being in contact with a surface on which the printer stand is set up, the support part being that to which a printer is detachably attached with its... Agent:

20110261404 - Printing calibration processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, printing calibration processing method, and image forming method: According to one embodiment, a printing calibration processing apparatus includes: a test-image output section configured to output plural patches for gradation characteristic generation to an image forming section as a test image; a gradation-characteristic-data generating section configured to read images on a printing surface and a rear surface of a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110261408 - Receiving apparatus, image-forming apparatus, receiving method and recording medium: When receiving data in a unit of frame, each frame including a plurality of bits, based on a spread clock signal, a receiving time per bit of receiving data is calculated based on a receiving rate, and the change cycle of the spread clock signal is adjusted according to the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261401 - Server apparatus, and terminal apparatus: For a web application which takes time to execute processing, Internet connection between a web browser and the web application needs to be maintained until the completion of processing. In a web application server which provides conversion processing from document data into print data, the conversion processing itself is provided... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261395 - Setting apparatus for setting image forming apparatus, method for storing backup file and setting method thereof: A setting method to set an image forming apparatus is provided. The setting method includes: receiving a selection a backup file including user setting items, reading out the selected backup file from a storage medium, displaying a screen with all of a plurality of user setting items included in the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110261390 - System, method and computer program product for implementing a print services network: Disclosed are embodiments of a system, method and computer program product for implementing a federated print services network. The embodiments provide a central server that receives external print job requests from customers and, optionally, any backlog of internal print job requests from a participating print shop or any internal print... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110261389 - Wireless communication system and control method thereof, image input/output apparatus and control method thereof, and storage medium: A wireless communication system capable of selecting a wireless communication means most suitable for the user's usage environment among multiple wireless communication means, thereby improving user convenience. A wireless communication is established between a cellular phone 300 and a MFP 200 with a proximity wireless communication means among the multiple... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261412 - Print control apparatus, print control method, and storage medium storing computer-executable program: A print control apparatus configured to process variable data includes a determination unit configured to determine an imposition method used for defining layout of the variable data including a plurality of pages where stationary content used for a plurality of records and variable content that differs for each record are... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261372 - Method and apparatus for accurate measurement of imaging surface speed in a printing apparatus: According to aspects of the embodiments, there is provided methods and apparatus for sensing the movement of a moving surface by utilizing a plurality of reference patterns positioned on the surface, using the precision of the ROS Start of Scan Clock, and the uses of encoder and MOB sensors. The... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110261373 - Data generation apparatus, printing apparatus and data generation method: When a feeding amount for multi-pass printing is changed, the purpose related to an image quality using a binary data generation pattern can still be attained by, for example, a density pattern method. Specifically, a multi-pass printing mode is identified, and a density pattern selection matrix associated with a cycle... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261375 - Image forming apparatus, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium having an image forming program recorded thereon, and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes an additional image creating unit, a composite image creating unit, and a printing unit. The additional image creating unit is configured to create an additional image by using information associated with externally acquired software data if the externally acquired software data comprises specific software data.... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110261374 - Image processing system, image processing apparatus and judgment apparatus: A judgment apparatus 2 for judging the possibility of image processing in an image processing apparatus 1 transmits setting item information indicating setting items to be used for judging the possibility of image processing to the image processing apparatus 1. The image processing apparatus 1 transmits setting information indicating settings... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261377 - Information-processing apparatus, information-processing method, and computer-readable storage medium containing programs: Defect-free printing is achieved by previewing on a display prior to printing, device functions and print specifications. Preview of double-sided faces is concurrently provided when double-sided printing is specified. Display is performed by generation of data which allows print preview that reflects consideration of device information and document data. Data... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261376 - Method for enhancing security printing: A method for enhancing security printing includes determining fields associated with print job variability. Physical security information is entered, and a physical security data stream is generated from the physical security information. The physical security data stream is mapped to a data stream that is used to provide settings for... Agent:

20110261413 - Image forming apparatus: There is provided an image forming apparatus including a print head adapted to form an image on a recording medium, a transport path for the recording medium, the transport path being provided on at least one of a feed side and a discharge side of the recording medium with respect... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110261414 - Optimizing a seam for a print job: A method for seam for a layout of a packaging printing job (908). The method is adapted to create minimal plate waste (1312) and includes the following steps; providing a wrapped layout (120) comprised of plurality of step and repeat element elements, and analyzing the wrapped layout to produce seam... Agent:

20110261416 - Image forming apparatus, file delivery system, and file delivery method: An image forming apparatus includes an image scanning unit, a metafile creating unit, a transmission file name creating unit, and a control unit. The metafile creating unit creates a first metadata file and a second metadata file. The control unit transmits image data files in units of a page, created... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110261415 - Image process apparatus: An invented image processing apparatus includes an image data storing unit for storing image data in a prescribed file format, an image data information producing unit for producing, in response to a request from a user, image data information corresponding to the image data stored in the image data storing... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20110261417 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes a gain setting section that sets a gain of a signal from image sensor, a reference data reading section that reads white and black reference data, an image reading section, a correction data generation section that generates correction data by synthesizing a substring extracted from... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110261418 - Image scanning device: An image scanning device includes: a light source; a light guide for converting light from the light source into a linear light beam and applying the linear light beam onto a reading position; an image reading element for receiving the light beam reflected from the reading position; and a light... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110261419 - Image-reading method and apparatus: An image-reading apparatus and method for controlling the image-reading apparatus including a document plate where an original document is placed, a line image sensor that reads an image on the document plate by scanning to obtain image data, a reference-setting image that is placed outside a region of the document... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261420 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes a light source unit, an image sensor, and a light guiding unit at least including a light reflector. The light guiding unit may include a first masking shield and a second masking shield. The light source unit irradiates light toward an original. The image sensor... Agent: Pfu Limited

20110261421 - Sensor and sensor control method: A sensor includes a photoelectric conversion unit including a first photoelectric conversion element array and a second photoelectric conversion element array, each having an array of a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements arranged in a predetermined direction, a storage unit configured to store a charge generated by the photoelectric conversion... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110261422 - Position measuring device: A position measuring device including a code having a sequence of code elements of equal width B that is disposed in a measurement direction and includes a first property and a second property. The sequence of codes elements includes a first set of code elements having the first property and... Agent:

20110261423 - Cover device for an image scanner: An image acquisition apparatus for acquiring an image of a document including a housing having an internal space, a substantially transparent window, a CCD sensor array, a light source for illuminating the document and an opaque cover device for blocking light from escaping the internal space of the housing through... Agent: Cssn Inc.

20110261424 - Image processing apparatus and image processing program: An image processing apparatus includes: a first image processing unit that carries out first image processing on image data depicting a first image; a first determination unit that determines whether the first image is a chromatic image or an achromatic image; a determination control unit that determines whether the second... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20110261425 - Image reading apparatus, image data output processing apparatus, and image reading method: Carried out are (i) an infrared light scanning process in which light is directed to a document in a state in which a visible light cut filter is provided in an optical path, in which the light is directed from a light source to the document, reflected from the document,... Agent:

20110261426 - Image forming apparatus, control method therefor, and computer program: When color data and monochrome data are mixed in a piece of bit map data rasterized from the job data, an image forming apparatus allows a user to set whether to perform pre-color conversion processing on the monochrome data to enable performing color conversion processing on the monochrome data using... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

  
10/20/2011 > 41 patent applications in 15 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification

20110255107 - Data capture and analysis: A computer-implemented method, system and computer program product for automated data entry performs a data recognition function on a document to recognize data from a plurality of fields including information entered by a user into at least one field, identifies at least one field that has an issue with recognized... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110255108 - Global printing system and method of using same: A system and method for parsing data formatted in a plurality of encoding schemes at a printer is provided. The method comprises receiving data from at least one host computer at the printer, wherein at least a portion of the data is encoded in a plurality of encoding schemes. The... Agent: Zhi Corp.

20110255109 - Image forming apparatus and calibration method for image forming apparatus: According to an embodiment, in an image forming apparatus and a displaying method for an image forming apparatus, whether a paper is housed in a paper cassette or not is determined, and when it is determined that no paper is housed, a display to instruct manual paper feed is shown... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110255113 - Document tag based destination prompting and auto routing for document management system connectors: Systems and methods for electronic document routing using a multifunction peripheral are disclosed. An electronic document including a document tag is accepted. A document tag is automatically identified using optical character recognition within the electronic document. The document tag is then displayed to the user. The electronic document is stored... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110255110 - Follow-me printer driver: A method and system for follow-me printing, including a data-processing apparatus and rendering device in communication with a network. A user can elect a print request to be rendered at any one of the rendering devices, upon user authentication. A Follow-Me Printer Driver can be installed on a data-processing device... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110255119 - Image processing apparatus and method: The invention provides an image processing apparatus which processes input image data and outputs the processed image data, comprising: a plurality of image processing means including first image processing means with a fixed image processing capability and second image processing means with a variable image processing capability; instruction means for... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255117 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes a microprocessor unit which acquires information about the attribute of a print job from the received print job, determines which method is suitable as a printing method for the print job, performs a first printing method in which a print process is started before a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255114 - Image processing device, information management device, information management system, and information management method: An image forming device is disclosed that is able to easily deal with image data stored in plural image forming devices. The image forming device includes an image reading unit that reads image data; a storage unit that stores the image data read by the image reading unit; a printing... Agent:

20110255118 - Image reader apparatus and method of driving the same: The present invention provides an image reader apparatus capable of obtaining an image having stable brightness while suppressing an increase of the cost of the apparatus. The image reader apparatus 1 for reading an image on a document 2 being fed and outputting an image signal includes a synchronization signal... Agent:

20110255115 - Information processing apparatus and control method therefor: With an information processing apparatus configured such that an OS holds a print setting value of a printer, it is possible to change print settings to those that match the user's intention, when a printer to be used is changed. When the user has selected a printer to be used... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255116 - Information viewing system, image forming apparatus and information viewing apparatus: Disclosed is the information viewing system, which makes it possible to speedily output an image represented by data even when an operation for outputting the image onto a predetermined medium is disabled. The system includes an information viewing apparatus, a supporting device to detachably support the information viewing apparatus and... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110255112 - Method and system for consolidating and managing rendering jobs: A system and method for consolidating and managing rendering jobs. A folder can be automatically created based on a system username associated with a user upon receiving a personal rendering job and/or a secure rendering job with respect to a rendering device such as, for example, a printer or MFD.... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110255111 - Virtual print job preview and validation: Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided for previewing and submitting print jobs.... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20110255121 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: An image forming system comprises an access control part, a storage part, an extraction part, and an acquisition part. The access control part determines whether to allow or prohibit access to a security image in which a password for access control is embedded. The storage part stores sharing member information... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110255122 - Information processing apparatus, control method, and computer-readable medium: An information processing apparatus comprises: storage unit configured to store control information serving as information which defines in advance information for controlling a display representing a function for managing a peripheral device, and link information indicating a link destination where each function is provided, and which has an electronic signature... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255120 - Printing apparatus, printing method and program: An apparatus for printing job data, includes a rendering unit configured to rasterize the job data into bitmap data, a print engine unit configured to print the rasterized job data, and a control unit configured to transmit the job data to the rendering unit, to receive the rasterized job data,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255123 - Communicatiing state data to a network service: An apparatus includes an interface builder, template engine, and an assembler. The template engine is operable to identify a reference template associated with an object selected from a first user interface. The assembler is operable to assemble a request from the identified reference template and state data corresponding to the... Agent:

20110255130 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus, includes an image reader with an original document table. An image reading part has a light source, a light-receiving part, a reflection part, and a carriage that supports the light source or the reflection part. A cover covers a replacement member and is opened/closed integrally with... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110255131 - Image forming apparatus: When trial printing is executed in a repeat printing mode, trial printing is performed in size of an image of one piece in a layout in which a plurality of images are supposed to be printed in the repeat printing mode normally. A user who has checked a finished state... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255132 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and control method therefor: This invention uses a storage device more effectively than ever before to store image data in a predetermined storage device for future security chasing. A determination unit (203) determines whether related image data which can be considered substantially identical to image data acquired by an acquisition unit (210) is stored... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255129 - Information processing apparatus capable of communicating with printing apparatus via network, information processing system including information processing apparatus, and information processing method for information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus capable of reducing power consumption of a printing apparatus efficiently according to a processing situation. An accumulation unit accumulates print jobs that should be transmitted to the printing apparatus. An acquisition unit acquires an operation history and a power consumption history of the printing apparatus. A... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255128 - Print server and printing apparatus, network printing system, and printing method: When a printing apparatus completes reception of all print data, a reception unit in the printing apparatus, which receives a cancel notification from a cloud print service, receives the cancel notification by sending a print data status request from the printing apparatus to the cloud print service, or by monitoring... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255127 - Printing apparatus and printing system: A printing apparatus capable of processing a print job and forming an image on a recording sheet based on the print job is provided. The printing apparatus includes a first determining system to examine an image-forming condition of the printing apparatus and determine as to whether the printing apparatus is... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255126 - Printing apparatus, print processing method, and program: It is an object to automatically avoid the occurrence of a cycle down. The object is accomplished by having transfer means for, when information has been added to a record, holding a page image which is formed by forming means until page images of all page data included in the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255124 - Robust recovery of a page parallel rip system: What is disclosed is a novel fault tolerant page parallel RIP system having a plurality of distributed RIP nodes and a method for robust recovery in the event of a fault having occurred on the system. In one embodiment, the present fault tolerant page parallel RIP system comprises at least... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110255125 - System and method for burstiness-aware scheduling and capacity assessment on a network of electronic devices: A system and method for establishing a burstiness metric is presented including at least one processor and a computer-readable storage medium in communication with the at least one processor, wherein the computer-readable storage medium comprises one or more programming instructions for performing the steps of: receiving information related to a... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110255133 - External storage for imaging devices: Imaging devices and external storage media facilitate secured storage of user-specific data. An imaging device includes a processor configured to detect coupling of an external storage medium to the imaging device, to perform an authentication process upon detecting the coupling of an external storage medium, and to disable storage of... Agent:

20110255098 - Rendering apparatus, rendering method, and storage medium: An apparatus includes, in a case of performing rendering based on print data in which a plurality of objects for which a clip is not set are defined, and rendering an object on a predetermined scan line, which is a scan line subsequent to the scan line whose edge information... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255099 - Image processing apparatus, method for controlling the same, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a determination unit, and a printing unit. The acquisition unit acquires post-processing information indicating a capability of a post-processing unit specified by a received print job. The determination unit determines a target position on a recording sheet subjected to post-processing to be... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255100 - Label printer: A label printer has a touchscreen for displaying and inputting label data, and comprising at least one input area. The label printer also has a hardware keyboard for inputting label data, and comprising at least one hardware key. The label printer also has control means arranged to control printing means... Agent:

20110255102 - Fifo methods, systems and apparatus for electronically registering image data: Disclosed are FIFO type methods, systems and apparatus for electronically registering image data relative to a raster or other marking device. According to an exemplary method, a FIFO type data queuing configuration is provided, where the length of data memory segments associated with the FIFO are selected to correspond to... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110255101 - Gamut mapping using hue-preserving color space: A method for applying gamut mapping to an input digital image having an associated input color gamut, to produce an output digital image having an associated output color gamut, which includes: defining a gamut mapping color transform which embodies the operations of transforming input color values from the input color... Agent:

20110255106 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and program: Banding can be prevented and image-quality degradation can be reduced. An image processing apparatus includes first creation means configured to distribute density of image data to a pixel on another scanning line on the basis of a difference between an actual print position of the image data and a reference... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255105 - Image processing apparatus and color processing method: The invention provides an image processing apparatus comprising: forming means for forming a patch based on patch data on a medium; temperature measuring means for measuring the temperature of a white paper portion of a medium to obtain a white paper temperature; colorimetry means for obtaining a colorimetric value by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255104 - Image processing apparatus and program therefor: An advantage of the invention is to provide an image processing apparatus and a medium therefor, which enable shortening of processing time necessary for performing the whole color conversion in the case where only one of LUTs used for the color conversion can be stored in a storage means having... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110255103 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: According to an attribute of each of a plurality of drawing objects of data of a PS format included in variable print data, the drawing object of the data of the PS format is converted into partially RIP-completed data of a PDF format or the drawing object of the data... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110255135 - Image processing apparatus and program therefor: In the case of a text mode, a text LUT is stored by using the number Nt1 of first text grid cells so that the storage size does not exceed the amount of free space of an integrated RAM. In the case of a photograph mode, or in the case... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110255134 - Printing relief plate producing apparatus, system, method, and recording medium: Height conversion matrices for determining heights of halftone dot convexities are generated based on raster image data. Based on the height conversion matrices and binary image data, amount-of-exposure data are generated in order to produce a printing relief plate in which the halftone dot convexities have heights at a plurality... Agent:

20110255136 - Apparatus and method for transmitting data in a multi-channel system: Conventional analog front ends or AFEs for scanners are implemented using multiple integrated circuits or ICs. As a result, there is typically a problem of skew (due at least in part to manufacturing process variations) for these different ICs in the AFE. Here, an AFE is provided which serializes input... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20110255137 - Imaging an imprinted substrate on a printing press: A method of imaging an imprinted substrate on a printing press is provided. The method comprises sensing light reflected by the substrate using a contact image sensor to produce data representative of the imprinted substrate. The substrate has been imprinted with different colors at a plurality of printing units of... Agent: Quad/tech, Inc.

20110255138 - System and method for detecting color-to-color misregistration: A system and method is provided for detecting and correcting color-to-color process direction misregistration errors, including a printer capable of printing in a plurality of colors, the printer having a sensor for generating a signal including information corresponding to a color registration pattern printed on a substrate by the printer.... Agent: Xerox Corporation

  
10/13/2011 > 30 patent applications in 13 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification

20110249277 - Image forming apparatus in which intermediate gradation reproducibility is enhanced: A first screen group and a second screen group are stored in an image forming apparatus. In the first screen group, the first region expands with increasing gradation value based on a first rule. In the second screen group, the first region expands with increasing gradation value based on an... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110249284 - Automated assistive technology for the visually impaired: Disclosed are methods and apparatus for generating accessible documents. In one embodiment, an initial document in a print format is obtained. The print format of the initial document is identified as one of a plurality of print formats. A parser corresponding to the one of the plurality of print formats... Agent: Actuate Corporation

20110249286 - Document data access: Disclosed are methods and apparatus for accessing data from electronic documents stored as print streams are disclosed. In one embodiment, an electronic document conforming to one of a plurality of print formats is obtained. The electronic document is parsed according to the one of the plurality of print formats to... Agent: Actuate Corporation

20110249285 - Image forming system, linking apparatus and recording medium: An image forming system includes: an image forming apparatus; and a linking apparatus that is linked with the image forming apparatus. The linking apparatus is operable in any of a plurality of modes including a first mode of contacting the image forming apparatus and executing a specific operation and a... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110249287 - System for copying interactive documents: A system for copying interactive documents is provided having a scanner for scanning a surface of a document so as to copy document content on the document surface and sense coded tags on the document surface, where each tag encodes data an identity of the document and data on the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd.

20110249288 - Delivery expert system, method and computer program product: Embodiments disclosed herein can facilitate delivery of a 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 input conditions which may include a time-variable set of input conditions such as identifying non-business days and/or... Agent: Open Text, Inc.

20110249289 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and memory medium: An object of the present invention is to solve dissatisfaction of the user who cannot take out the source data in a case where a code image in the original can not be decoded. In order to accomplish the above object, the invention provides an image processing apparatus comprising code... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110249292 - Control device capable of reducing power consumption and noise: A control device that is capable of reducing power consumption and noise generation. The control device controls output of a clock signal to a data processing circuit that executes data processing in synchronism with the input clock signal. A switching section for switching the image output clock signal between a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110249293 - Image forming apparatus with department management function, network printer with department management function, department management method of image forming apparatus and department management method of network printer: The invention relates to an image forming apparatus with a department management function connected to computers provided in plural departments, respectively, via a network. The image forming apparatus has a communication interface with external apparatuses to which addresses different from one another notified for the respective computers of the plural... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110249291 - Image processing device for modifying operating mode: An image processing device includes a detecting unit, a processing unit, a plurality of controllers, a command determination unit, and a load determination unit. The detecting unit is for detecting a command. The processing unit executes a process for the command. The plurality of controllers controls the processing unit and... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110249296 - Imaging device and method of controlling the same: An imaging device receives from a host device image data and commands including a normal command and a real-time command to be processed prior to the normal command. A receiver receives a real-time processing disable command from the host device, and a processor processes the image data without processing the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110249294 - Information processing apparatus, printing system, and control method therefor: The present invention realizes a network printing system capable of accumulating and chasing printed data. Further, by providing a job chasing function on the printer driver side, detailed setting can be done to extract history information of the job chasing function. The detailed setting to extract history information to chase... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110249290 - Method and program for smart recovery from print failure: A method and a printer for recovering a printing job by a user from a printer's control panel after the printer is stopped either automatically by the printer due to a printer error, or manually by a user either because the user notices a printer error or simply wants to... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.

20110249295 - Printing system and method: The printing system includes a computer with a print setup program displaying a print command window on a monitor screen and at least one printer, each with two or more paper source cassettes, connected to the computer, wherein the print setup program detects all the printers connected to the computer... Agent:

20110249297 - Printing apparatus, data storage medium, interface device, printer control method, and interface control method: An interface device backs up printer settings and operating history data of printer so that the settings and history data can be easily restored. A nonvolatile memory 109 in the printer 101 stores printer settings data. Commands from a host 161 are passed by the interface device 131 and received... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110249298 - Method for reducing image quality artifacts in three-dimensional printing: A relief print master, such as a flexographic print master or sleeve is created by printing a sequence of intermediate layers on top of each other with an inkjet printing system. The top layer corresponds with the halftoned image that is to be printed by the print master and the... Agent: Agfa Graphics Nv

20110249279 - Apparatus and method for setting printing options using preview image: An apparatus and method are provided for setting a printing option using a preview image. Setting the printing option includes an image preview unit displaying a preview image corresponding to printing data and enabling the preview image to be manipulated for setting a printing setting, a control unit controlling printing... Agent:

20110249278 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system and recording medium: An image forming apparatus including: a forming section; a correction section configured to measure at least one of a position and a density of a formed image and perform a correction function for adjusting an image forming condition based on the measurement; a determination section configured to determine whether a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110249282 - Image processing apparatus, computer program product, and preview image displaying method: An image processing apparatus includes a system control unit, and a display control unit. The system control unit judges whether a setting item that is newly selected on a preview image is mutually exclusive with a setting item that has already been selected on the preview image. The display control... Agent:

20110249281 - Image processor: A converting unit executes a color conversion process for image data according to a normal profile when a determining unit determines that a prescribed setting is not set for the image data. The converting unit executes the color conversion process for the image data according to a colorant-saving profile configured... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110249280 - Method for manufacturing printing device: A method for manufacturing a printing device includes: performing a linear transformation for transforming ink quantities in an ink color coordinate system corresponding to coordinate values in an input color coordinate system into a virtual color space, which has ink quantity vectors oriented in mutually different directions in the respective... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110249283 - Printing apparatus and its control method, job processing method, and printing system: When authentication data input before execution of print processing based on a secure print job is authenticated, a copy is printed based on the secure print job (S1909). When print processing for the designated number of copies is to be executed after the print processing, the control prompts the user... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110249300 - Image processing system, image processing apparatus, and image processing method: An image processing system includes: an image input unit which reads an image printed on a medium and generates electronic data representing the image; and a processing unit which corrects the image represented by the electronic data. The processing unit implements the functions of: detecting, from the image represented by... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110249299 - Preserving user applied markings made to a hardcopy original document: What is disclosed is a novel system and method for identifying and removing print defects from an original document such that user markings applied to the hardcopy originally can be more readily identified and extracted. In one embodiment, an image of an original document and a marked document are received.... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110249301 - Contact-type image reading apparatus: a

20110249302 - Image reading apparatus, image reading unit thereof, and reference member thereof for shading correction: An image reading apparatus which is capable of performing accurate shading correction with simple arrangement while preventing a reference member from being scratched and paper powder and the like dust from being deposited on the reference member. The image reading apparatus comprises an image reading unit. In the image reading... Agent: Canon Denshi Kabushiki Kaisha

20110249305 - Image processing apparatus, image forming method and program: An image processing apparatus includes: an area separation processor that classifies image data into halftone dot areas, on-screen text areas, text areas and the other areas and outputs an area separation signal that indicates the area type of the area; and a spatial filtering processor that performs a spatial filtering... Agent:

20110249303 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes an image reading unit that includes light receiving units arranged in two-dimensional array and reads an image on an original in two-dimensional directions, a cover portion that forms a reader chamber with the image reading unit, and a read-start instruction unit that instructs the image... Agent: Pfu Limited

20110249304 - Image reading apparatus and optical module using the same: An image reading apparatus includes: alight irradiating means for irradiating light to a subject having images to be read; an image forming means for making the light from the subject incident on an image plane so as to form images as erected images; and a photoelectric conversion means for converting... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110249306 - Autonomous sheet-fed scanner: Battery-powered portable sheet-fed scanner, comprising: a scanning unit (21-23) for scanning documents and forming digital representations thereof; a sheet feeder (28) for feeding a document past the scanning unit; a processor (20), communicatively connected to the scanning unit and provided for controlling the scanning operation; a plurality of embedded storage... Agent: I.r.i.s.

  
10/06/2011 > 80 patent applications in 21 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification

20110242568 - Document management system, document management method, and storage medium: In the conventional technique, it was impossible to execute processings up to an arbitrary processing among a series of registered processings depending on the situation from time to time. Thus, the only option in such a case was to newly register a new workflow depending on the need changing depending... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242573 - Facsimile device, computer readable recording medium storing control program code for facsimile device, and control method for facsimile device: A facsimile device includes a communication unit, an analysis unit, and a printing unit. The communication unit is configured to receive, as reception data, both print-scheduled data to be printed and transfer-scheduled data to be transferred to an external device. The analysis unit is configured to analyze a target data... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110242571 - Image reading apparatus: An apparatus includes a reading unit configured to read an image of a document set on a reading surface, a pressing plate capable of opening and closing relative to the reading surface, and an operation device provided on an upper surface of the pressing plate and including a plurality of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242570 - Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus provided therewith: This image reading apparatus, includes: a first retaining member that retains a lens unit; a second retaining member that retains a sensor unit; and a positioning member that sets a relative position between the first retaining member and the second retaining member, wherein the positioning member comprises: a first concave... Agent:

20110242567 - Information processing apparatus and computer program for information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus connectable to a printing apparatus which prints an image on a recording medium, including: a display; a storage device which stores an application program which generates an image data of the image as a display data to be displayed on the display, and a printer driver... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242572 - Page description data processing apparatus, page description data processing method, and recording medium: With respect to an object for stroking a path existing in page description data, the configurations of a plurality of line elements formed along the path are estimated based on a path construction operator and a dotted line pattern determining operator. The path construction operator is replaced with a plurality... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110242564 - Printer control system, printing method, and storage medium: A method for controlling a printer comprises, spooling a file including a hierarchy of print ticket attached with remaining fixed document and fixed pages, in response to a print job, creating print data from a spooled file, detecting a printing error at a printer, modifying the spooled file by including... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242565 - Printer control system, printing method, and storage medium: A method for controlling a printer comprises, spooling a file including a hierarchy of a print ticket attached with a fixed document and a fixed page, in response to a print job, creating print data from a spooled file, detecting a printing error at the printer, determining, using a CPU,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242569 - Server: A server may store original data. One of a plurality of setting screens corresponding to a plurality of printers may be generated based on the original data. Each of the plurality of setting screens may be for permitting the user to designate a content of each setting item matching a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242566 - Systems and methods for optimizing function based object operations in interpreted page description languages: Methods for optimizing the processing of function based object operations in interpreted page description languages are presented. In some embodiments, the method comprises parsing the PDL document to identify a function based operator in the PDL document; generating program code in a programming language, wherein the program code is functionally... Agent:

20110242574 - Hardcopy document integrity: A method for restricting duplication of a hardcopy document, including: displaying, in response to a request to print a document from a user application, a graphical user interface (GUI); receiving, in response to displaying the GUI, a plurality of print settings and a plurality of copy restrictions selected from the... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory Inc.

20110242577 - Adjusting paper ejecting speed to collate printed matters: A method executed by an image forming apparatus for producing a print job, which includes the steps of: (a) receiving data representing a document to be printed in the print job; (b) receiving job information about the print job, the job information including an instruction to print multiple copies of... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.

20110242588 - Automatic file transfer system and storage medium: An automatic file transfer system includes a personal computer and one or more printers. The automatic file transfer system includes a transfer folder capable of containing one or more files, wherein, when the personal computer recognizes, through plug-and-play, that a printer among the one or more printers which are connected... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242601 - Control device of image formation system and recording medium storing image formation control program: When a user operates a control device which is connected to an image formation device, a first preview image corresponding to a mark-up text currently processed by a browser is displayed within a display area of a display device of the control device. When a user operation to a first... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242595 - Data dividing method and data dividing device: The data dividing method includes: a printer state detecting step of detecting a state of the printer device; a division data amount setting step of setting, when a first division data item is to be transferred to the printer device, a size of a print range included in a second... Agent:

20110242603 - Display input device and display method thereof and image forming apparatus provided therewith: A display input device 1 includes: a display part 11 displaying character string regions; an input part 12 accepting operation; a storage part 18 storing data including data for an image; and a display control part 10 controlling the display at the display part. The display control part 10 judges... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110242597 - Facsimile apparatus: A multifunction apparatus generates image data. The multifunction apparatus displays the image data on a touch panel. The multifunction apparatus accepts an input of a permission to transmit the image data to a receiving-side multifunction apparatus. The multifunction apparatus sets a display parameter to specify a display mode when the... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242606 - Facsimile to e-mail communication system: A fax to E-mail system and related method are shown, whereby a hardcopy document is sent via a fax device to its recipient via electronic mail through a data network (such as the Internet), and is delivered in such a manner that it can be retrieved by the recipient at... Agent:

20110242576 - Fulfillment utilizing selected negotiation attributes: In one embodiment, a fulfillment request is received. A solution set comprising a plurality of fulfillment solutions is determined. The solution set, including values for fulfillment solutions according to a plurality of negotiation attributes, is presented. Selection of a negotiation attribute to be prioritized is invited. The solution set is... Agent:

20110242600 - Image formation control device, control method and recording medium storing image formation control program: A control device has a preview image data generating unit, a display unit displaying a preview image, an image formation controlling unit forming an image corresponding to the preview image on a recording sheet, and a user operation detection unit detecting a user operation to make modification in the preview... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242602 - Image forming apparatus and display method: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including a plurality of components, a display section to display information of the components, a storage section to store replacing person information of the components and a control section to make the information of the components which are displayed in the display section be... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20110242590 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes an erase designating unit configured to designate an intensity value of overwrite erase for each data or each job unit as a method of erasing unnecessary data that is written in a storage device, and an overwrite erasing unit configured to... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242605 - Image forming apparatus, method for controlling the same, and program: An image forming apparatus which outputs an image based on a print job received from an information processing apparatus includes a determining unit configured to determine whether a received print job is generated by an information processing apparatus which has a license for an additional drawing function when the received... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242587 - Image forming device system, printing selection device, print server, image forming device and selection method thereof: According to one embodiment, an image forming device system includes a client terminal connected to a network, a plurality of image forming devices that are connected to the network and can perform printing in response to a request for printing from the client terminal, and a device selection unit that... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242596 - Image forming system: If the user of an information processor enters into it a performance request to perform a job and a notification request to notify one or more other information processors of batch processing for the job, this processor transmits the performance and notification requests to a management apparatus. When the management... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242586 - Image forming system, image forming apparatus, image forming method, and storage medium storing program thereof: An image forming apparatus acquires and stores pieces of information indicating respective profiles, selects one profile based on the stored pieces of information, and transmits, to an information processing apparatus, an image reading setting corresponding to the selected profile and identification information for identifying the selected profile. The information processing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242592 - Image processing apparatus, method of controlling image processing apparatus, and computer readable medium: To provide a mechanism in which a browser appropriately notifies a user of a change in the state without waiting for an instruction from a server and displays an appropriate operation screen upon reception of the instruction from the server in an information processing apparatus executing a process based on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242583 - In-line system for the validation of a page description language within a print data stream: The present specification discloses a printer in which the printer performs a first analysis of a print job data to identify a page description language and if no page description language is identified by the first analysis, performs additional processing activities, including but not limited to spooling and parsing, concurrent... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110242581 - Method and program for a universal job definition format (jdf) printer driver: A method and program for a universal Job Description Format (JDF) printer driver. The universal JDF printer driver computer software program product has a computer readable program code embedded in a computer usable storage medium for controlling a data processing apparatus, where the program code is configured to cause the... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.

20110242585 - Method for transferring package of files and recording medium storing the method: A method for transferring a package of files that is executed by a personal computer, the package of files being made up of plural compressed files that are separately present therein. For transferring the package of files, the personal computer creates, with respect to each printer, a dedicated file that... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242591 - Print controller, computer readable medium having computer program product for generating print data based on print setting information stored thereon, and method of generating print setting information: An apparatus includes a processing unit and memory. The memory stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processing unit, cause the apparatus to provide an application tool and a generation section. The application tool is configured to edit a print condition based on print functional information relating to print... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242575 - Print engine page streamlining: A system and method are provided for economically printing a physical media, such as paper. The method receives a print job with a plurality of logical pages, formatted as graphics commands. A raster image processor (RIP) renders the print job into a rasterized image. The rasterized image is accumulated as... Agent:

20110242582 - Printer control system, printing method, and storage medium: A method for controlling a printer via a server computer comprises, spooling a file including a hierarchy of a print ticket attached with a fixed document and a fixed page, in response to a print job on a client computer, creating print data from a spooled file, processing a print... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242599 - Printer searching device: A printer searching device may comprise a first acquiring unit, a second acquiring unit, a searching unit, and a providing unit. The first acquiring unit may acquire a plurality of a first kind of global IP addresses that is allotted to a plurality of printers and register the plurality of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242604 - Printers and printer systems having cellular input/output: A method includes accessing a cellularly configured printer with a cellular device; and cellularly sending the printer an indication of a resource that is to be printed by the printer, said resource comprising a network-accessible resource that does not reside on the printer and which the printer is to retrieve.... Agent:

20110242589 - Printing apparatus and storing medium: A printing apparatus comprising: a printing unit configured to print an image based on expanded data; a measuring unit configured to measure a deviation amount of at least one of a position and a density of the image printed by the printing unit when a correction execution condition is satisfied;... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242584 - Printing apparatus, control method thereof and storage medium: The attributes of the front and back surfaces of a sheet stored in each of sheet storing units which store sheets used in printing are set. Printing is done by selecting a sheet storing unit used in a print job from the sheet storing units in accordance with the attributes... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242593 - Printing system, output device, data management system, control method, and program: A data management system that is connected to a client terminal and an output device, comprises a request search means configured to search for a print target data request corresponding to a print ticket attached to a print request from the client terminal from among print target data requests with... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242607 - Pull based computer output devices: A job store for a pull-based presentation output system includes a job storage storing one or more jobs from a plurality of job submission clients; and a driver storage storing one or more drivers for converting a job into a format used by a corresponding presentation output device. The job... Agent:

20110242594 - Server apparatus, terminal apparatus, and printing system and data conversion method thereof: For a web application requiring a time to execute processing, it is necessary to maintain Internet connection between a web browser and the web application until the processing is completed. Conventionally, the connection is maintained by causing the web browser to inquire a web application server about the execution state... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242578 - Small aio (all in one) printer that uses external storage for the purpose of paper collation: A method implemented in a data processing system including an image forming apparatus for producing a print job, which includes the steps of: (a) receiving data representing a document to be printed in the print job; (b) receiving job information about the print job; (c) determining if the job information... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.

20110242580 - Submission of jdf print jobs to a target printer using a usb storage device and other related methods: A method for submitting a Job Description Format (JDF) print job to a printer using a USB flash drive or other portable storage device is described. An operator stores JDF files on the USB drive, and inserts it in the printer. The printer detects the USB drive, identifies the JDF... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.

20110242598 - Terminal device: A computer readable device storing instructions configured to be executed by a control unit of a terminal device, the instructions, when executed by the control unit, may cause the control unit to function as a display controlling module, an identification information acquiring module and a supplying module. The display controlling... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242579 - User-by-user control of printer based on printer language (command): A method implemented in a multi-user data processing system including an image forming apparatus for processing a print job, which includes the steps of: (a) storing a printer language access policy in an image forming apparatus, the printer language access policy including a plurality of printer language policy settings for... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.

20110242608 - Image forming apparatus and storage control method: An image forming apparatus has a function for formation of an image and includes a first storage unit in which data is stored; an operation input receiving unit that receives an operation input from a user; a storage control unit that stores data in the first storage unit or an... Agent:

20110242551 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus that reduces the downtime due to image density control is provided. To accomplish this, the image forming apparatus obtains, using a sensor, background data at a plurality of measurement positions from a rotation member, and density data at a plurality of measurement positions from a patch... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242550 - Print controlling device: A print controlling device includes an acquiring unit, a dividing unit, a first determining unit, and a print data generating unit. The acquiring unit is configured to acquire original image data representing an original image having a size larger than a size of a recording sheet. The dividing unit is... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242552 - Page description data processing apparatus, page description data processing method, and recording medium: With respect to an object that strokes a path existing in page description data, the position of a start point of a line element formed along the path is estimated based on a path construction operator and a dotted line pattern determining operator. If the distance between the start point... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110242553 - Printing medium movement amount detection device, and error information production method: With a printing device in which a printing medium is moved relatively, and which prints on the printing medium, the surface of the medium is illuminated, a plurality of illuminated regions of the medium moving in this illuminated state are imaged to acquire a plurality of images. A region to... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110242554 - System and method for providing an extensible multinational postage service and system and method that delivers printable postage to a client device: A system and method for providing an extensible multinational postage service is provided. In particular, the extensible multinational postage service may be based upon a scalable technology infrastructure capable of providing postage services for multiple national post offices and further capable of being integrated with various third-party systems. For example,... Agent: Psi Systems, Inc.

20110242556 - Color processing method and color processing apparatus: A gloss characteristic measurement unit obtains measurement values regarding the gloss characteristic of a plurality of patches formed based on patch data in which the amount of clear color material is changed with respect to an output value from a color separation table for color materials. A color separation table... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242563 - Image combining apparatus and control method for the same: An image combining apparatus and a control method for an image combining apparatus that allows a user to write a handwritten image on a writing sheet while confirming the positional relationship between the handwritten image and a photograph to be combined. When a writing sheet having a handwriting area in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242561 - Image forming apparatus and display method thereof: An image forming apparatus 100 includes: an image forming part 6, a liquid crystal display part 11, a storage device 92 storing a program for displaying a setting screen at the liquid crystal display part 11; an input part 1 receiving, for example, a setting made for a setting item;... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110242558 - Image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus control method, and storage medium storing program: An image forming apparatus acquires information indicating each of a plurality of profiles, selects one profile based on the pieces of information, and transmits, to an information processing apparatus, identification information for identifying the selected profile. The image forming apparatus receives, from the information processing apparatus, an image reading instruction... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242560 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer-readable recording medium storing print restriction program code: An image forming apparatus includes a print processing unit and a printing ratio determination unit. The print processing unit is configured to obtain a printing ratio of document data at a time of print execution of the document data, and associate printing ratio data indicating the obtained printing ratio with... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110242555 - Image processing apparatus and control method or program therefor: An image processing apparatus includes an input unit configured to input a plurality of page data; a rendering unit configured to convert each of the plurality of page data into rendering data; a supply unit configured to supply the plurality of rendering data to a printing apparatus; an acquisition unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242557 - Print job management system, print job management apparatus, and print job management method: A print job management system according to an embodiment has a transmission unit, a time calculation unit, and a list display unit. The transmission unit transmits a print job. The time calculation unit acquires the print job transmitted from the transmission unit and calculates a processing completion time taken for... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242559 - Printing system, printing control method, and printing control program: A printing apparatus includes an extracting section configured to extract first and second images from an original document such that the first and second images partially overlap at an overlapping portion, and a control section configured to execute printing onto a first medium based on the first image using a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110242562 - System and method for improving color management of color spaces in electronic documents: A system and method is provided for improving color management of DeviceN color spaces in an electronic document. In one embodiment of the present invention, the system includes a memory device for storing a plurality of ICC profiles, and a rendering application operating on a computer, wherein each ICC profile... Agent:

20110242609 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming section; a first density sensor; a second density sensor; and a control section to control the image forming section to form a first gradation pattern image including patches having different densities on the image carrier, to execute gradation correction of the image... Agent:

20110242610 - Image processing system with electronic book reader mode: An image processing system such as a multi-function device (MFD) with an “e-reader” mode is disclosed. The e-reader mode can be activated by a user from the MFD user interface, or automatically detected by the system if the mode is set to “auto.” Once in e-reader mode, the system automatically... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110242611 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus including a reading unit that reads a document as an object to be read in a main scanning direction; a conveyance unit that conveys one of the reading unit and the object to be read as an object to be conveyed in a sub-scanning direction; a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242612 - Image reading apparatus and operation device: An operation device includes a cover and a substrate on which a plurality of electrodes which detects a capacitance and which is provided corresponding to each of a plurality of touch switches is mounted. The operation device includes a laminated structure in which at least an elastic sheet that is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242613 - Image reading apparatus and operation device: A plurality of touch switches includes a first switch and a second switch provided adjacent to each other. A distance between an electrode and a surface of a cover at the location of the first switch is smaller than a distance between an electrode and the surface of the cover... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242614 - Image reader: An image reader is provided, which includes a first analog front end unit configured to perform A/D conversion for analog signals that are output via a first group of channels of a number resulting from rounding up, to a closest whole number, an average value between a number of at... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242615 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable medium: An image processing apparatus comprises an anchor point information extraction unit configured to decide coordinates of anchor points and attributes of the anchor points based on a plurality of predetermined extraction rules and a sequence of coordinate points that expresses an outline of image data; a tangential direction decision unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242616 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable medium: An image processing apparatus comprises an anchor point candidate information extraction unit configured to decide coordinates of anchor point candidates and attributes of the anchor point candidates based on a plurality of predetermined extraction rules and a sequence of coordinate points that expresses an outline of image data; an anchor... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242618 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus to read an image formed on a document sheet is provided. The image reading apparatus includes a sheet conveyer and an image reader, which is controlled by a controller and reads the image formed on the document sheet. The sheet conveyer includes movable parts, which are... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kaubushiki Kaisha

20110242617 - Portable scanning device: A handheld optical scanner for capturing images of text from a rendered document is described. The scanner includes a package suitable to be held in a user's hand. The package contains an optical sensor that captures images of text from a rendered document. The package also contains a proximity sensor... Agent:

20110242619 - Image reader: An image reader is provided, which includes a light-emitting-timing setting unit configured to divide a non-light-emitting time during which none of light sources emits light in a predetermined reading period into a plurality of segmental non-light-emitting times and set a light-emitting moment separately for each light source as a moment... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242620 - Image reading apparatus: The image reading apparatus conveys a reading unit or a document to read the document. Conveyance is implemented by motor control based on a target position trajectory. The reading unit reads the document each time a line start signal is inputted. When a predetermined condition is satisfied, the reading operation... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242627 - Arrangement for reading from and/or writing to flexible sheet media in a curved configuration and method: An assembly for transferring information to and/or from flexible sheet media in a highly advantageous curved configuration is disclosed. The sheet material includes a length and a width defining first and second opposing surfaces. The assembly includes support means for supporting the sheet the curved configuration across its width, having... Agent:

20110242626 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes: an apparatus main body with an opening formed on an upper face thereof; an original document reading device that opens and closes the opening; an original document holder that is supported openably and closably by the original document reading device; a first lock mechanism that... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110242621 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus having a lower unit with a controller and an upper unit rotatably attached to the lower unit to rotate about a rear end of the upper unit is provided. The upper unit includes a sheet conveyer, an upper image reader connected with the controller via a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242622 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus may include a main unit and a cover unit pivotally attached to the main unit. The cover unit may include an image reading device configured to read an image of a document along a conveying path. The image reading device may include a contact image sensor,... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242624 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus configured to read images of both surfaces of a document is provided. The image reading apparatus may include a first image reading device configured to read an image of a first surface of a document, a second image reading device configured to read an image of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242623 - Image reading device: An image reading apparatus may include a main unit, a cover unit, an openable unit, and a conductive member. The cover unit is pivotable relative to the main unit, and includes a metal frame and a reading device configured to read an image of a document conveyed through an upper... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242625 - Image-reader initializing setting of image process: In an image reader, the first reading unit outputs first image data corresponding to the image of the first surface of the original document. The second image reading unit outputs second image data corresponding to the image of the second surface of the original document. The image process circuit acquires... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242628 - Image reading apparatus and image reading method: An image reading apparatus capable of accurately detecting abnormal pixels caused by a contaminant such as dirt, stain, or flaw on a moving document reading glass being read. An image processing unit of the image reading apparatus performs a first abnormal pixel detection process to detect pixel signals representing abnormal... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110242629 - Data processing device: To provide a technology enabling a terminal device to use various functions provided in a data processing device without the use of a device driver. A multifunction device executes a process for implementing a function indicated by instruction data when such instruction data is stored in a shared area of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

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