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Facsimile and static presentation processing March listing by industry category 03/12

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03/29/2012 > 39 patent applications in 13 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120075648 - System and method for distributed optical character recognition processing: A method and apparatus for processing a plurality of images. The method includes receiving or generating by an information processing apparatus the plurality of images. The plurality of images are stored in a memory, and separated into a plurality of image units. Sequence identifiers are assigned to the plurality of... Agent:

20120075653 - Display input device having a program function, image forming apparatus having a program function, and display method for display input device having a program function: Provided is a display input device including a display portion for displaying a screen for setting a function, a storage portion for storing a program to be invoked and used, and an input portion for receiving inputs of selection of the function and setting of a setting value of the... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120075650 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a document reader, a storage for storing image data, an image output unit and a control unit. The control unit includes: a function setup controller for setting up the image output conditions of output images; a display image generator generating a display image based on... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075654 - Information processing device that displays a preview image, image forming apparatus that displays a preview image, and method of displaying a preview image: Provided is an information processing device, including an input device for receiving a specification input for specifying a page for which an image forming apparatus is caused to execute a job, a display for displaying preview images of only a first page and a last page among continuous pages and... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120075651 - Management system: Disclose is a management system in which a reason why the user has selected an image forming apparatus that is currently in the power saving mode can be analyzed. The management system includes: plural image forming apparatuses, each of which is provided with a normal consumption mode and a power... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120075649 - Method and apparatus for processing print job in printing platform: A method for processing a print job includes: a) processing printer description language (PDL) image data for a select page of a print job to form raster image data for the select page, processing of the PDL image data and storing the raster image data in a RIP orientation; b)... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120075652 - Operation device, image forming apparatus, and operation method: The operation device according to the present invention includes a touch panel configured to enable selection of a predetermined key contained in a predetermined screen, a function screen display reception unit for displaying a screen including a screen area and a retreat area being an area that is different from... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120075655 - Simplified walk-up enablement of inter-based, personalized access to retail imaging devices and services: An apparatus and method for loading and configuring an imaging device driver to facilitate turnkey remote access via the interne to the complete and explicit feature set and capabilities provided by a specific, user selected, retail imaging kiosk or digital photofinishing system.... Agent:

20120075656 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system and computer readable medium: An image forming apparatus includes a receiving unit, a paper information storing unit, an initializing unit, a paper information comparing unit, a temporary stopping unit, and a printing unit. The receiving unit receives print jobs. The paper information storing unit stores paper information preset in the printed page. The initializing... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120075658 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and image forming method that cause a job execution screen to be displayed on a display of a terminal apparatus: An image forming apparatus that is connected to a network includes a web server, a setting item management unit, and a web server management unit. The setting item management unit is configured to select, when the web server receives a request for job execution screen data from a terminal apparatus... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120075657 - Image recording apparatus: An image recording apparatus, including: a recording device; discharge trays; a discharge mechanism; detectors; an input device through which is inputted authentication information relating to image data; and a controller including: an image-data reception portion; an authentication-information confirming portion to make a confirmation as to whether the authentication information contains... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075659 - Management apparatus, management system, and management method: A management apparatus includes: a receiver that receives, via a network, status data based on control system data for stabilizing image forming from an image forming apparatus formed by image forming units; an inference unit that determines abnormality occurrence symptom, and calculates an index of the abnormality occurrence symptom, of... Agent:

20120075667 - Communication system, communication device, server system and recording medium: A communication system is allowed to use one or more electronic devices connected with a device interface of a server system by communicating with the server system via a network. The communication system or the server system notifies to a user a correspondence relation between items, including those identifying the... Agent: Buffalo Inc.

20120075660 - Computerized chart recorder: A computerized chart recorder is revealed, comprises a signal conversion unit, an operation control unit, a printing control unit, and a database. A signal conversion unit receives measurement signals of a measurement instrument, and converts the measurement signals to signal conversion data. A operation control unit receives the signal conversion... Agent: Atomic Energy Council-institute Of Nuclear Energy Research

20120075670 - Image display control device and image forming apparatus including the same: A control unit includes a touch panel display capable of presenting preview display of multiple pages of document images in a scrollable manner on the display panel. The touch panel display controller includes: a commanded position detecting controller that detects a commanded position relative to one of document images being... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075669 - Image forming system: An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus and an upper device connected to the image forming apparatus through a communication path. The upper device includes a service attribution information input unit for inputting service attribution information containing service identification information; a service style table unit for containing a... Agent:

20120075666 - Image processing apparatus, data processing method of image processing apparatus, and storage medium: In an image processing apparatus that generates image data from drawing information, compresses the image data and stores the data in a memory, it is determined whether the data amount of the image data exceeds an amount of a difference between an amount of space securable in the memory and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075668 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method: An image processing system disclosed is arranged to (i) when an image processing apparatus has received document image data and image processing request information for the document image data, cause a display section of the image processing apparatus to display an execution/non-execution selection screen for allowing a user to select... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075674 - Medical monitoring telephony communication device and method: An apparatus and method of operating a mobile communications device includes a text message receiver and a printer for printing text messages, the method including the steps of; providing a medical monitoring device and receiving a data reading from a medical monitoring device with a text message communications device. The... Agent:

20120075672 - Mobile device, program of mobile device, and method for controlling mobile device: A computer-readable recording device may store a computer program including instructions for causing a computer of a mobile device to operate as: (1) a first storing controlling module that causes a storing unit to store one or more first information for identifying one or more candidate devices, the one or... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075673 - Preparation of production data for a print job using a still image proxy of a page description language image file: An automated, computer-implemented method is provided for preparing production data for a print job. The production data includes an electronic document defined by a page description language (PDL). The electronic document is stored in a PDL image file. The production data for the print job is prepared via a processor.... Agent: Colorquick, L.L.C.

20120075661 - Print shop management method for customized print job duplication: A customized print job duplication method implemented in a print shop management system that includes a data processing apparatus having a non-transitory memory for storing a software program and a processor for executing the software program, wherein the software program includes program code configured to cause the data processing apparatus... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.

20120075671 - Printing system, computer, image forming apparatus and printing method: In a printing system configured such that a computer and an image forming apparatus can be connected via a network, the computer sets a stamp image and transmits the set stamp image to the image forming apparatus via the network. The image forming apparatus includes a reading device that reads... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075665 - Printing system, printing control apparatus and printing apparatus: A print server acquires print information and selects candidate printers to perform print processing based on the print information among a plurality of printers. The print server transmits list information indicating a list of the selected candidate printers and transmits the print information to one of the selected candidate printers.... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120075663 - Providing image information to a remote device: An imaging device configured to provide image information to a remote device is described. The imaging device includes a processor and instructions stored in memory. The imaging device obtains a full image and generates a thumbnail image based on the full image. The imaging device also associates the full image... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20120075662 - System and method for scheduling a print job: In one example, the system discloses a profiler which calculates a “time-to-print” a first print job and a “time-to-process” a second print job. A scheduler schedules the second print job, for printing after the first print job, if the “time-to-process” the second print job is≦the “time-to-print” the first print job.... Agent:

20120075664 - Systems and methods for configuring mobile devices for printing to wireless printers: The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods for configuring mobile communication devices to identify and communicate with wireless printing devices. These systems and methods may include determining available wireless printing devices, selecting a desired wireless printing device, attempting to establish communication between the mobile communication device and the... Agent: Wellala, Inc.

20120075675 - Image forming apparatus, data storing method, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium that stores data storing program: An image forming apparatus includes an interface, a reading unit, an internal storage, and a deletion control unit. The interface is configured to establish a connection with an external storage. The internal storage is configured to store the data read from the external storage. The deletion control unit is configured... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120075676 - Layout system, information processing apparatus, layout method, and program thereof: A layout system performs layout on a printed document to readily and uniformly treat a plurality of types of print products, and performs the layout on content of a document using a template associated with a design theme to be applied to the plurality of types of print products associated... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075643 - Method of revising printing error in pcb: Provided is a method of revising a printing error in a PCB, including acquiring alignment mark coordinates and recognition mark coordinates formed at corners of each sheet through design specification information of the PCB, acquiring distorted alignment mark coordinates and recognition mark coordinates of each sheet through actually measured information... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120075645 - Color selection assisting method, image processing method, color selection assisting apparatus, image processing apparatus, and recording medium: At least one color patch, which is extracted as a candidate patch from within a color chart, is colorimetrically measured and a color value is acquired. Based on a color value of a designated color to be reproduced on a print and a color value of the candidate patch, a... Agent:

20120075647 - Image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, and method of image reading: An image reading apparatus includes a light-emitting device having a peak wavelength that varies depending on a value of a drive current, and illuminates a document with illumination light from the light-emitting device. A light receiving unit receives a light reflected from the document when the illumination light is emitted... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120075644 - Preferred hue selection method for optimizing color image reproduction: A method implemented in a color image reproduction system that includes a data processing apparatus having a non-transitory memory for storing a computer software program and a processor for executing the software program, wherein the program includes a program code configured to cause the data processing apparatus to execute a... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.

20120075646 - Printing apparatus, information processing apparatus, method for controlling printing apparatus, method for controlling information processing apparatus, and storage medium: A host computer generates a print job and transmits it to a printing apparatus. A media group definition defining one or a plurality of groups each combining a plurality of specified media with one or a plurality of feedable search media is added to each print job. The printing apparatus... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075677 - Method and apparatus for processing print job in printing platform: A method for processing a print job includes: a) analyzing printer description language (PDL) image data for a print job; b) determining a raster image processor (RIP) orientation for the print job based at least in part on the analysis of the PDL image data, the RIP orientation being selected... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120075678 - Method and apparatus for switching high-speed facsimile to ordinary facsimile: A method applied to T.38 gateway for making high-speed facsimile fall back to ordinary facsimile, including: detecting a call menu signal from a calling high-speed facsimile machine; intercepting the call menu signal when the call menu signal containing high-speed facsimile service information is detected; detecting a digital identification signal from... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120075679 - Image capture of subject region and control region: A device includes a processing system having a processor and a memory and an image capture component coupled to the processing system. The image capture component is configured to receive an image of a subject region within a field of view and an image of a control region within the... Agent:

20120075680 - Scanning speed control device and method: A control device and a method for controlling scanning speed of a scanner. The control device includes a decision device and a driving device. The decision device further includes an image buffer, an up-down counter and a comparator. The decision device receives the input image data and utilizes the up-down... Agent: Transpacific Systems, LLC

20120075681 - Image forming apparatus: The present invention provides an image forming apparatus which can increase the life of a fixing roller without causing increase of the apparatus in size and image displacement. A first skew feeding and registration correcting portion 1 and a second skew feeding and registration correcting portion are controlled so as... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

  
03/22/2012 > 56 patent applications in 13 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120069365 - Printing quality inspection apparatus: This invention discloses a printing quality inspection apparatus including a light irradiation device, an image capture device, a diffusely reflecting plate, and a determination device. When a member to be printed is a first sheet member, light emitted by the light irradiation device is diffusely reflected by the first sheet... Agent:

20120069369 - Device management device and recording medium: In a device management device, a storage unit stores device information pieces of devices on a network, an acquisition unit acquires a device information piece of one of the devices via the network, and a detection unit compares the device information piece with each of the device information pieces stored... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120069373 - Image formation apparatus, display method, and computer readable recording medium storing display program: An image formation apparatus is configured to display a category object indicating each of a plurality of categories in a selectable manner, accept selection of a first category among the plurality of categories, display a function object indicating each of functions corresponding to the selected first category among the plurality... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120069368 - Image forming apparatus, and power-saving mode setting method of the image forming apparatus: Certain embodiments provide an image forming apparatus including an image scanning unit, an image forming unit, a power source, a storage device, a setting section, and a control unit. The power source can supply power to the image scanning unit and the image forming unit. The storage device stores mode... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120069371 - Image information processing apparatus, image information processing system, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image information processing apparatus including an operating panel on which an operating screen is displayed is provided. The image information processing apparatus includes a storage to store, therein, a first type application and a second type application. The first type application implements a process that includes capturing information from... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120069370 - Image input output apparatus: An image input output apparatus includes an image reading portion arranged to be freely opened and closed for reading an image and an image forming portion for forming a print image, so that the image input output apparatus capable of reading and printing the image. The image input output apparatus... Agent:

20120069377 - Image processing apparatus displaying key for setting its own function: An image processing apparatus implements a plurality of functions and includes a display device. The plurality of functions include a function belonging to a first group and a function belonging to a second group. A selection accepting unit accepts selection of any of the first group and the second group.... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120069372 - Image processing apparatus, charging system, charging method, and program: An image processing apparatus may include a generation unit, a calculation unit, and a storing unit. The generation unit generates, from job data, image data independent of a model of the image processing apparatus. The calculation unit calculates charging information about contents included in the image data and charging information... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120069366 - Method and apparatus to provide enhanced printing for newly launched devices in a universal printer driver: A system for interfacing a universal print driver with a print device after the universal print driver is deployed. The system includes a universal print driver interfaced with a network and at least one associated print device. A repository stores a set of device compatibility packs (DCPs) for each of... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120069376 - Multifunction apparatus: A multifunction apparatus includes: a second storage section for storing display image data for displaying an image on the display section, the second storage section storing the display image data corresponding to the processing target image data; and an apparatus control section for generating location information indicating a location of... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120069367 - Printing apparatus, method of controlling the same and information processing apparatus: In a printing apparatus, a method of controlling the same, and an information processing apparatus, a job for printing front cover image data, main body image data, and back cover image data is received. In the case where the received job is designated to bound printed sheets using rings, the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120069375 - Printing device, printing control method and recording medium: A LAN control unit receives print data from a client device or the like. An input job storage unit registered on a hard disk a series of PDL commands included in the print data received. An input job queue management unit registers print job specifying information specifying a print job... Agent: Casio Electronics Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20120069374 - Printing device, printing system, printing control method and recording medium: A conversion unit converts a command part of an image inclusion command into an internal command. A first memory unit stores an image non-inclusion command and the internal command converted by the conversion unit. A second memory unit stores an image data part of the image inclusion command. A restart... Agent: Casio Electronics Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20120069378 - Automatic print failure detection and correction: Automatic print failure detection and correction are presented. An image is produced on media as it passes through a printer, the image produced by a first print head of the printer. The image is then inspected as it appears on the media for a predefined quality level. When the quality... Agent: Ncr Corporation

20120069380 - Image forming apparatus, display control method, and a non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with display control program: An image forming apparatus includes a communication portion to communicate with a portable information device, an operation accepting portion into which an operation by a user is inputted, a display portion to display an image, an operation screen transmission portion to transmit, in response to a request being received from... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120069379 - Image forming apparatus, method for controlling image forming apparatus, and storage medium: When receiving a notification indicating that the communication is performed using an encrypted communication protocol, a display unit displays a screen based on screen information so as to display a second icon which indicates that a web server uses the encrypted communication protocol to communicate with an external server and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120069382 - Image processing apparatus that displays screen on display unit using browser, control method therefor, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus that is capable of, even in a case where browser screens are forcefully changed when the image processing apparatus changes in status during operation by a user, continuing operation through a screen displayed until just before the change of the browser screens when the image processing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120069383 - Image processing system and imaging object used for same: An imaging technology having high reproducibility of a document and making image correction possible, without being influenced by a way of placing the document or a position of a camera, and irrespective of paper color and despite of damage of a corner portion. By printing positioning symbols on document paper... Agent: King Jim Co., Ltd.

20120069384 - Method for processing documents on an image-processing apparatus: A method for processing print jobs by an image-processing apparatus includes an output module for receiving output of the print jobs and a control unit configured to maintain a queue of print jobs to be processed. The method includes, for each print job, the steps of printing the print job... Agent:

20120069381 - Printing system and information processing apparatus: A printing system, in which a printing job based on a same printing target is registered in each of a plurality of printers and one of the plurality of printers performs printing in response to a print instruction of the printing job thereto, the printing system including; a determination unit... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120069393 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a document reader, a storage for storing image data and a control unit. The control unit includes a display image generator, a display panel and a control unit-side controller for giving display guidance on the input status of image data from the document reader, on... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120069392 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus of the present invention returns a response indicating that the image forming apparatus includes a function for changing information of a sending destination to a monitoring apparatus to an inquiry from the monitoring apparatus when it is determined that the image forming apparatus includes the function... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120069395 - Image forming apparatus and job log management method: An image forming apparatus capable of transmitting a job log relating to a processed job to a first storage apparatus existing on an Internet outside a firewall and a second storage apparatus existing inside a firewall includes an identification unit configured to identify a job log to be generated when... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120069396 - Image forming apparatus, display method, and computer-readable storage medium storing display program: An image forming apparatus is provided that includes a display, a memory storing a plurality of functions in such a manner that associates the functions each with one of a plurality of categories, and a controller for causing the display to array and display objects representing respective functions that are... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120069390 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program product: An image forming apparatus includes a storage unit that stores therein print data and first converted data obtained by reflecting a first print condition in the print data and converting the print data into a printable form; an input receiving unit that receives an input of a reprint instruction to... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120069389 - Information processing system, information processing apparatus, and computer readable medium: According to an aspect of the invention, an information processing system includes a control device, an information processing apparatus, a control target device. The information processing apparatus is connected to the control device. The control target device is connected to the information processing apparatus. The control device includes a first... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120069387 - Intelligent network speed for optimizing energy consumption: A method for conserving energy at a printing device. The method includes establishing, by a network adapter operably connected to a control system of the printing device, a low-speed network connection, thereby operably connecting the printing device to a data transfer network; receiving, at the printing device, an indication of... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120069401 - Method for browsing, recording medium, access server and user station for implementing said method: The invention relates to a method for browsing the Internet, including: if a URL belongs to a pre-recorded list of URLs of sensitive websites which the user is not authorised to access from a first execution environment, then the connection to said website is only authorised (96, 114) via the... Agent:

20120069388 - Monitoring device, monitoring method and non-transitory computer readable medium: A monitoring device includes an acquiring unit, a first determination unit, a second determination unit and a notification unit. The acquiring unit periodically acquires status information from a printer having a consumable. The first determination unit determines a first state transition from an occurrence state of a consumable alarm to... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120069399 - Print data generating apparatus, print data generating program, and print apparatus: High speed print output is enabled, while eliminating the burden of rearranging printed matter in page order placed on users. A plurality of pages of print job data are divided into groups of a predetermined number of pages, and the divided plurality of pages are assigned to the print job... Agent: Riso Kagaku Corporation

20120069391 - Printing apparatus, printing system, and method of controlling printing apparatus: A printing apparatus that performs a printing process related to a print job including one print data item or a plurality of print data items and a series of process commands transmitted from a host apparatus and that is connected to another printing apparatus via a network, the printing apparatus... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120069398 - Printing system and printing device: A printing system includes a print-data generating device and a printing device. The print-data generating device is connected to the printing device via a first transmission path and a second transmission path of which transfer speed is faster than that of the first transmission path. A communication unit of the... Agent:

20120069394 - Pull printing system, method for processing print job, pull printing server, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: In a pull printing system, a plurality of information devices configured to create print jobs individually, a pull printing server, and a plurality of image forming apparatuses are connected to one another via a network. Each of the information devices acquires, from the pull printing server, port information used for... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120069385 - System and method for managing printer resources on an internal network: A system and method are provided for routing print requests and managing internal printer resource data on an internal network with global printer resource data stored on an external network. Print requests are received for printer resources and it is determined whether the request may be served with printer resource... Agent: Printeron Inc.

20120069386 - System and method for releasing print jobs based on location information: A system and method that provides a user interface on a mobile network terminal for operation with a printer resource access system wherein the user interface is modified for releasing a print job from a nearby printer resource. Since printer resources may include any number of print job release mechanism... Agent: Printeron Inc.

20120069400 - System, method, and computer program product for conditionally performing a scan on data based on an associated data structure: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for conditionally performing a scan of data based nit an associated data structure. In use, at least one aspect is identified for each of a first plurality of scanners utilized to perform a scan on data at a first network device.... Agent: Mcafee, Inc.

20120069397 - Transponder with memory for ink jet media: A method for printing a medical image transmits, from a transceiver that is associated with a printer, a wireless query signal and receives a wireless response signal from a transponder that is coupled to a print medium, the transponder having a memory, wherein the response signal is indicative of at... Agent:

20120069402 - Printing device and method of controlling printing device: A printing device includes a plurality of storage units into which image data is written, a control unit which has storage space information indicating a same storage space as a storage space of each of the plurality of storage units and manages address information to perform a writing and reading... Agent:

20120069403 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and program: An image processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives all image data of pages that are imposed; an input unit that inputs the number of pages in vertical and horizontal directions and a page opening direction; a calculation unit that calculates a division number on the basis of the... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120069404 - Method of adding value to print data, a value-adding device, and a recording medium: Various kinds of value can be easily added to print data output from an existing application without modifying the existing application program. A value-adding method executes a process of adding value to print data output from an application on a computer that has one or more communication ports and executes... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120069356 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program product: An image forming apparatus includes: a storage unit that stores print data and transformation data transformed into a printable format by reflecting a print condition on the print data; a detection unit that detects an error when the transformation data stored in the storage unit is printed; a decision unit... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120069361 - Apparatus and method for detection of toner consumption: An apparatus to detect toner consumption converts an original file into a spool file to perform preview before printing, converts the spool file into preview data, classifies objects based on types of items recorded in the spool file to create an object map, and calculates dot counts based on the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120069360 - Image forming apparatus, a control method and a recording medium: The image forming apparatus includes an image forming part configured to form an image on a sheet; a post-processing part configured to process a sheet bundle, the sheet bundle including sheets on which images are formed by the image forming part; an image quality maintaining/adjusting part configured to maintain quality... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120069359 - Image forming apparatus, color-misregistration correcting method, and computer program product: An image forming apparatus includes recording heads for ejecting recording liquids of colors onto a recording medium. The apparatus includes a reference-patch forming unit that records a reference patch, the reference patch being formed by overlaying dot array patterns recorded with the recording liquids of different colors, the dot array... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120069358 - Image forming apparatus, imgae forming method, and program: An image forming apparatus including an attribute-value-information holding unit that holds an attribute-value table showing correspondence between a type of gradation processing and a fixing-temperature control attribute value; an image-formation-attribute processing unit that determines a type of gradation processing and a corresponding fixing-temperature control attribute value on the basis of... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120069364 - Image processing apparatus for displaying plurality of screens, method for controlling same, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes a display unit and a control unit. The control unit displays, on the display unit, a first window for inputting a setting concerned with a plurality of functions. Further, the control unit stepwisely displays at least a portion of a second window over the first... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120069362 - Printing device and method of controlling printing device: A printing device includes a printing unit that prints printing image data of a plurality of colors on a printing medium, a plurality of data storage units that receive and store the image data. The image data is transferred from the upper level device through a plurality of first transfer... Agent:

20120069363 - Printing device and method of controlling printing device: A printing device includes at least one station and a transmission control unit. The station includes a printing unit that prints image data of a plurality of colors generated by an upper level device on a printing medium, and a plurality of holding units that receive and hold the image... Agent:

20120069357 - System and method for enhancing the density of black: A computer-implemented method and system for enhancing black density of a halftoned bitmap are provided. The method includes receiving a halftoned bitmap into computer memory, and, using a computer, identifying at least one black-only pixel in the halftoned bitmap. The method further includes for each of the identified black-only pixels,... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120069405 - Facsimile apparatus: A facsimile apparatus is disclosed that includes a register unit that registers transmission destination information in an internal address book. The register unit receives a number input at least a first time and a second time, and upon determining that a number input the first time and a number input... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120069406 - Determining scan priority of documents: When a group of documents are received, the scan priority of the documents may be determined, according to one embodiment, by acquiring contexts about each of the documents and calculating a scan priority of each of the documents according to a combination of the contexts of the document. Then, each... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120069407 - Image sensor module and image sensor: According to one embodiment, an image sensor module including a plurality of image sensors and a common signal line. The common signal line is commonly electrically connected to the plurality of image sensors. To the common signal line, image signals are output sequentially from the plurality of image sensors. The... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120069408 - Document management system and method thereof: A document management system including a two dimensional code region detection portion that detects a two dimensional code region included in image data, obtained by scanning a document to be managed; a two dimensional code decoding portion that decodes document management information included in the two dimensional code; a layout... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120069409 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus for reading a document placed on a document positioning plate using a reading sensor unit mounted on a carriage includes a rack member provided in an apparatus body and having rack teeth provided along the moving direction of the carriage, a pinion gear rotatably disposed on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120069411 - Image capturing device and recording apparatus: An image capturing device includes: a housing; a reference pattern used for color measurement and arranged in the housing; an image capturing element that captures an image of the reference pattern in a first area and an image of an object in a second area of the image capturing area;... Agent:

20120069410 - Image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, method of reading image, and recording medium for reading original-document image and generating image data of the original-document image: An image reading apparatus reads an original-document image and generates image data of the original-document image, and includes an image reading unit, a security pattern detection unit, and a main control unit. The image reading unit reads the original-document image and sequentially generates the image data of the original-document image... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

  
03/15/2012 > 59 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120062919 - Print control device, print control method, and program thereof: A print control device including a sheet-base printing speed table that indicates a sheet-base printing speed for each printer; a printing time calculation unit that calculates a printing time associated with a print job based on a printing speed corresponding to a sheet used for the print job by referencing... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120062924 - Document data management system and image forming apparatus, server, method, and storage medium configuring document data management system: A server for managing the operation history of document data is characterized by comprising a first saving processing unit configured to save information included in the first information for identifying the original document and information included in the second information for identifying the duplicated document upon receipt of the first... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062923 - Electronic device, control method for an electronic device, and recording medium: An electronic device that supports multiple command systems embodies a function for switching from one to another of the multiple command systems regardless of the specifications of the command system being used. A hybrid device 10 that operates based on commands sent from a host computer 200 sets a specific... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062921 - Hybrid device, control method for a hybrid device, and recording medium: A hybrid device that can perform plural operations can switch quickly between operating modes. The hybrid device can perform plural processes on a processed medium based on commands sent from a host computer 200. If a scan command instructing a optical reader 110, which is another process unit, to scan... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062922 - Image forming device, image forming device controlling method, and recording medium: In an image forming device having a plurality of functions, a power measuring unit measures a power consumption of the image forming device, a power consumption computing unit computes a power consumption for execution of one of the plurality of functions based on the measured power consumption, a storage unit... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120062925 - Image forming system: Disclosed is an image forming system including: a plurality of image forming apparatuses provided in a series so that each of the plurality of image forming apparatuses form an image on a sheet of paper, wherein the plurality of image forming apparatuses each include: an image forming section; and a... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120062920 - Image processor and image processing system: An image processor including a memory to store information on the file format and the maximum file size of image data processable by the image processor and image data processable of one or more external devices; a judging device to judge whether image data input to the image processor can... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120062926 - Information processing device, information processing method, and program thereof: An information processing device is provided where document data, which is written in a blog format which includes a plurality of logs using HTML, is acquired via the Internet and an extraction condition such as specification of the category information or specification of the title information is input based on... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062927 - Recording device and recording and cutting control method: A printer includes a transport section which transports a medium, an image recording section which records and lines up a plurality of images in longitudinal direction of the medium based on an image data set which includes a plurality of image data, and a cutting section which obtains image sheets... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062929 - Image forming apparatus and communication control program product: An image forming apparatus is provided with a processing unit that performs a predetermined process, a power-supply shutting unit that shuts off power supply to the processing unit when a predetermined door is opened, a voltage detecting unit that detects a decrease in voltage at a point located posterior to... Agent:

20120062928 - Image forming apparatus, printing system and computer-readable storage medium with adjustable image quality: An image forming apparatus accepts input of transfer sheet identification information, forms an image on a transfer sheet based on a control value corresponding to the accepted transfer sheet identification information, and accepts input of a correction value of the control value and stores the correction value in correspondence with... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120062931 - Image forming apparatus, user restriction method and use history generation method: An image forming apparatus is provided, in which the image forming apparatus includes a user database in which user identification information for identifying an user of the image forming apparatus is registered, an operation panel for receiving a key operation input, a secure program used for determining whether a user... Agent:

20120062930 - Printing device and method of controlling printing device: A printing device includes a plurality of data transfer control units which store image data transferred from an upper level device in a storage unit; a plurality of output control units which are provided correspondingly to the data transfer control units and each of which controls printing of the image... Agent:

20120062932 - Anti-alias processing with low-resolution image: A method for printing low-resolution digital image data received from a host computer on a digital printer, comprising: receiving low-resolution image data; receiving mask image data, wherein the mask image data is formed by automatically analyzing the full-resolution image data or the low-resolution image data, the mask image data providing... Agent:

20120062952 - Apparatus and method for transferring data to remote printer: Using a print response process block for generating a print job, a spool process block for spooling the print job and generating a print completion job, a transferring data convert process block for converting the print completion job into a format in which the print completion job can be transferred... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062953 - Application for generating interactive document containing advertising material: An application for execution on a computer system which generates print data for an interactive document. The application is configured to operatively control the computer system so as to perform the steps of: receive a print request from a user; format user information in an electronic document so as to... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20120062934 - Benchmarking for print service providers: Benchmarking for a print service provider (PSP) is disclosed. An exemplary method includes receiving a plurality of automatic print service parameters in real-time, and at substantially the same time, receiving a plurality of manual print service parameters. The method also includes deriving performance metrics of the PSP based on based... Agent:

20120062933 - Controlled job release in print manufacturing: Controlled job release in print manufacturing is disclosed. An exemplary method includes stochastically receiving a plurality of print jobs in a job buffer. The method also includes analyzing factory management parameters. The method also includes generating automated control parameters based on the print jobs in the job buffer and the... Agent:

20120062941 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of drawing processing units that process one or more drawing instructions included in a display list. At least two of the plurality of drawing processing units have different attributes with respect to a first drawing instruction. The image forming apparatus further includes an... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120062950 - Image forming apparatus including consumable unit and method of controlling power supply thereof: An image forming apparatus includes a consumable unit with a built-in memory, a power supply unit to provide power to drive the memory, and a control unit to control the power supply unit to provide power to the memory and to access the memory, when an event that needs to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120062947 - Image forming apparatus, display control method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with display control program: An image forming apparatus includes: a communication portion to communicate with a portable information device; an operation accepting portion to accept an operation by a user; an operation state switching portion to switch an operation state between an operating state showing a state in which a user is inputting an... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120062948 - Image forming apparatus, firmware updating method, and program: A confirmation time at which confirmation processing for confirming whether firmware applicable to an image forming apparatus is managed by a delivery server and an application time at which the firmware is applied to the image forming apparatus are set in advance by an operation unit of the image forming... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062944 - Image forming apparatus, network system, control method, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus makes a pre-confirmation to a distribution server, and determines whether or not the distribution server has new firmware as compared to the firmware applied to the image forming apparatus based on the result of the pre-confirmation returned from the distribution server. When the distribution server has... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062942 - Image processing apparatus and image processing system: An image processing apparatus is connected to other image processing apparatuses and a file server via a network and includes a document obtaining unit configured to obtain document data and attribute information including format information and generator apparatus information of the document data from the file server, a processability determining... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120062954 - Image processing device, image processing method and remote-scan image processing system using the same: In the image processing device, method and system of the present invention, a destination identifier of an image file is stored, the destination identifier indicating one of a plurality of external stations as a destination station which receives the image file from the image processing device through a network. At... Agent:

20120062940 - Image processing program: A non-transitory computer-readable medium having instructions to control a computer, which is configured to display a webpage including a webpage image based on webpage data, to perform a method of image forming control, the method including: receiving an instruction to select an area on the display screen as a selection... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062945 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling the same, and storage medium: Provided is an information processing apparatus that, whichever of a web application and a native application is being executed when a specific hard key is operated, make uniform a function executed by operating the hard key. When processing is executed by communicating with the web application on a web server,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062935 - Job processing: A job processing method includes dividing a job into sub-jobs. Each sub-job is rendered into a device ready format. A message is communicated to a device. The communicating is timed in accordance with a completion of the rendering of a first of the sub-jobs. Following a receipt of a response... Agent:

20120062939 - Print control apparatus, printing system, and computer readable medium storing program: A print control apparatus includes plural conversion units each of which is capable of activating plural drawing processing units that generate print data, a memory that stores a print instruction in a print queue, a judging unit that judges whether or not the number of pages of the print instruction... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120062946 - Print server, control method thereof, client terminal, printing system, and computer-readable medium: A print server comprises: a list request receiving unit configured to receive, from a client terminal, a printer list request containing information indicating a printer capable of printing; an acquisition unit configured to send a request to a printer to acquire a status indicating whether the printer can print, thereby... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062951 - Printer and image processing apparatus: An input unit inputs RAW data. An image generating unit generates an image from the RAW data using a demosaicking processing. A print unit that prints the image.... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062936 - Printer, computer readable medium, and method: A printer includes an output unit, a management unit, and a transmission unit. The output unit outputs an image onto print paper. The management unit monitors an operating state of the output unit, and manages operating state information. The transmission unit transmits managed operating state information in response to an... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120062943 - Printing apparatus, printing apparatus control method, and storage medium: A printing apparatus to feed tab sheets and a sheet of paper other than tab sheets and to execute printing by using the fed item. The printing apparatus includes an analysis unit, a feeding unit, and a discharge unit. In performing printing by executing the print job analyzed by the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062949 - Printing device and printing control method: A printing device includes data transfer control units that store an image data transferred from un upper level device into a storage unit and reads out the image data from the storage unit in response to an instruction to start a printing, printing units that print the data onto a... Agent:

20120062937 - Screen control device, image forming apparatus, and computer readable medium: A screen control device includes: a storage unit storing a content of a function used in a process executed in a information processing apparatus in association with setting information set to a setting item of the function; a function selection unit configured to calculate a usage frequency of each function... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120062938 - Screen control device, image forming apparatus, and computer readable medium: A screen control device includes: a history storage unit that stores history information associating information on a process executed in an image forming apparatus with user information that identifies a user who executed the process; a periodic process determination unit that determines whether a process executed by the user is... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120062955 - 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

20120062907 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus sets a variable-magnification ratio of image data, discriminates whether or not the set variable-magnification ratio is larger than a predetermined threshold value, and decides a memory size of a memory device for storing the image data in accordance with a discrimination result in the discriminating. The... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062909 - Image processing device: An image processing device may perform an analysis by utilizing target data representing a target image of a print target, so as to select, from among a plurality of types of print orders for printing the target image, one type of print order in which a print of the target... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062908 - Image processing device and image-processing method: An image processing device includes: a process section; a generation section; and a supply section. The process section includes: an index value determination section; and an adjustment section. The index value determination section is configured to determine an index value for each of a plurality of target pixels included in... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062916 - Image forming apparatus, printing control terminal apparatus, and image forming method thereof: An image forming apparatus and a printing control terminal apparatus include an input unit to receive printing data, a rendering unit to transform the printing data into bitmap data, an image processor to determine whether the bitmap data includes a transparency pattern and if it is determined that the bitmap... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120062914 - Image processing apparatus and image forming system: An image processing apparatus processes an image. An image obtaining section receives a color image. A region extracting section extracts a character region from the color image. A character color determining section determines whether the characters in the extracted character region have a non-highlight color or a different color from... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120062918 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program: An image processing apparatus implements appropriate image processing on image data stored in a storage unit of the image processing apparatus easily and efficiently, and distributes the image data to an external apparatus. An image format conversion unit implements image processing such as resolution conversion processing, filter processing, γ correction... Agent:

20120062913 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and storage medium: A printer according to the present invention includes a central processing unit (CPU) configured to be able to process variable data printing (VDP) data including reusable data which is repeatedly utilized in a plurality of pages, and variable data which is not repeatedly utilized, to generate a plurality of intermediate... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062917 - Mass customization of articles having dimensional and/or animated images: Mass customization of articles with a customized composite or dimensional image created from one or more custom images, such as photographs, text, and the like. The customized composite image is automatically generated by interlacing, or otherwise combining, the one or more custom or personalized images, and is automatically placed or... Agent:

20120062911 - Method for scheduling color print jobs on a network of configurable color printers: A method to schedule color print jobs to one or more configurable color printers is described. The method monitors the state of any printers in use and maintains a queue of print jobs. The print jobs are assigned priorities based on a set of system policies.... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120062912 - Method, system and computer-usable medium for ranking networked rendering devices with visual cues: A method, system and computer-usable medium for ranking a networked rendering device with one or more or a set of visual cues. A client device can be configured with a rendering application in order to select and transmit a rendering job along with one or more job criteria to a... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120062910 - Print data transformation using conversion arrays: Methods and systems are disclosed herein for print data transformation using conversion arrays. A print datastream is received, where the print datastream includes bitmap data encoded as a first number of bits per pel. An array of conversion values is retrieved to convert the bitmap data to a second number... Agent:

20120062915 - Printing device and print job control method: A printing device includes a receiving part receiving print job data, an analysis part, a memory part, an image forming part that executes a print process of image information using first and second consumable products and that includes a remaining amount detecting part, and a print control unit that controls... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120062956 - Information processing apparatus, data generation method, and data structure: An information processing apparatus includes an input unit that receives specifications of a color, a type of a surface effect that is a visual or a tactile effect, and a region to which the surface effect is applied, with respect to input image data; a generating unit that generates color... Agent:

20120062957 - Printing control device, image forming apparatus, and image forming method: A printing control device is disclosed. The printing control device includes a user interface unit to receive an print command for a print job, an extraction unit to extract a bitmap image from the print job, a sketch image generating unit to generate a sketch image by using the extracted... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120062958 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method thereof: An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes a communication interface unit which receives print data, a rendering unit which converts the received print data into a bitmap image by rendering, a binarization unit which generates binary data by carrying out halftoning with respect to the bitmap... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120062959 - Method and device for controlling watermark printing: A method and device for controlling watermark printing are provided. The method comprises: receiving original printing information sent from a host; processing preset original watermark data based on a watermark control instruction to obtain application watermark data; composing the application watermark data and the original printing information to obtain composed... Agent: Shandong New Beiyang Information Technology Co., Ltd.

20120062961 - Form processing apparatus, form processing method, and storage medium: A form processing apparatus includes a storing unit configured to store definition data for scanning and processing a first form in a storage area, an image input unit configured to scan a second form to obtain a form image, a position adjusting unit configured to adjust a position of a... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120062960 - Image processing apparatus, identification apparatus, method for determining bit sequence and computer readable medium: An image processing apparatus includes: an image acquisition unit that acquires an image read from a medium having the image printed thereon, the image representing a specific bit sequence; an information acquisition unit that acquires a state information piece indicating a reading state of the image acquired by the image... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120062962 - Image reading device and image forming apparatus: An image reading device is provided with a waveform memory that stores correction waveform data generated based on a digital image signal output from an image signal processing circuit when a light source of the image reading device is turned off, and an image signal correcting circuit that corrects an... Agent:

20120062963 - Laser scanner assembly: A laser scanner assembly for obtaining data to generate one or more three-dimensional clouds of data describing one or more submerged surfaces. The laser scanner assembly includes a housing subassembly with one or more body elements defining one or more cavities therein and comprising at least one window element therein... Agent:

20120062964 - Systems and methods for imaging components having a single row of contact pads: A replacement imaging chip includes a single row of contact pads adapted for engagement with an imaging device having rows and columns of contacts, the single row of contact pads disposed to contact the rows and columns of contacts when the replacement imaging chip is installed in the imaging device.... Agent: Static Control Components, Inc.

20120062965 - Pixel interpolating device, image reading apparatus, pixel interpolating method and computer-readable medium: A pixel interpolating device includes a cycle calculation unit and an interpolating unit. The cycle calculation unit calculates a cycle in change of pixel values of pixels in a document image obtained by reading a document by first and second photoelectric conversion element arrays each having a plurality of photoelectric... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

  
03/08/2012 > 37 patent applications in 8 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120057184 - Function expansion method using print data, function expansion device, and recording medium: Various functions can be easily added using print data output from an existing application without modifying the existing application program. A function expansion method for executing a process that expands the functions of an application runs on a computer that operates according to an operating system on the operating system... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120057188 - Image forming apparatus: When a monochromatic copy mode is to be executed, a control section sets a read mode in a scanner section so as to enable the scanner section to read an image at high speed by means of only a line sensor K, sets in an image processing section an image... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120057180 - Image forming apparatus and method for controlling the same: An image forming apparatus and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. The image forming apparatus includes an input unit to generate an administrator scan profile and establish a scan profile policy, and allows the administrator of the apparatus to apply a specific scan profile policy to all users... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120057185 - Image forming apparatus and method of forming image thereof: An image forming apparatus includes a communication interface unit which allows the print controlling terminal to recognize the image forming apparatus as a printer, a determination unit which determines whether a printer driver of the image forming apparatus is installed in the print controlling terminal, a controlling unit which controls... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120057179 - Image forming apparatus and rendering control method: An image forming apparatus includes a parsing part parsing printing data; plural rendering process parts carrying out a rendering process on the parsed printing data; a band memory to which each of the plural rendering process parts carries out the rendering; a rendering control part carrying out rendering control, based... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120057186 - Image processing apparatus, method for managing image data, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image forming apparatus is provided with a mass storage that stores a file of an image read with a scanner in association with a file name for distinguishing the file from other files, a file search portion that carries out a search for files of images containing a keyword... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120057187 - Information processing apparatus and control method therefor: Print job data is generated in accordance with a printing instruction from an application. When encryption of the print job data is designated, the generated print job data is encrypted, and the generated or encrypted print job data is output. When a printing apparatus serving as an output destination to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120057182 - Information processing apparatus and method of processing information: An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit for receiving data; a printing unit for printing the data; a data storage unit for storing the data; a print setting storage unit for storing a print enable setting indicating whether the data received with the receiving unit is printed; and a... Agent:

20120057183 - Multifunction peripheral: The multifunction peripheral registers (i) function information indicative of a type of function executed in a past cooperative process in cooperation with an application and (ii) a URL which was being set when an execution start instruction on the function was received from the application so that the function information... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120057181 - Multifunction peripheral, information processor, and multifunction peripheral control system: A multifunction peripheral 1 of the present invention includes an image data storage section 16 for storing image data received by a first communication section 14 or a modem 15, the first communication section 14 for transmitting reception information including sender's information of the image data to an information processor... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120057178 - System, method, and apparatus for an interactive virtual fax machine: A system, method, and apparatus for a virtual fax machine are provided. In one embodiment, a system for a virtual fax machine is provided including a computer configured to display a virtual fax machine based on a script, a server configured to receive at least one electronic document associated with... Agent: Xpedite Systems, LLC

20120057193 - Anonymous printer registration in a cloud-based print service: A print server may include an anonymous printer registration module configured to receive, at a cloud print service, a registration request from a printer over a network and return a registration response to the printer over the network. The anonymous printer registration module may include a claim code provider configured... Agent: Google Inc.

20120057202 - Distribution processing method, distribution processing device, print data processing method, print data processing device, and recording medium: Data output from an existing application to specific devices can be easily distributed to plural devices. A method of distributing device-specific data output from an application on a computer that executes a specific process according to an application and has two or more communication ports causes the computer to execute... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120057195 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: Embodiments described herein are directed to an image forming apparatus and an image forming method. The image forming apparatus includes a feeding mechanism, an image forming unit, and a control unit. The feeding mechanism is configured to feed a recording medium. The image forming unit is configured to form an... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120057201 - Image forming system: Disclosed is an image forming system including a series tandem configuration in which a plurality of image forming apparatuses are linked and the plurality of image forming apparatuses each form an image of a different printing face to perform a job, the system including: a storage section which is provided... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120057199 - Image forming system, server, and image forming apparatus: An image forming system includes a smart device, a server, and an image forming apparatus. The server receives print client information from the smart device, advertises the print client information to the image forming apparatus, receives a print job from the smart device, and registers the print job in association... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120057198 - Image processing apparatus, control method for image processing apparatus, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine whether a repetitive object is appropriate for being measured for density correction, a decision unit configured to decide, from pages including the repetitive object determined as appropriate for being measured for the density correction, a plurality of measurement pages... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120057194 - Information processing system, control method thereof, program, and storage medium: There are provided an information processing system which constructs an operation screen using data present in an information processing apparatus without transmitting the data to a server apparatus when the server apparatus provides the operation screen of the information processing apparatus, and a control method thereof. To accomplish this, in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120057206 - Method and system for forming image, and external device: An external device is configured to be directly connected to an image forming device. The external device includes an image storage unit configured to store therein image data. The external device further includes a setting unit configured to issue a plurality of output commands of the image data to an... Agent:

20120057189 - Method and system for tracking the status of a remote rendering job: A system and method for tracking a remote rendering job status within a network. A rendering job in association with address information of a desired rendering device can be transmitted to a mobile print server via a print job submission tool. A tracking email message including one or more action... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120057205 - Multi-function machine, control method for the same, and program for implementing the method: A multi-function apparatus capable of properly coping with cases where an auto-clear function is activated is provided. An operating section of a copying machine displays an operating screen associated with each function and receives inputs via the operating screen. According to the auto-clear function, set values associated with predetermined functions... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120057200 - Printer: A printer includes a loading unit configured to load a first printing medium including IC tags, which are data-readable/writable by wireless connection, and a printing surface formed on one side of the first printing medium. A conveying unit of the printer conveys the first printing medium, which is being drawn... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120057204 - Printing server, printing system, and printing method: When print data transmitted by a PC is accumulated in a printing server, the printing server creates display data for displaying on the PC an image based on the print data and an image corresponding to an advertisement image to be added to the image, and transmits the display data... Agent:

20120057203 - Printing system, printing system control method, and storage medium: When a user sets a paper attribute to a sheet holding unit, the user can recognize the existence of another sheet holding unit to which the same paper attribute as the paper attribute to be set has been set.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120057197 - Printing system, server device, printing device and method for using the same: According to one embodiment, a printing system including a printing device and a server device is disclosed. The printing device includes a memory unit configured to store usage information. Further, the server device includes a communications unit configured to communicate with the printing device; an aggregation unit configured to obtain... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120057191 - System and method for automated handling of document processing workload: A system for controlling flow of a plurality of raw print jobs from at least one user to at least one printer in a print-shop, the system including: a print job queue adapted to received the plurality of raw print jobs; a controller adapted to monitor the plurality of raw... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120057190 - System and method for correlating attempted rendering job with actual rendering job: An automated system and method for correlating an attempted rendering job with an actual rendering job. A print governance application can be configured with a set of predefined rendering rules in order to manage a rendering job behavior. A rendering policy log data and a rendering job tracking data can... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120057196 - Terminal device connected to a network, a printing system including the terminal device, and a control method of the terminal device: A terminal device connected to a network, acquires address information of a printing device connected to the network in first communication protocol, determines whether or not the printing device is capable of recovering from a power-saving mode via WOL, registers the acquired address information into a storage area on a... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technology, Inc.

20120057192 - Universal facsimile engine: A facsimile apparatus includes a user interface operative to facilitate communications between the apparatus and at least one user application in operative communication with the apparatus, and a network interface operative to facilitate communications between the apparatus and at least one of a plurality of communications networks coupled to the... Agent:

20120057177 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a designation unit configured, in printing each of input first and second data by using a spot color printing material, to designate a spot color effect achieved by using the spot color printing material, a first determination unit configured to determine a paper attribute for... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120057176 - Method for generating a soft proof for a plurality of color printers: A system and method allows a user to display the appearance of an image when printed on one of a plurality of configurable color printers. The configurable color printers include at least one replaceable colorant. The system and method take the effect of the currently mounted colorant into account when... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120057207 - Image forming apparatus and trace data storing method therefor, and computer-readable storage medium: An image forming apparatus, which includes an image forming unit configured to form an image on a recording medium and generate trace data. The image forming apparatus further includes a first storing unit, a second storing unit, and a control unit configured to allow the trace data generated from the... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120057208 - Image scanner and image forming apparatus: An image scanner includes: a light source that irradiates, with light, a recording medium on which an image is formed; a light receiving portion that receives light reflected by the recording medium; and a reflecting portion that has a reflecting surface for measuring the amount of specular reflection light coming... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120057209 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes an image interpolation unit to compute a correct pixel value of a target pixel subject to interpolation of a halftone image. The image interpolation unit includes a base pattern setting unit to set a base pattern including the target pixel, a reference pattern setting unit... Agent:

20120057210 - Image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, and shading correction method: A correction-data generating unit divides, into a matrix of row blocks in a sub scanning direction and column blocks in a main scanning direction, white data on a transfer drum read by a reading unit during a predetermined time period that is shorter than a time period in which the... Agent:

20120057211 - Image reading device and image forming apparatus, and method of controlling image reading device: A controller controls a scanner unit of an image reading device to read a section of an original document that corresponds to an image reading area specified by a user, when a user instruction for setting the image reading area is received. The controller causes the scanner unit to move... Agent:

20120057212 - Sheet conveying device, original conveying device, sheet scanning device, and image forming apparatus: A sheet conveying device includes: a sheet loading unit; a pick-up roller that draws a sheet from a stack of sheets set on the sheet loading unit; a moving unit that causes the pick-up roller to separate from or press against a top-surface of the sheet; a feeding member; a... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

  
03/01/2012 > 77 patent applications in 19 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120050781 - Display input device for adding and displaying a setting screen, display method for a display input device for adding and displaying a setting screen, and image forming apparatus: Provided is a display input device including: a display portion for displaying setting screens for setting items; a storage portion for storing: a program that is a combination of setting items and is invoked to cause the display portion to sequentially display the setting screen for each of the setting... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120050775 - Image delivery system, image forming apparatus, and delivery management apparatus: An image forming apparatus that delivers an image of a document, the image forming apparatus including a registration-information acquiring unit that acquires registration information that is to be registered in an image management apparatus together with the image of the document; a delivery-allowability determining unit that determines whether delivery of... Agent:

20120050774 - Image forming apparatus, control method of image forming apparatus, and storage medium: A CPU is provided to, when at least one of a first print job and a second print job as merging targets is a variable data printing (VDP) job, display a user interface for prompting a user to select a merging method for merging the first print job and the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050780 - Image forming apparatus, method for controlling the image forming apparatus, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus having a restriction on an amount of resource usage for use in executing an application includes an installation unit configured to install a composite application including a plurality of application modules as one application, a display unit configured to, if, when the composite application installed by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050776 - Image forming appartus: An image forming apparatus includes a document reader, a storage for storing image data, an image output unit and a control unit. The control unit includes: a function setup controller for setting up the image output conditions of output images; and a control-unit side controller having a function of displaying... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050778 - Information processing apparatus, output control method, and storage medium: A page included in a preview page is deleted from an output target document. A logical page corresponding to the deleted page and logical pages corresponding to undeleted pages are represented in different formats on a display unit. A preview page representing one of the undeleted pages is displayed on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050777 - Multifunction apparatus: A multifunction apparatus includes: an image forming section having (i) a normal operation mode and (ii) a waiting mode which is lower in power consumption than the normal operation mode, between which a mode of the mode switching target member is switchable; a second web server section for acquiring a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050779 - Operation console, image processing apparatus and display method: In order to provide an operation console having superior operability and visibility, a touch-panel display includes a display panel displaying a copy mode basic screen image with virtual keys, and a touch-panel receiving an input operation to the virtual keys. On the copy mode basic screen image, a group of... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050773 - Print processing method and printing system: A server constituted by a plurality of processors which process page description language data receives a print instruction from a client, and decides the number of layers into which a page is to be segmented based on render instructions included in the page description language data. The server decides the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050772 - Tracking the processing of electronic document data by network services using trace: An approach is provided for tracking the processing of electronic document data by network services. One or more network services receive, from a network device, such as a multi-function peripheral (MFP), electronic document data that represents one or more electronic documents. A trace network service determines whether tracing has been... Agent:

20120050782 - Information processing apparatus, error display method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus, which uses a management unit configured to manage a print job, comprises a command generation module, which includes a detection unit configured to detect a setting error in the print job and a transmission unit configured to, if it is determined that the detection unit detects... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050784 - Information processing apparatus, method, and recording medium: An information processing apparatus that processes a job includes a determination unit configured to determine whether the job is a job in which print output is not performed by a printing apparatus, and a display unit configured to perform such control that information of occurrence of a first error in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050783 - Job processing apparatus and computer-readable storage medium: Job cancellation with a simple operation is prevented depending on a type of a job to be cancelled. A job processing apparatus includes a holding unit configured to hold a job subjected to execution, a receiving unit configured to receive a cancellation instruction for canceling execution of the job held... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050806 - Document management system: An image processing apparatus displays a list of document data managed by a document management system, checks-out the document data selected from the list, and prints it. When a check-in is performed, a print document is scanned and scan data obtained by the scan is checked-in to the document management... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050789 - Dynamically generated digital photo collections: Among other things, methods, systems and computer program products are disclosed for manipulating media. In one aspect, a representation of a bookshelf having a plurality of shelves is displayed. A collection of pre-generated digital photo collections is accessed. A plurality of digital photo collections is displayed, wherein the digital photo... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120050800 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a document reader, a storage for storing image data, a display image generator for generating a display image, a display panel and a control unit-side controller for providing preview display of display images on a display panel, based on the image data input from the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050808 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: An image forming apparatus to be network-connected is provided with an acquirer for requesting event information indicating a specific event having occurred in another image forming apparatus via a network and acquiring the event information transmitted via the network in response to this request, and a processor for performing a... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120050792 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program: An image forming apparatus includes a print-job storing unit that stores therein a print job of a print target; a print control unit that switches between a normal print mode and a low-cost print mode; a print-time estimation unit that estimates a processing time to output all stored print jobs... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120050797 - Image forming apparatus, service cooperation method, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of individual processing units respectively corresponding to a plurality of services that cooperate with the image forming apparatus via a network and configured to communicate with the services and perform individual processing corresponding to the services, a specifying unit configured to specify an... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050801 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: The present invention provides an image processing apparatus including a specification unit specifying a region where printing is performed by using a transparent recording material in image data-for-outputting, a comparison unit comparing a first reflectivity obtained when printing is performed for the specified region by using the transparent recording material... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050802 - Interaction system, image processing apparatus and interaction control method: An interaction system interacts with a distribution system and a core system including a storage to store image data distributed from the distribution system at a predetermined storage location. The distribution system includes an acquiring part to acquire the image data, a distributing part to distribute the acquired image data... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120050787 - Job schedule generation using historical decision database: A method for determining a print job schedule for a printing production facility having a set of availably printing resources, comprising: defining one or more scheduling classifications; receiving one or more print jobs, each print job having a print job description specified by a set of print job attributes; determining... Agent:

20120050793 - Network printing system, client terminal, and printing method: A client terminal in a network printing system including the client terminal, a control server which controls processing for an online document on a network, and an image forming apparatus, comprises a print instruction unit configured to send a print instruction for the online document to the control server by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050807 - Operation console with improved scrolling function, image forming apparatus with the operation console, and method of image display on the operation console: In order to provide an operation console allowing highly efficient movement of displayed images, a CPU controlling a touch-panel display causes a display panel to display an image edition mode screen image including preview images of a plurality of pages in a movable manner. If it is detected that any... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050809 - Paper output device and image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus (50) at least includes a paper output tray (80), an actuator (16) and a photo sensor (15). The actuator (16) is supported in such a manner as to be swingable above a paper loading surface of the paper output tray (80). The actuator (16) includes a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050798 - Peripheral apparatus control system, peripheral apparatus, information processing apparatus, and control method: An information processing apparatus, which is connected to a peripheral apparatus via a network, issues, to the peripheral apparatus, a request required to acquire a response including information that represents whether or not the peripheral apparatus can notify the information processing apparatus of an event upon completion of print processing.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050804 - Planning device: A planning device may store communication information related to whether or not two devices composing the combination are capable of directly communicating, decide a specific communication path using the communication information. The specific communication path may be a path capable of supplying print data acquired from target data in a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050803 - Print control apparatus and control method thereof: A print settings screen for instructing creation of form data is displayed as a screen provided by a printer driver. Further, when a form data creation instruction has been received, a screen showing a message indicating that an instruction to complete an operation is required on a print screen provided... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050791 - Print control device: A print control device includes: a creation unit that creates print data; an output unit that outputs the print data created by the creation unit to a printing device through a designated port; a determination unit that determines whether or not the print data is to be output to a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050795 - Print job management system and control method thereof, information processing apparatus, and print server: A print server in a print job management system including an information processing apparatus, a print server, and an image forming apparatus, comprises: a management unit configured to receive a print request from the information processing apparatus, and to manage a status of a print job to be executed by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050799 - Print server apparatus, printing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: A print server apparatus includes a receiving unit, an extraction unit, an acquisition unit, and an instruction unit. The receiving unit receives a URL displayed on an edit screen of a document from a client device, wherein the edit screen is provided by a web application on a web application... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050794 - Print system, relay apparatus, print server, and print method: A relay apparatus in a print system in which a print server, the relay apparatus, and a plurality of print apparatuses are connected to a network, and which performs print processing, comprises: a search unit configured to search for a print apparatus with which the relay apparatus can communicate; a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050788 - Printed item selection interface: Among other things, methods, systems and computer program products are disclosed for manipulating media. In one aspect, a first set of media item images is displayed in a first region of a display screen. The media item images are moved about a predetermined path within the first region in response... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120050785 - Printing system control using multiple metadata packets: A method of controlling a digital printing system that uses multiple metadata packets is provided. A controller including a metadata channel is provided. Information in a first metadata packet that is associated with an initial point of interest of a media is provided by a primary metadata packet creation unit.... Agent:

20120050786 - Printing system control using updated metadata packets: A method of controlling a digital printing system includes updating information provided to a metadata packet. Information is provided in a metadata packet that is associated with a point of interest of a media. The location of the point of interest of the media is monitored as the media moves... Agent:

20120050790 - Push scan to an existing document: An approach for processing scanned document data includes a document merging network service receiving a request for existing electronic document data. In response, the document merging network service identifies and providing, to a scanning device, identification data that identifies existing electronic document data. The existing electronic document data may be... Agent:

20120050805 - Server apparatus, network system, job processing method, and storage medium: A server apparatus to manage a service processing apparatus which, based on a job requested from an information processing apparatus, cooperatively processes the job. The generation unit generates, based on cooperation service information stored in the storage unit, cooperation processing information including location information about a service processing apparatus to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050796 - Server system, print device, network print system including server system and print device, and downloading method in network print system: s

20120050812 - Data storage processing apparatus in printing apparatus, printing apparatus, and data storage processing method: A writing-back task unit alternately performs writing-back of data of a second storage unit in two storage areas of a non-volatile memory according to a flag value of an updating flag. At this time, a counting process of a counter for obtaining a count value according to written-back data amount... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120050811 - Image processing apparatus configured to perform image processing for plural images and control method thereof: A writing unit writes first and second divided images on a frame memory. A reading unit adds an end portion included in the second divided image to the first divided image and reads the result as a first read image from the frame memory. Also, the read unit reads the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050810 - Information processing apparatus performing transmission and reception of digital data with memory medium, display control method therefor, and display control program: Appearance image information indicating an appearance image of the information processing apparatus is stored, in a case that the memory medium is connected to at least one of the plurality of media interfaces, media identification information identifying the connected memory medium and interface identification information identifying a media interface to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050813 - Automated imposition: Automated imposition wherein a print job comprises multiple documents, and the documents comprise pages having different dimensions. Pages of different dimensions of the same document may be imposed on a single sheet, and pages of equal dimensions may be lined up in a layer across the sheet, forming a cut... Agent:

20120050760 - Apparatus and method of controlling an image forming apparatus: A control apparatus for controlling image processing of an image forming apparatus specifies a color measurement area in image data, obtains a measured color of the color measurement area of a multi-color toner image of the image data, constructs an algorithm for image processing parameter correction, and determines a correction... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120050768 - Color image forming apparatus and control board included in the same: A color image forming apparatus and a control board included in the same are provided. The functions of an image processing unit and an engine controller are integrally implemented by a single processor on a control board. Thus, it is possible to eliminate circuit elements such as circuits associated with... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120050766 - Color image processing apparatus and storage medium: The present invention provides a color image processing apparatus which reduces the amount of color materials consumed that are used to form a color image with reference to an index with high utility. To accomplish this, a color image forming apparatus of the present invention is a color image processing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050758 - Color plane registration error measurement: A color plane registration error method and system include printing a plurality of predetermined patterns of dots, each predetermined pattern having the respective dots arranged symmetrically around a common center of gravity. The center of gravity of each of the printed patterns and the distances between centers of gravity of... Agent:

20120050770 - Color selection assisting method, image processing method, color selection assisting apparatus, image processing apparatus, and recording medium: A chart simulating image is displayed, which simulates the layout of color patches on a color chart. Color bars, which match the tendency of color changes depending on the layout of the color patches, also are displayed together with the chart simulating image. Mark images, which are indicative of a... Agent:

20120050756 - Color substitution mechanism: A method is disclosed. The method includes receiving a request to perform color conversion during rasterization of a print job object at a printer, determining if a substitution mapping file is available for an output color space to be generated by the color conversion, determining if the substitution mapping file... Agent:

20120050757 - Color substitution mechanism: A computer generated method disclosed. The method includes examining a print job file to retrieve a source color to be mapped from a source color space to a device color space, receiving a starting color, generating a set of color patches based on the starting color and selecting a first... Agent:

20120050753 - Duplication prevention method and system: An invisible ink management method and system. The method includes receiving by a computer processor data associated with an image to be duplicated and a duplication command enabling reproduction of the image. The computer processor receives a command for enabling a duplication prevention functionality and generates a first copy of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120050767 - Gamut shape prediction method, gamut shape prediction program, and printing apparatus loaded with color conversion table generated using gamut predicted by gamut shape prediction method: A gamut shape prediction method of predicting a shape of a gamut expressed on a predetermined color space for an output apparatus includes: forming a plurality of target data which represents a cross-section surface along a first axis in the predetermined color space where the gamut is formed and which... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120050771 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, image density measuring apparatus, and image density measuring method: An image forming apparatus includes a control section extracting a color composition of each color ranging from a first to an nth color from input image data, on the color composition of an mth color, the m being 1 to n−1, performing a first and a second gamma corrections correcting... Agent:

20120050763 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Image data is divided into blocks each of a 2×2 pixel size, and color-reduction processing is performed for the target block based on color data and attribute data of respective pixels forming the target block. A pattern flag indicating the layout pattern of color data contained in the target block... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050759 - Image processing apparatus, image processing apparatus control method, information processing apparatus, information processing apparatus control method, and storage medium storing program: Printing is done on printing paper using a transparent toner, and the printing result is previewed. When displaying the result of printing on plain paper using the transparent toner, the display is controlled to display the luminance of a region where the transparent toner is applied, to be higher than... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050761 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and program: A thickening process is applied to a thin line fill figure that is not a line drawing command, and thereby output with an improved reproducibility is performed. An image processing apparatus includes: a drawing command determination section that determines whether a drawing command is a fill figure that forms a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050769 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing system: An image processing apparatus comprises a storage configured to store an original image, a processor configured to change a tone of a reduced image of the original image, a display configured to display a tone-changed reduced image, a connection determination unit configured to determine whether the image processing apparatus is... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120050765 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus determines whether an ROP result for a region where objects overlap each other is a specific pattern. Upon a determination that the ROP result is the specific pattern, the image processing apparatus converts a color value of the region to an intermediate color indicating a transparent... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050762 - Image processing method, image processing apparatus and inkjet printing method: The present invention suppresses a bronzing phenomenon that occurs easily in inkjet printing that uses pigment ink, and minimizes other effects on the image quality by particularly minimizing the change in gray balance. Of at least first and second achromatic inks having different densities of pigment coloring material, the amount... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050754 - Last page saver: A computer implemented method of rendering a print job comprises determining that a last page of a print job comprises insignificant text or no text. Modifying the print job in response to this determination is then performed, which can include deleting the last page, displaying a user interface for presenting... Agent:

20120050764 - Print apparatus and its control method: A print apparatus has a unit for printing input image data onto a print medium and printing a protection layer onto a print surface of the print medium on which the image data has been printed, a unit for inputting information different from the image data, and a control unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050755 - Printer calibration for printers with fixed print array structures: The systems and methods presented herein provide for calibrating a print engine of a printing system. The printing system prints image data on a print medium and scans the printed image data. Color values of the scanned image data are then measured and various tints of color values and their... Agent:

20120050815 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: When the pixel of interest exists at a pixel position where reference of an error buffer is necessary, a quantization error generated in a region having undergone error diffusion processing is obtained from the error buffer. A quantization error generated in error diffusion processing in a region containing the pixel... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050814 - Image processing apparatus and method thereof: Error diffusion processing is performed for each pixel in each region of an image divided into a plurality of regions, by scanning in both the first and second directions different to each other. A diffusion coefficient set for diffusing, to the pixel of interest to be processed, a quantization error... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050816 - Interactive decor: Interactive décor and systems and methods of printing an interactive pattern using an inkjet printer are disclosed. An interactive décor may comprise a substrate, and an interactive pattern printed on the substrate. The interactive pattern is addressable using a reader device, but is substantially indiscernible to a naked eye at... Agent:

20120050817 - Printing structure of medium surface on which dot pattern is formed by printing, printing method, and its reading method: With the aim of realizing an easy and inexpensive method of realizing a “stealth” dot pattern, whose presence on a medium surface is not visually recognizable, merely through minor improvements in the existing printing technology, the present invention provides dots which form a dot pattern by printing these dots using... Agent:

20120050818 - Sending scanned document data through a network to a mobile device: An approach for processing scanned document data includes a document processing network service receiving, from a scanning device, scanned document data that represents text contained in one or more printed documents. The document processing network service, sends, based on mobile device data received from the scanning device, the scanned document... Agent:

20120050819 - Approach for processing scanned document data: An approach for processing scanned document data includes a document processing service processing scanned document data and generating text data that represents text contained in one or more printed documents. The document processing service identifies, in the text data, contact data for a recipient and uses the contact data to... Agent:

20120050820 - Image processing apparatus, control method of the same, and program: An image processing apparatus according to the present invention comprises an input unit sequentially scanning first image data having first resolution, in units of a predetermined number of pixels that are contiguous in a first direction, in a second direction crossing the first direction at right angles, thereby inputting a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050821 - Image recording apparatus: An image recording apparatus includes: a conveying section that accelerates a long-length recording medium to a predetermined speed, conveys the long-length recording medium, and decelerates the long-length recording medium to a stopped state; a recording section that records an image on the recording medium, and forms a first test pattern... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120050822 - Image scanning device, image formation device and image scanning method: An image scanning device is provided with a scanning unit configured to scan an original with a second resolution which corresponding to a first resolution and output image data thereof, a reduction unit configured to convert a resolution of the image data output by the scanning unit to a third... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050824 - Image scanning system and method: An image scanning method includes obtaining image data of a document on a flatbed, detecting position information of the document based on a reference point of the flatbed from the obtained image data, and generating an image file in which a position of the obtained image data is corrected based... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120050823 - System for enabling scan-to-email functionality: A scanner has a computer readable memory with programmatic instructions which are adapted to cause physical documents to be scanned, generate image data corresponding to the physical documents, in response to a scanning triggering event, electronically package image data into a unitary compressed file, and attach the unitary compressed file... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120050825 - Keichain scanner: The present invention discloses imaging technology. More particularly, it relates to portable devices for providing scanned images. In one aspect, the invention provides a scanner that is able to scan a 3 to 4 inch wide area such as for scanning business cards, sales receipts, etc.... Agent:

20120050826 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus is provided. The image reading apparatus includes a main unit and a conveyer unit swingably coupled to the main unit via a hinge. The conveyer unit includes a lower cover with an opening, which extends orthogonally to a swing axis of the conveyer unit, and an... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050827 - Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus: An optical scanning device comprises: photoreceptors corresponding one-to-one to solid colors; high-resolution light sources each emitting a set of beams irradiating the corresponding photoreceptor with a predetermined distance therebetween along a sub-scanning direction; a deflection unit; a first optical system directing the sets of beams from the high-resolution light sources... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120050828 - Image forming apparatus and method of processing image thereof: An image forming apparatus and a method of processing an image of the image forming apparatus are provided. The image forming apparatus includes a scanner to scan a document, a detector to detect text and image areas included in the scanned document, a conversion unit to convert the scanned document... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120050829 - Image reading device and method for reading an image: An image reading device has a light source and an image sensor configured to transfer an electric charge accumulated on an opto-electric conversion element to a shift register through a shift gate. A reading controller configured to control image reading inserts a dummy interval into a shift period for which... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

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