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Facsimile and static presentation processing August inventions list 08/12Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 08/30/2012 > 46 patent applications in 12 patent subcategories. inventions list
20120218566 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires image data expressing an image region included in an image with a first value and a background region included in the image with a second value; a segmenting unit that segments the image region into multiple segments arranged in a... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20120218580 - Apparatus and method for presentation of application printing notes for a printer driver: An apparatus and method present application printing notes for a printer driver. The method can be performed in an electronic device including a network interface. The method can include receiving a print driver request. The method can include obtaining an application identifier corresponding to the print driver request. The application... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120218579 - Apparatus and method for sharing and managing passcodes across multiple printing device drivers: An apparatus and method share and manage passcodes across multiple printing device drivers. The method can include providing, on the electronic device, a first printing device driver for a first printing device and a second printing device driver for a second printing device. The first printing device driver and the... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120218578 - Controlling alert notification: Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided for managing information technology devices, and controlling generation of alert notifications in connection therewith.... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120218582 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus acquires a drawing object included in a page in which drawing is to be performed, updates a threshold value, which is used when one of mask drawing and edge drawing is selected to draw the drawing object according to a relationship between the acquired drawing object... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120218585 - Image forming method and system using xhtml-print data: An image forming method using extensible hypertext markup language (XHTML)-print data, including receiving registration information about an image forming apparatus from the image forming apparatus, generating XHTML-Print data from print data using the registration information of the information forming apparatus, transmitting the XHTML-Print data to the image forming apparatus, and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120218586 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and computer-readable recording medium: A storage apparatus having an application program and connected to a data processing apparatus, the storage apparatus including a reception part configured to receive data from outside and store the data in the storage apparatus; and an execution part configured to operate the application programs and transmit an execution request... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120218584 - Information processing device and image forming apparatus: An information processing device includes: a display portion that can display a plurality of icons including first information; a detection portion that detects a contact to the display portion; and a control unit that, in a case in which the detection portion detects a contact having a trajectory encircling at... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20120218577 - Job ticket translation in a print shop architecture: Methods and systems are disclosed to provide conversions from job tickets submitted by clients to normalized tickets in a ticket standard used by the print shop. In one embodiment, a system receives a plurality of print jobs submitted by clients to a print shop. For each of the print jobs,... Agent:
20120218583 - Operation controlling method of image forming apparatus and image forming apparatus: The present invention provides an operation controlling method of an image forming apparatus and an image forming apparatus using the said operation controlling method. The image forming apparatus is provided with a main controlling unit and a development unit, wherein a first information is stored in the development unit, and... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120218581 - Storage medium for printer driver program, print control apparatus, and method for controlling same: A printer driver acquires capability from a print device to thereby acquire information (difference capability) regarding the difference between capability and a printer driver support function. The printer driver determines a print setting (a print setting to be transmitted) to be processed by the print device and a print setting... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120218576 - Web services printer driver: An approach is provided for printing electronic documents that provides support for all types of printer models and PDL. A printer driver is configured to interact with Web print services that provide model-specific device capabilities and render PDL on behalf of the printer driver. A printer driver receives application data... Agent:
20120218587 - Printing apparatus, method for controlling the printing apparatus, and storage medium: A printing apparatus that can process, as a single job, a plurality of records each including a plurality of pages determines whether error information is included in an inspection result acquired from an inspection apparatus, before terminating print processing of each record. Then, if a job control unit determines that... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120218588 - Printing management system and printing management method: According to this invention, a printing management system which manages a log of a print job includes a creation unit which creates log information for specifying a print job on the basis of issued print job data, a save unit which saves the log information created by the creation unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120218593 - Customer-specific services for job submission in a print shop architecture: Methods and systems are disclosed provide for filtering print shop services that are available to a customer based on rules for the customer. In one embodiment, a system identifies services that are available from a print shop, and filters the available services based on rules for a customer to identify... Agent:
20120218589 - Document processing job control via a mobile device: Techniques are provided for allowing a user to create a document processing job (e.g., a print job, a scan job, a copy job, fax job) at a mobile device instead of at a document processing device, such as a printer, scanner, or copier. A cloud service interacts with the mobile... Agent:
20120218597 - Image forming apparatus and image reading apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes: a receiving unit; a printing unit; a power feed unit including a non-power saving mode and a power saving mode, the power feed unit configured to change the mode; an input unit configured to receive an input of a switching instruction; a switching unit configured... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120218598 - Image processing apparatus, server apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium: When a web server generates a preview screen, the web server transmits conversion information (e.g., an image size) for generating a preview image to a multifunction peripheral (MFP). The MFP generates converted image data using the conversion information, and transmits the converted image data to a web server.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120218602 - Information processing apparatus and related method, image forming apparatus and related control method, program, and recording medium: An information processing apparatus includes a display control unit, a receiving unit, and a switching unit. The display control unit helps set information on printing product post-processing to be performed. The receiving unit receives a print instruction. If the post-processing apparatus is selected, the switching unit performs distributed transmitting processing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120218595 - Information processing system, print system, and method and computer readable storage medium for controlling information processing system: An information processing system may include at least an image processing device and includes a receiving unit, a specifying unit, an acquiring unit, and an adjusting unit. The receiving unit receives a print request and identification information. The specifying unit specifies a queue corresponding to image forming device based on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120218594 - Method and system for fulfilling a customer's print job needs by selecting and assigning the print job to one or more qualified printers from a group of participating printers: A system and method for fulfilling a customer's print job needs through a process carried out by an online platform. The process includes the steps of receiving the print job with particular requirements from the customer, and retrieving from database profiles of a multiplicity of participating print shops to determine... Agent: Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.
20120218601 - Method for the operation of a data bus, and data bus system: For operation of a data bus to which multiple bus participants each with a respective serial number are connected, a new bus participant is connected. A request bus message is generated by the new bus participant containing a preliminary participant identification number. The request bus message is arbitrated in the... Agent:
20120218596 - Non-transitory computer readable recording medium storing print management program, print management device, print management method, and print system: Disclosed is a non-transitory computer readable recording medium that stores a print management program causing a computer to function as a job progress status display unit that divides job progress statuses of a print job into plural categories and displays plural of the categories so that each of the categories... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120218600 - Print management system and related method: A print management system may include at least one client device for generating print jobs, and a plurality of print servers for storing print job information based upon the generated print jobs. The print servers may cooperate to share the print job information therebetween. At least one printing station may... Agent: Pharos Systems International, Inc
20120218599 - Print processing method, print relay server, control method, and storage medium: When information about an image forming apparatus is registered in a print service environment, to perform reservation printing, a relay virtual printer determines whether a print job acquired from a print service is reserved, and reserves a print job as a reservation print target after a user selects a bookmarklet... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120218603 - Printers and printer systems having cellular input/output: A method includes accessing a cellularly configured printer with a cellular device; and cellularly sending the printer an indication of a resource that is to be printed by the printer, said resource comprising a network-accessible resource that does not reside on the printer and which the printer is to retrieve.... Agent:
20120218604 - Service retrieval method: A method for searching a device that provides a service from a network connecting a plurality of devices includes detecting whether a document has been set on a scanner. In response to detecting that the document has been set on the scanner, the method searches a device that provides a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120218592 - Temporarily modifying print eligibility for print jobs when jobs are forced to print: Methods and systems are provided for temporarily modifying how a printer utilizing media-based scheduling handles jobs that are forced to print. In one embodiment, a print controller marks print jobs as eligible to print that have a media type corresponding to media loaded at the printer. Printing of the eligible... Agent:
20120218591 - Workflow generation in a print shop environment: Systems and methods are provided for generating workflows for incoming print data. The system generates a workflow for a print job based upon rules defined for the print shop. The system receives a print job for a customer. The system also stores rules, defined for customers, that describe logical relationships... Agent:
20120218590 - Workflow regeneration in a print shop environment: Systems and methods are provided for regenerating workflows for print jobs at a print shop in response to changed conditions. The system identifies a first workflow of print shop activities for a print job, and directs resources of the print shop to perform the activities of the first workflow. The... Agent:
20120218605 - Print instruction device and print instruction system: A print instruction device configured to instruct a print unit to print an image stored in an image storing unit storing a plurality of images is provided. The print instruction device comprises a display unit, an operation unit, and a controller. The controller is configured to judge whether each of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120218567 - Computer program for generating 1-bit image data from multiple-bit image data: A computer program for and a method of generating 1-bit image data from multiple-bit image data, by a process which comprises the steps of: receiving multiple-bit image data comprising multiple-bit pixel values; and deriving from the multiple-bit pixel values 1-bit image data comprising “on” and “off” pixel values, each pixel... Agent:
20120218568 - Image forming apparatus, pattern position determining method, and image forming system: An image forming apparatus which reads a test pattern formed by ejecting liquid droplets onto a recording medium to adjust an ejection timing of the liquid droplets is disclosed. The image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit; a reading unit; a relative movement unit; an intensity data obtaining unit... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120218569 - Cmyk color conversion using iterative coordinate revision: Systems and methods for color conversion from one CMYK color space to another CMYK color space. The system receives a color defined by a first coordinate in the first CMYK color space. The system converts the color to a second coordinate for the second CMYK color space, and determines a... Agent:
20120218570 - Converting between color and monochrome: Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided for converting a color portion of an image to monochrome, and/or for converting a monochrome portion of an image to color.... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120218575 - Handprint recognition test deck: A system and method for creating one of a plurality of test decks to qualify and test forms processing systems, including preparing a handprint snippet data base containing labeled handprint image snippets representing a unique hand, preparing a form description file and a data content file, selecting handprint snippets from... Agent: Adi, LLC
20120218571 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus extracts a line segment included in an image, and includes a density gradient direction determining section that determines a direction, in which density changes, of each processing unit composed of a predetermined number of pixels of an image, and an line segment extracting section that regards... Agent: Murata Machinery Ltd.
20120218573 - Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a plurality of cores that carry out binarization processes while shifting a target pixel from the first pixel in a processing line in order toward the last pixel in the processing line in accordance with a diffusion of error that takes unprocessed pixels surrounding the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120218574 - Printing control device and printing control program: Provided is a printing control device capable of: a reception process of receiving designation of a printing medium; an adjustment process of adjusting a printing apparatus in accordance with a printing result of a first test pattern; a color conversion table generation process of generating a color conversion table for... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120218572 - Profile creation method, profile creation apparatus and image processing apparatus for performing color conversion using a profile: With an apparatus according to the present invention, when an input color gamut is compressed to an output color gamut, based on the difference value between the lightness of paper white and the lightness at the maximum chroma in the output color gamut of a predetermined hue, if the lightness... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120218607 - Computer program for generating 1-bit image data from multiple-bit image data: A computer program for, or method of, generating 1-bit image data from multiple-bit image data, by a process which comprises the steps of: receiving multiple-bit image data comprising multiple-bit pixel values; and deriving from the multiple-bit pixel values 1-bit image data comprising “on” and “off pixel values, each pixel value... Agent:
20120218606 - Image processing method and image processing apparatus: An image processing method performs image process by using a supercell that includes a first cell forming a halftone dot, a second cell forming a halftone dot disposed adjacent to the first cell, and a third cell forming a halftone dot disposed further away from the first cell than the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120218609 - Image processing apparatus, output control system, output control method: An apparatus stores accumulated jobs in a storage area, and outputs a shared job among the accumulated jobs that is set to be shared by plural users. The apparatus includes a job list display unit configured to display a job list generated based on job information of the accumulated jobs;... Agent:
20120218608 - Ir specialty imaging methods and systems: Disclosed are methods and systems of printing an image encoded with an IR watermark on a substrate. According to an exemplary method, an effective gamut is used to render the image, wherein the effective gamut is formed by the intersection of a first and second gamut associated with producing a... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120218610 - Image reading device: An image reading device includes first and second reading units, first and second converting units, and a setting unit. The first and second reading units include N-number of first sub-regions and M-number of second sub-regions, respectively. Each converting unit includes L-number of channels. Each channel converts analog signal into digital... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120218611 - Illumination apparatus and image reading apparatus including the same: According to one embodiment, illumination apparatus including, first light source module which includes light-emitting module that emits light, light-emitting module having line shape, and first reflection member which includes first reflection surface that reflects light emitted from light-emitting module of first light source module for predetermined range, wherein first reflection... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba08/23/2012 > 38 patent applications in 10 patent subcategories. inventions list
20120212756 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus enables meaning, a translation and an explanation of an unknown term or a term for which a translation is unknown in a document to be obtained easily while the meaning, the translation and the explanation of the term are left as a record, so that the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212759 - Device selecting apparatus, and printing system and computer readable medium for the same: A device selecting apparatus is provided, which includes a display unit, a communication unit configured to connect the device selecting apparatus communicably with one or more devices therethrough, a controller configured to display, on the display unit, a list of one or more identifiers of the one or more devices,... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212762 - Distributed printing system and image forming apparatus, method, and software program: A distributed printing system, in which a parent device divides image data into first and second image data, the first image data edited by the parent device itself, and the second image data requested of a child device to edit. The parent device sends the second image data to the... Agent:
20120212764 - Image forming apparatus: An MFP is provided with a scanner unit for optically reading a document image; a printer unit for printing image data; a CPU for controlling operation of the MFP according to an operating condition related to reading processing by the scanner unit and/or print processing by the printer unit; a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212765 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method with synchronous and asynchronous control for continuous operation: An image forming method reads a document by a scanner that is a device, provides image data corresponding to a document image, forms an image corresponding to the image data provided from the scanner by a printer that is a device, and detects operating errors of the scanner and the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120212761 - Image processing device, screen control method, and recording medium: An image processing device includes a setting value storage unit which stores setting values to define operations set up as macros of applications of the image processing device, a screen information storage unit which stores screen information of a list screen in which UI components are displayed for calling the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120212763 - Information processing device and image output system: An information processing device includes: a data generating section generating compatible format data of application data; a selecting section causing selection of an output process among plural types of output processes that can use the compatible format data; a searching section searching image output device(s) connected on a network and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212757 - Multiple print protocol capability of a virtual printer in a print shop architecture: The systems and methods presented herein provide for seamless printer accessibility to clients regardless of the print protocols being used in their respective print jobs. A printing system includes a physical printer and a print process device operable to process a print job from a client system. The print processing... Agent:
20120212758 - Printing control terminal device and printing control method: A printing control terminal device including an input unit to receive a printing order to request a printing operation for a printing work, a communication interface unit to receive information regarding a resource saving mode from an image forming apparatus, a display unit to display information regarding the received resource... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120212760 - Printing system, control method, information processing apparatus, and computer-readable medium: An information processing apparatus comprises a first installer for installing a driver corresponding to the image output apparatus, wherein the first installer is executed to install, in the information processing apparatus, a first driver and a second installer for installing a second driver, the installed first driver includes: unit configured... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212767 - Document managing apparatus and method controlling update of document data: An image forming apparatus is equipped with a scanner for scanning a paper document to thereby convert it to document data; a document memory for storing the document data; and a history memory for holding a history of user operations on the document data in association with whether or not... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212766 - Print processing apparatus and method for controlling the same: A print processing apparatus includes a plurality of processing units configured to deal with a plurality of printing processes, a storing unit configured to store a table in which processing start conditions in the plurality of printing processes are defined based on a distance between a user and the print... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212779 - Device, charging method, and system: A device includes a display unit, a display control unit configured to display a screen on the display unit according to display data, an execution unit configured to cause the device to perform a process corresponding to a script included in the display data, and a storing unit configured to... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120212775 - Establishing job ticket values of a print job in a print shop architecture: The systems and methods presented herein provide correction of job tickets by replacing impermissible missing values with default values or null values when needed. For example, certain components within a printing system described herein may determine whether a job ticket is allowed to have a missing value within one of... Agent:
20120212783 - Image forming apparatus and a communication method with trays thereof: An image forming apparatus having a main body and optional trays and a communication method between the main body and the optional trays. The apparatus includes the main body having a main controller, at least one optional tray detachably set up in the main body and having a tray controller... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120212782 - Image forming apparatus, method for controlling image forming apparatus, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus to generate image data of print data containing a drawing object for reuse within a job includes a cache unit, an object parallel processing unit, a page parallel processing unit, and a processing control unit. The cache unit generates data based on the drawing object and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212781 - Information processing apparatus, control method and recording medium: An information processing apparatus comprises: a determination unit configured to determine whether a communication protocol corresponding to a print queue selected by a user can acquire information from an image forming apparatus when processing a print job; a switching unit configured, when the determination unit has determined that the communication... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212776 - Managing settings for image processing job options: Settings for various options in image processing jobs may be restricted or otherwise limited based on the settings for corresponding or different options selected in preceding image processing jobs. In one example, a user may wish to join a preceding job and a subsequent job into a single job for... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212784 - Method and apparatus for printing using synchronization signal: A method and apparatus for printing using a synchronization signal are provided. Printing processes are performed in the apparatus by determining points in time for performing the printing processes based on a synchronization signal so that it is possible to reduce a waiting time for printing.... Agent:
20120212772 - Method and system for providing print content to a client: A request for print content is received at a network server system. The request includes variable user input. Webpage content is obtained based at least in part on the variable user input. A subset of the webpage content is identified as print content. A print-ready layout of the print content... Agent:
20120212770 - Print job scheduling in a print shop environment: Methods and systems are provided for scheduling multiple types of print jobs for a printer more efficiently by scheduling jobs together that share print settings. In one embodiment, a system includes a print queue that stores print jobs scheduled for a printer. The system also includes a scheduler that receives... Agent:
20120212778 - Print system and image forming apparatus: A print system comprises notification part for providing, to a user, a notification of an inquiry about whether concurrent printing output that an image forming apparatus performs first printing output and subsequently performs second printing output is scheduled, in a non-sleep period associated with the first printing output by the... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20120212780 - Printing apparatus and electronic device: In serial data transfer using an LVDS, when the power-down signal of a low voltage differential buffer is controlled using a clock signal used for the transfer as the operation clock of a reception side circuit, the power-down signal and reset signal need to be controlled properly; otherwise, an apparatus... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212768 - Printing device sharing service, method and system: Methods and systems of brokering printing device capacity are disclosed. A broker computing system including one or more broker computing devices receives a print request including one or more print parameters from a print requester computing device and availability information from one or more print supplier printing devices. The broker... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120212777 - Printing system, printing apparatus and computer-readable medium: A printing system comprising a printing apparatus and an information processing apparatus, the information processing apparatus comprises a unit configured to transmit a status acquisition request to the printing apparatus, and the printing apparatus comprises: a timeout processing unit configured to manage a timeout of a job to be processed;... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212773 - Protocol override of a capabilities presentation in a print shop architecture: The systems and methods presented herein provide for delivery of a set of capabilities that encompasses system-level capabilities and device capabilities via a print protocol of a physical printer. For example, a printer object may respond to a print protocol request for capabilities of a physical printer with a set... Agent:
20120212769 - Pseudo jobs in print queues for print job scheduling: Methods and systems are provided for scheduling multiple types of print jobs in a print queue using a pseudo job. A pseudo job is a special type of non-printing job object that is added to a print queue. In one embodiment, a system includes a print queue that stores print... Agent:
20120212771 - Resolution of conflicts between print jobs and printers in a print shop environment: Systems and methods for identifying conflicts between the requirements of an incoming print job and the configuration of a printer that has been requested to print the job. The system receives a request to move a print job to a queue for a printer and identifies a requirement of the... Agent:
20120212774 - System independent printer application: The systems and methods presented herein provide print operations to a client via a print application in a manner that makes the print application independently operable within a computing environment of the client. The system includes a print application initiator that is operable in the client to copy system definitions... Agent:
20120212751 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus which forms a halftone image on a print medium (200) using multipass processing of scanning a single area on the print medium (200) by a printhead (220) N times and forming dots every scan operation includes a pass division table (410) used to set the print... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212755 - Method, system and computer program for obtaining the transformation of an image: The invention relates to a system for obtaining the transformation (30) of an image, said system comprising means for capturing image proportions; means for capturing the width of the transformation; means for capturing the height of the virtual representation of the image; means for establishing coordinate axes at the point... Agent:
20120212754 - Recording apparatus and color sample table: A recording apparatus records a glitter color image on a medium by superimposing a glitter image formed by discharging a glitter ink and a color image formed by discharging at least one of a first color ink and a second color ink. The recording apparatus records a color sample table... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120212753 - Simulated paper texture using glossmark on texture-less stock: A method for simulating a textured appearance on a uniform substrate includes using variable halftone dot orientations. A texture description is provided for generating electronic data representing a three-dimensional texture. Texture regions of the texture description are identified using pixel cells in the electronic data. Halftone dot orientations are assigned... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120212752 - Updating a fleet cmyk to engine cmyk lut in a color management strategy: What is disclosed is a system and method which addresses the problem of inheriting color management intent from a fleet color management LUT into a 4-to-4 cascaded LUT. The LUT is updated starting with a set of patches that either form a uniform or non-uniform grid of the LUT or... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120212785 - Image forming apparatus and method of controlling the same: An image forming apparatus and a method of controlling the same in which input image data is divided into blocks and color chrominance data of each block is analyzed thereby perform a print job by automatically detecting whether an image should be print in color or pure black.... Agent:
20120212786 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a pixel extracting unit, a correction quantity calculating unit, a selection image storage unit, a selection receiving unit, and a color correction executing unit. The pixel extracting unit extracts a pixel from predetermined image data. The correction quantity calculating unit calculates a color correction quantity... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20120212787 - Controlling device: A controlling device may determine an output resolution according to one type of file format selected from a plurality of types of file format. The output resolution may be a resolution of image data to be included in a target file of a generation target. The plurality of types of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120212788 - Control device controlling scan operation: In a control device, the scan control unit controls a scanning operation in which data is to be generated by reading a document. The data format selecting unit selects one of a first format or a second format different from the first format as a data format in which the... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha08/16/2012 > 44 patent applications in 16 patent subcategories. inventions list
20120206751 - Font emulation in embedded systems: A system for printing a document when it includes one or more target fonts that are emulated with at least one substitute font suitable for printing on a printing device. The substitute font appears visually similar to the target font, substantially preserves the original pagination and line breaks of the... Agent: Zoran Corporation
20120206753 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and computer program product: An image forming apparatus includes: an original conveying unit that conveys an original; an original scanning unit that scans the original conveyed by the original conveying unit so as to generate an image of the original; a plotter unit that draws the image on a recording medium; an abnormality detecting... Agent:
20120206752 - Image forming apparatus, method, software program, and carrier medium: An image forming apparatus includes an image processing unit to prepare page-by-page image drawing data by converting image data input to the image forming apparatus, a data storage unit to store the image drawing data prepared by the image processing unit, a page-number obtaining unit to obtain the total number... Agent:
20120206748 - Language monitor application launch: An apparatus and method use a language monitor of a print driver to identify a print job related application external to the print driver and to direct one or more processors to launch the print job related application.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company Lp
20120206749 - Obliquely mounted motor on scan bar assembly: A scan bar assembly includes a scan element including a length direction; and a motor including an axle, wherein the axle of the motor is not parallel to the length direction of the scan element.... Agent:
20120206750 - Scanning apparatus with circuit board overlapping platen: A scanning apparatus includes: a transparent platen having a first edge and a second edge opposite the first edge, the first and second edges being separated along a scan direction; a frame including: a holder for the transparent platen; and a control panel located proximate the first edge of the... Agent:
20120206755 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus including an ASIC provided with two functional modules that are reset together by a reset signal. The image forming apparatus stores data used for processing by the functional modules, detects errors in the functional modules, and monitors an execution state of the functional modules. When detecting... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20120206757 - Image forming apparatus for being able to utilize application in which web browser is used: An image forming apparatus registers a Web application provided by a server. When receiving an instruction to select the registered Web application, the image forming apparatus acquires information for performing the Web application in response to the received selection instruction, and stores the information as cache information. When receiving an... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20120206754 - Image processing apparatus, computer readable medium, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a receiving unit, an executing unit, a log information generating unit, a holding unit, and a transmitting unit. The receiving unit receives and installs one or more program information items for executing a preset process. The executing unit executes the preset process on the basis... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20120206756 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium: An image processing apparatus determines one of a plurality of parameters as a parameter used for line width correction of an image based on a comparison between the images of the straight lines obtained by reading printed straight lines subjected to line width correction using the plurality of parameters and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120206758 - Method, system and computer program for generating authenticated documents: The present invention is an apparatus, system and computer program for generating documents that may be validated and authenticated. A hand-writing system may be utilized to produce a replica of handwriting. Such handwriting system may be capable of generating a replica of handwriting that is biometrically accurate in accordance with... Agent:
20120206759 - Data capture system: The present invention provides a method and system for converting print data into both discrete data and images. The invention includes pseudo printer implemented as a simulated SMB/CIFS printer on a local area network. The pseudo printer captures raw print data from a network device sending a print request for... Agent:
20120206764 - Image forming system and printer controller: An image forming system includes a first image forming apparatus, a second image forming apparatus disposed upstream in a sheet conveying direction and connected to the first image forming apparatus, and a post-processing apparatus that receives a sheet at a speed depending on a conveyance speed of a sheet discharged... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120206769 - Image forming system, device managing method thereof, and program therefor: An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus and a controlling apparatus connected to each other through a network and having different addresses. Information, indicating that the image forming apparatus and the controlling apparatus are connected to each other also by a communication medium that is different from the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120206768 - Image processing system, image processor and image processing program: To provide a system in which image data created in an image processor is processed in association with an application activated on a user terminal. The system includes an image processor, and a user terminal connected with the image processor over a network. The image processor includes: an activated application... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20120206767 - Imaging device and method of controlling the same: An imaging device receives from a host image data and commands including a normal command and a real-time command to be processed prior to the normal command. A receiver receives a real-time processing disable command with a parameter indicating a number of bytes of the image data, and a processor... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120206766 - Information processing apparatus and method of controlling the same: Document data to be printed is decided from document data of a plurality of pages, based on an inclination of the information processing apparatus detected by a sensor for detecting the inclination of the information processing apparatus. The decided document data to be printed is transmitted to a printing apparatus... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120206763 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program product: According to an embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes: an acquiring unit that acquires a job list in which a job, authorization information expressing authorization over a process of a job, and level of priority of the job are associated with one another; and an output unit that outputs preferentially... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20120206762 - Information processing device, printing method, and storage medium: An information processing device stores setting information and process information in a storage device in association with a setting button. The setting information indicates the setting values of print setting items specified in response to a user operation. The process information indicates a process assigned in response to a user's... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120206760 - Network system, program set distribution method, distribution server, distribution server control method, and storage medium: A distribution managing server determines whether or not an image forming apparatus has already corresponded to an encoding scheme of request firmware requested by the image forming apparatus, and establishes a first communication path having a higher security level than that of a second communication path when the image forming... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120206765 - Print control server and print control method: A print control server includes a receiving unit that receives an email on an email address assigned to a specific printer; a determining unit that determines whether the email is a secondary email that is replied to or transferred, on the basis of an email including the email address in... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120206761 - Print server apparatus, information processing method, and program: A print server apparatus to communicate with a printer includes a holding unit, a change unit, a storing unit, an acquisition unit, and an update unit. The holding unit stores a job list including a plurality of print job data pieces. In response to a shutdown instruction being received, the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120206770 - Systems, methods and devices for rotating image tiles using line segment read buffers: An embodiment generally relates to a device for rotating image tiles using line segment read buffers. The device comprises an image memory configured to store an image and a plurality of buffers, wherein the image comprises a plurality of tiles. The plurality of buffers comprises line segment read buffers configured... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120206771 - Imaging product layout method: A method of generating an image product comprising three or more digital images and automatically placing the digital images into display locations in a display that represents an image product. A user may select a displayed digital image for relocating it to a new display location. A completed image product... Agent:
20120206737 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method for correcting registration deviation: Since memory access is performed on a large number or discontinuous address regions, the performance of memory access is significantly degraded; in a system that performs high speed image formation, registration deviation cannot be corrected. Sub scanning position information corresponding to the profile of registration deviation is set, and image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120206736 - Printer that prints with increased visibility, printing method and storage medium: A printable width setter sets a printable width that corresponds to a printable width of a printing medium. A display displays a character string. A specifier specifies at least one first character selected from the character string displayed on the display. A requester requests an emphasis process to the specified... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20120206738 - Device and method for improving xerographic voltage uniformity for an image recording apparatus: An image recording apparatus including a memory element and a processor for a specially programmed general purpose computer. The memory element stores correction data for a plurality of locations on a photoreceptor for the image recording apparatus. The processor is for: inducing a charge on the photoconductive layer; receiving image... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120206739 - System and method for adding data to a printed publicaton: Systems and methods for adding data to a printed publication are provided. One system comprises a data source for providing the data, a processing circuit, and an energy source. The processing circuit is configured to retrieve the data from the data source and to control the energy source to at... Agent: Quad/tech, Inc.
20120206740 - Printer and power supply device for a printer: A printer for performing a printing operation with a printing head is disclosed. The printer comprises: a load power supply configured to supply a printing current to the printing head through a head drive circuit; and a logic power supply configured to supply a current to a control unit. The... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20120206746 - Color adjustment method and image forming system: Disclosed is a color adjustment method for each of image forming apparatuses, including: a gradation pattern creation step of forming a gradation pattern image including patches different in gradation for each of colors in n pieces of coloring materials; a density detection step of detecting densities of the respective patches,... Agent:
20120206747 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method capable of revising gray image: An apparatus includes a gray converter to convert an inputted color image to be printed into a gray conversion image and to outputs the gray conversion image a difference calculator to calculate a at least one difference value between at least one color channel image with respect to the color... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120206745 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program: An image processing apparatus includes a color converting unit; a registration list that registers a plurality of paper profiles associated with a plurality of registered papers; a parameter managing unit that includes a function of extracting a registered paper capable of approximating color reproduction characteristics of a user's paper sheet... Agent:
20120206743 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: There is provided an image processing apparatus comprising: a common color reproduction range generation unit configured to select the data of interest as common color reproduction range data if the data of interest is determined by the first color reproduction range determination unit to fall within the color reproduction range... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120206744 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: There is provided an image processing apparatus comprising a selection unit configured to select difference vectors to be used in correction processing of a first color conversion table from difference vectors between reference values and corresponding colorimetric values; a table correction unit configured to correct output values for respective grid... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120206742 - Printing raised-line pictures for the visually impaired: Methods and devices receive a first image. The first image comprises at least one visible feature. These methods and devices process the first image to identify at least one outline of the visible feature and store the outline as a second image. These methods and devices also emboss the second... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120206741 - System to enable multi-pass clear toner layer printing: A method for rendering a clear toner layer is disclosed for a received print job description that is provided in multiple channels, including a clear channel and a color channel. A program selection is executed for a multiple pass operation. Image processing is performed on the print job description to... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120206772 - Optimal contrast level draft-mode printing using spatial frequency analysis: Devices and methods herein receive a command into a computerized device to perform a printing draft operation of a printable item using a reduced amount of marking material (a reduced amount of ink, toner, etc.). The methods herein evaluate at least two different regions of the printable item to determine... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120206773 - Method for generating documents having stored electrostatic pattern information: A method for generating documents having stored electrostatic pattern information provides security with respect to the authenticity of documents. A liquid medium including a plurality of electrostatic monopoles is applied to the surface of a document, which embeds a permanent electrostatic pattern in the document. The pattern is then readable... Agent:
20120206774 - Integrated document delivery method and apparatus: A document delivery network server having a set of integrated functions including sending, receiving, routing and filing of FAXes and e-mails to other users which achieves numerous advantages over the prior art. The document delivery system is based on a client/server model having both analog and digital Fax line capabilities.... Agent:
20120206775 - System and method for real time image transmission and preview: A system for real time image transmission and preview and a method thereof are applied on a scanner having a predetermined format therein, and an electrical device having a display module. The scanner scans a document in lines along a direction repeatedly according to the predetermined format. The scanner can... Agent:
20120206776 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An apparatus includes an input unit configured to read a document and input image data, a division unit configured to divide the image data into a margin area and a print information area, an acquisition unit configured to count a number of pixels having a gradation value greater than a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120206777 - Image capture apparatus and maltifunction apparatus: An image capture apparatus includes a platen, an image capturing device movable with respect to the platen along a movement direction and configured to capture an image of a medium placed on the platen, and an attached member provided adjacent to the platen. The attached member or the image capturing... Agent: Oki Data Corporation
20120206778 - Image processing apparatus and a document scanning system having the same: An image processing apparatus according to the present invention has an effect which enables to obtain a cutout image by directly specifying an area with a pointer such as a finger or the like on a paper surface of a document such as a book or the like. The present... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120206779 - Illuminating device, image reading apparatus including the illuinating device, and image forming apparatus including the image reading apparatus: An LED array (71) and a reflective plate (73) are disposed sandwiching a slit (St) through which light reflected by a document MS passes and a light-guiding member (72) is disposed on the side of the LED array (71). The light-guiding member (72) includes a direct emission unit (77) disposed... Agent:08/09/2012 > 38 patent applications in 12 patent subcategories. inventions list
20120200874 - Electronic apparatus and information displaying method: An electronic apparatus includes a main body of the electronic apparatus; an operation unit including an operation block having a display unit, the operation block being detachable with respect to the main body of the electronic apparatus, and the operation block enabling at least a bidirectional wireless communication with the... Agent:
20120200873 - Information processing apparatus and method for controlling same: An information processing apparatus and method control execution of jobs performed by a printing apparatus and by a post-processing apparatus that performs a post-processing in which printed matters printed by the printing apparatus are used. Based on a plurality of jobs that designate the execution of printing with the printing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200872 - Printing apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium: This invention provides a printing apparatus which controls power to be supplied to each connected apparatus in detail for each apparatus in accordance with the processing contents of a print job to be executed, and a control method therefor. To accomplish this, the printing apparatus analyzes the processing contents of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200876 - Communication systems, communication apparatus, and image processing apparatus that provide additional information: Communication systems, communication apparatus, and image processing apparatus, which connect with communication apparatus are disclosed herein. The communication apparatus includes a first memory, which stores first additional information; an additional-information notifying portion, which notifies the image processing apparatus of the first additional information; and a second transmitter, which transmits image... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200877 - Information processing apparatus and control method: An installer of the driver B according to the present invention searches a print queue of the driver A corresponding to a printer controlled by the install target driver B, determines whether an output destination of the searched print queue is a remote printer, and if it is determined that... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200875 - Pattern based scan batch separation: Pattern based scan batch separation is disclosed. A method includes receiving from a user specification of a pattern in a document set, sensing pages, scanning the pages, applying the pattern specification to the pages to create a group of documents, the group of documents including a plurality of documents separated... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120200879 - 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:
20120200878 - Terminal device: A communication device has a process unit, a network interface, a communication interface, an interface control unit, a device control unit, and a relay unit. The network interface communicates with a terminal device connected to a network. The communication interface communicates with a locally connected peripheral device. The interface control... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200880 - Image processing apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus comprising, a detector unit configured to detect an event that a user logged in to the image processing apparatus logs out, an query unit configured to be operable when said detector unit detects the event, to query the user whether or not to change a setting... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200883 - Device management system: Disclosed is a system in which a device which can measure a power consumption amount and a management apparatus which manages the device are connected to a network. In the device, a power consumption amount of the device is obtained by a power meter, and whether or not the power... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200890 - Image forming apparatus: The image forming apparatus sends its own operation history information and trouble information occurred to a management server. In a trouble cause analysis system of the management server, related information is extracted from the trouble information, and a trouble cause is analyzed with use of the operation history information of... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200887 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus includes a reception unit configured to receive a file including a plurality of applications in a form of a plurality of separated data pieces, a detection unit configured to detect information indicating that an application corresponds to the image forming apparatus from the data received by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200888 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: A printer transfers print data received from a host computer to a cloud server, requests a response, from the cloud server, indicating an ending time period when the cloud server processes the print data, receives the response indicating the ending time period returned from the cloud server, and shifts the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200884 - Image forming method and image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus including: a storage device composed of a plurality of storage sections for storing a job data to be input; an image forming section for performing an image formation based on the job data having been stored in the storage device; and a control section configured to... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20120200886 - Image forming system: Disclosed is an image forming system including: an output image reading control section reading an image formed on each of output materials to generate output image data when the image is formed on paper and the output materials are obtained by printing-out based on job data in which a plural-copy-execution... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20120200881 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer readable medium: An image processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives print control information input by a user, a unit that stores, in a memory, the print control information received by the receiving unit, and a print controller that causes a printing unit to print an image representing an image to... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20120200891 - Information processing apparatus improved in convenience of program update operation, and method of updating program of the information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus improved in the convenience of a program update operation performed by a user. A CPU updates firmware installed in the information processing apparatus. Update information on the program is stored in a hard disk when update of the program is executed the CPU. Operation information on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200889 - Information processing apparatus, control method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus outputs, when both bookbinding printing for outputting a book and a number of pages arranged on a surface of a sheet are set, a print product that a user can easily read by synchronizing an opening direction and an arrangement order.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200882 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling same, and storage medium: A user setting generation unit generates a user setting by eliminating a conflict between print settings corresponding to a printer, and associates the user setting with a PPD file using identification information about the user setting to store the associated user setting in a user setting save file. An application... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200892 - Method of placing an order for photographic printing: In an image network system used for network print service which receives an order for printing or the like by using a communication network such as the Internet, there are provided a center server capable of providing service which is different depending upon points given to a customer according to... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120200885 - Printing system and printing method: A printing system includes a storage unit that associates and stores print job data and post processing job data; a printing unit that prints a code regarding the association on media when an image is printed on the media based on the print job data; a code reading unit that... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120200893 - System and method for providing computer-based postage stamps: The present invention provides for the creation of computer-based postage that may be used in a manner similar to standard postage issued by the USPS. In a presently preferred embodiment, the intended address of the recipient need not be verified at the time the postage is created. Rather the postage... Agent: Stamps.com
20120200894 - Wireless system-in-package and image processing control apparatus: A system in a package includes a printed circuit board and first and second SOCs. The printed circuit board is connected to a second circuit board mounted within a printer. The first SOC is mounted on the printed circuit board and includes a receiver and a transmitter. The receiver receives... Agent:
20120200895 - Image forming method and image forming apparatus: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus, which makes it possible to output the image data written in the bitmap format from an HDD without increasing the storage capacity of the DRAM, so as to implement the image forming operation in the high speed operating mode. The apparatus comprises an HDD... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20120200863 - Zone based resolution settings for identifying document portions including metadata: There is disclosed a method and apparatus for zone based resolution settings for identifying document portions including metadata. The method includes scanning a physical document at a resolution suitable for obtaining metadata from a visible element on the physical document in order to obtain a digital representation of the physical... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120200869 - Color document printing system: The different illustrative embodiments provide a method and apparatus for managing a set of colors in a document. A plurality of respective costs are identified. Each respective cost is associated with printing the document using a respective combination of a plurality of combinations of the set of colors. An amount... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120200864 - Generating an unambiguous definition of designer intended colors in a document creation application: What is disclosed is a novel system and method for determining and capturing the designer intended colors in an image so that the printer has an accurate color rendition target. The present method operates by capturing the monitor RGB values together with the monitor profile to get a representation of... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120200868 - Image forming apparatus and image quality adjustment method: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including: an image forming section which forms an image on paper; a plurality of image reading sections each of which reads the image formed on the paper, and is connectable to the image forming apparatus; a storage section which stores connection information on a... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20120200870 - Image input unit and image input method: The invention is characterized by the fact that an area sensor for outputting an analog signal responsive to the light reception amount of light of CMYG is used and when CMYG image data is converted into RGB image data, RGB image data having a domain also in negative values is... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120200867 - Image processing device, image processing method and program for same, and printing system: An image processing device includes: a storage part configured to store a correlation between a pre-deformation color and a post-deformation color that reflects a color variation accompanying a deformation of a medium, with respect to a degree of deformation of the medium; an acquisition part configured to acquire degree-of-deformation information... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120200865 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a check unit, an acquisition unit, a first determination unit, and an output unit. The check unit checks a processing status of a printing apparatus. The acquisition unit acquires exception processing information including a content of exception processing from the printing apparatus in response to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200871 - Information storage device, removable device, developer container, and image forming apparatus: An information storage device installed in a removable device configured to be removably installed in an image forming apparatus body, includes: an information storage unit that stores information communicated between the image forming apparatus body and the removable device; a terminal that comes in contact with a body side terminal;... Agent:
20120200866 - Printing apparatus, printing method, and program: A printing apparatus includes a generation unit configured to identify a print area of a sheet on which a copy material is provided based on a print job, and, regarding the print area, generate image data subjected to other image processing which is other than image processing to be applied... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120200896 - Method for optimizing the search for trapping regions: Methods disclosed permit the identification of frame buffer pixels for trapping. In some embodiments, flags associated with pixels in the frame buffer may be used to provide an indication of pixels for trapping. A first bit in a flag associated with a pixel may be set when the pixel is... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.
20120200897 - Cluster model for controlling color in a color marking device: What is disclosed is a system and method for improving image quality of a color of interest using a cluster model in a color printing system involving the following. First, one or more image quality attributes are selected for a target color marking device. A cluster model is received which... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120200898 - Facsimile service support device, system, and method: An exemplary method herein operates to help diagnose and correct facsimile transmission errors. The method detects a first facsimile transmission error using an arbitrarily named “first” facsimile machine (which can be a sending facsimile machine or a receiving facsimile machine). The facsimile transmission error occurs during a first facsimile transmission... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120200899 - Erecting equal-magnification lens array plate, optical scanning unit, image reading device, and image writing device: where Gap denotes a gap between the lens array plates, L2 denotes a thickness of the second lens array plate, H4 denotes a height of the fourth surface light-shielding wall, and D4 denotes a diameter of the opening of the fourth surface through hole formed in the fourth surface light-shielding... Agent: Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited
20120200900 - Imaging optical array and image reading device: An imaging optical array includes a plurality of imaging optical elements, which is arranged in a line in an arrangement direction, each including incidence lens to which light from an object is incident, an emission lens that emits light, and a light guiding portion that connects the incidence lens and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation08/02/2012 > 58 patent applications in 16 patent subcategories. inventions list
20120194835 - Image forming apparatus and method of the same: When a sheet P is jammed after start of a print job, it is determined whether an automatic resumption mode for automatically resuming the print job is set. When a determination result of this determination is affirmative, the print job is resumed after the jam is released. When the determination... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120194834 - Printing control program, printing control apparatus, printing control method, and recording medium: A printing control program is disclosed which causes a computer to function as a calculating unit; a page data generating unit which generates page data for outputting unused tab sheets; a job data generating unit which generates one job data set into which a first data job set and a... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120194841 - Computer readable information recording medium storing printing control program, printing control apparatus, printing control method and printing system: A computer readable information recording medium stores a printing control program. The printing control program, when executed by one or plural processors, functions of a first conversion function part configured to derive data of a form of page description language converted from printing data, based on the printing data; a... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120194839 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus having: a reader section for reading image data of a document; a printer section for printing the image data read by the reader section as a toner image on a sheet of a print medium; and a cooler section; wherein the printer section comprises a tray... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20120194840 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of operation modes. An image reading section reads image information from an original document. An image recording section records the image information on a recording medium. An electric power supply supplies electric power to the image reading section and the image recording section.... Agent: Oki Data Corporation
20120194838 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes an image reading unit that reads image data corresponding to one line of an original document with a line period, a first transfer unit that transfers the image data, the image data being read by the image reading unit and being input to the first... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20120194836 - Image forming apparatus and program: An image forming apparatus includes: a device that performs a mechanical operation; a device control unit that controls the mechanical operation of the device; a process control unit that establishes communication with the device control unit and controls a process related to the device under the established communication; and an... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited
20120194842 - Image processing apparatus, method for controlling the same, and storage medium: According to the present invention, a user can switch an operation condition of an image processing apparatus while confirming a power saving effect. To this end, the image processing apparatus determines usage status of a print mode, determines an operation condition to be changed based on the determined usage status,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194845 - Method for transforming and transporting printer data over the internet in a secure and reliable manner: A method for managing a plurality of printers connected to a network, the method comprising the following steps: scanning the network to obtain printer usage data from the plurality of printers wherein scanning is performed by at least one scan module wherein the at least one scan module gathers printer... Agent: Emerge Print Management, LLC
20120194843 - Method of changing position of menu in image forming apparatus and image forming apparatus configured to change position of menu: A method of changing a position of a menu in an image forming apparatus includes displaying a screen of a first mode user interface having menus for a use of a function of the apparatus, selecting any one menu of the first mode user interface, shifting the selected menu to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120194844 - Print setting server, document processing server, print system, and print setting method: According to the present invention, a print setting server connectable with a document processing server is provided, where the print setting server provides a print setting screen that depends on functions of a printer model through the Web, and a detailed print setting screen that depends on a printer is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194837 - System, image forming apparatus, and method: Information about a user is sent to a server from a device to perform authentication. A scan document generated by scanning a paper document is sent to the server from the device to request registration thereof. If the scan document, the registration of which has been requested from the device,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194848 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling the image forming apparatus, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus which is capable of performing more appropriate control of access to files which grant different access rights on a versions basis. The image forming apparatus is communicably connected to a file server. In a system controller of the image forming apparatus, a reading control section reads... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194846 - Image reading system and image reading apparatus: An image reading system and an image reading apparatus are provided. The system or apparatus includes a reading unit configured to read a still original, a selecting unit configured to select one of a plurality of image data of a first area acquired by reading the first area a plurality... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194847 - Image testing apparatus, image forming apparatus and computer readable information recording medium: An image testing apparatus compares output image data of an image which has been output onto a recording medium and original image data which has been read from an original and is used to output the image onto the recording medium, and determines an output state of the image. The... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120194854 - Automatic printer setup system: A printer setup system includes a plurality of printers coupled to a network that each display a respective printer setup code. A printer database is coupled to the network and includes printer setup information for each printer. An information handling system (IHS) including a camera is coupled to the printer... Agent: Dell Products L.p.
20120194855 - Collapsible breadcrumbs: Apparatus and method for maximizing space in a user interface that is displayed to a user. A breadcrumb view area having a breadcrumb view pathway with active links is concealed from view and presented based on input provided in the user interface.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120194861 - Computer readable information recording medium storing printing setting editing program, printing setting editing apparatus and printing setting editing method: A computer readable information recording medium stores a printing setting editing program which when executed by one or plural processors, performs functions of a part configured to display on a display unit a job editing screen page including a preview area displaying preview images, sheet by sheet, obtained from modifying... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120194862 - Computer readable medium, print control apparatus, print control method, and print system: A computer is disclosed that performs a print control process. The computer sets a process performed for a job stored in a first folder into a setting storage area. The computer monitors storing the job into the first folder, and stores the job stored in the first folder and a... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120194856 - Facsimile communication apparatus and control method thereof: A facsimile communication apparatus for transmitting and receiving image data via a telephone public circuit network is provided. The apparatus includes a first detection unit configured to detect a call signal from the network; a line capturing unit configured to capture the network in response to the detection of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194866 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus includes a first storage medium to store a storage target file, without storing storage management information of the storage target filed. The image forming apparatus may also have a controller to control storing the storage management information of the storage target file separately from the storage... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20120194865 - Image forming apparatus and method of controlling the same: An image forming apparatus and a method of controlling the same which may prevent brokenness of data displayed on a display are provided. The image forming apparatus performs a read operation on data previously stored at a specific address of a storage unit of an LCD module or on data... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120194860 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling image forming apparatus, and storage medium: A printer for processing a variable data printing (VDP) job includes a control unit. The control unit causes a printer unit to perform test printing of a part of a plurality of records included in a VDP job determined as a test print job. After the part of the record... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194858 - Image forming system and image forming apparatus: The image forming system of the present invention includes a print job transmitting apparatus and an image forming apparatus, wherein the print job transmitting apparatus includes: a number setting unit for setting the number of recording media; and a transmission unit for transmitting a print job that contains number information... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20120194859 - Information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus including: a communication section for communicating with a portable type terminal device which is provided with a photographing function, a display function, and a communication function; and a control section for: a) receiving a photographed image of an image forming apparatus, having been photographed by the... Agent:
20120194867 - Intelligent device integration using rfid technology: A method of integrating devices using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology can include tracking movement of an RFID tag, wherein the RFID tag is associated with a user, and determining proximity of the RFID tag to a communication device. The method also can include initiating a programmatic action with the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120194850 - Method and system to print with settings profiles: In one embodiment, a first profile of printing settings is created at a server system. Data indicative of a capability of a first printer is received at the server system. A second profile of printing settings specific to the first printer is created at the server system, the second profile... Agent:
20120194851 - Method and system to recommend an application: In one embodiment, first data pertaining to a software application is obtained at a server system. Second data indicative of capabilities of a web-enabled printer is received at the server system. Third data comprising usage information is received at the server system. An application recommendation is created based at least... Agent:
20120194852 - Method of managing plural print jobs by using a print job group list: A method of managing a plurality of print jobs, which includes the steps of: receiving a plurality of print jobs from one or more client devices, each of the plurality of print jobs having one or more print job attributes; creating a print job group list of the plurality of... Agent: Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.
20120194853 - Page validation mechanism: A method is disclosed. The method includes receiving print job data, rasterizing the print job data to produce rasterized bitmap data and validating the accuracy of the bitmap data during transmission of the rasterized bitmap data for printing.... Agent:
20120194849 - Print job processing in an automated document factory environment: The systems and methods presented herein provide for processing print jobs in an Automated Document Factory (ADF) system. More specifically, these embodiments provide for the selected removal of certain documents after processing of the print job has already initiated (e.g., printing, sorting, inserting, etc.). In one embodiment, a method of... Agent:
20120194857 - Printing apparatus: A printing apparatus includes a storage section which stores printing jobs to be printed on a recording paper sheet; a transport section which transports the recording paper sheet; a printing section which performs the printing on the recording paper sheet transported by the transport section based on one of the... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194863 - Printing control server and printing system: A printing control server includes a storage section which stores a printer identifier and a network identifier so as to be linked, a search response section which acquires the network identifier from a transmission origin of a search request when the search request has been received and transmits information, which... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120194864 - Printing system and printer: A printing server includes a registration request reception unit, a registration unit which allocates connection information for connection with the transmission origin of the registration request and an electronic mail address for receiving a printing request to the transmission origin of the registration request, a registration information transmission unit which... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120194869 - Image forming apparatus for reducing delay which occurs due to timings of release and allocation of a video buffer: This image forming apparatus includes: a development device configured to develop a toner image of a print image; an image carrier configured to transfer the toner image to a paper sheet; a print engine configured to control the development device and the image carrier; and a controller configured to control... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20120194870 - Image processing apparatus for performing print setting of image data: An image processing apparatus includes a recording/reproducing unit that records data on a first recording medium and reproduces recorded data from the first recording medium; a recording unit that records data on a second recording medium; and a controller, when print designation information of the first image data cannot be... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194868 - System and method for updating memories used to store information in a printing system: Electronic systems, such as printing systems, often use components that have a memory. The integral memory can be used to store information about the component. In some printing systems this memory includes storing a portion that stores a value indicative of an amount of a consumable that has been used.... Agent: Static Control Components, Inc.
20120194829 - Image formation device and computer-readable record medium: An image formation device capable of forming a plurality of reduced images on an output medium comprises an input data acquisition unit which acquires input data, a recognizability judgment unit which judges whether each reduced image to be formed corresponding to each piece of input data acquired by the input... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194827 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus multiplies a first clock to drive the apparatus, thereby forming a second clock, and holds (1) a frequency of a third clock used by a print unit of the apparatus, (2) a magnification setting of the multiplying, (3) a resolution of the print unit, and (4)... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194828 - Image processing apparatus and processing program: An image processing apparatus that prints a plurality of manuscript data onto sheets and folds the printed sheets into N (2≦N) equally sized divisions is equipped with: a manuscript size obtaining section that obtains sizes of the manuscript data; a reference size obtaining section that obtains a first reference size,... Agent: Riso Kagaku Corporation
20120194826 - Information processing apparatus for displaying operation screen on console section based on contents received from external device, method of controlling the same, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus improved in operability when a user operates forms (buttons) displayed on a web page and in display quality of the forms (buttons) displayed on the web page. An HDD stores a plurality of form images different in size. The form images are provided for displaying a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194830 - Print job status identification using graphical objects: Methods and systems are provided for visually representing print jobs in a print queue. In one embodiment, a system comprising a print queue, a scheduler, and a Graphical User Interface (GUI) is disclosed. The print queue stores print jobs for a printer. The scheduler estimates a time to print each... Agent:
20120194831 - Conversion arrays for print image data transformation: Systems and methods for using conversion arrays to transform image in print jobs to different color depths. In one embodiment, the system stores a plurality of conversion arrays for converting images of print jobs encoded according to a page description language. The system receives a print job encoded according to... Agent:
20120194832 - Image forming system and image forming apparatus: An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus and an upper device connected to the image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus includes a first receiving unit for receiving a print mode including a cost priority mode; a first transmission unit for transmitting the print mode to the upper... Agent:
20120194833 - Method for determining color correction parameter for recording apparatus: From a cost and productivity perspective, the recording and color-measurement of a test pattern to determine whether it is necessary to execute calibration places a heavy burden on a user. The present invention determines the need for processing to generate a color correction parameter without recording a test pattern. More... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194871 - Image processing device, image processing method, and recording medium storing a program executed by image processing device: An image processing device adjusts black separately from chromatic colors and applies density adjustment capable of controlling the amount of color material according to the density. Such image processing device, capable of communicating with an image recording device, includes a color conversion unit that converts image data expressed in a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120194872 - Inkjet printer and image forming method: An inkjet printer includes an image-forming part, forming an auxiliary layer on a base material by ejecting droplets of auxiliary ink and forming an image on the auxiliary layer by ejecting droplets of image-forming ink, the auxiliary ink changing a dot formation state of droplets of the image-forming ink. In... Agent: Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd.
20120194875 - Image reading device: An image reading device includes a first reading unit, second reading unit, and determining unit. The first and second reading units are configured to read one surface and another surface of an original, respectively. The second reading unit is disposed downstream of the first reading unit with respect to a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194873 - Image registration parameters and confidence estimation from sensor data: An off page condition or invalid sensors position data is detected by checking the errors from an initial transformation parameter estimation. If an abnormally large error is encountered, a sensor's reading (position data) may be invalid or the sensor was off page. Then the invalid sensor data will be identified... Agent:
20120194874 - Mobile print quality assurance mechanism: A method disclosed. The method includes capturing an image of a printed document, retrieving an electronic version of the printed document and comparing the printed document image to the electronic version of the printed document to verify quality of the printed document.... Agent:
20120194876 - Document reader including a positioning and retention system: A document scanner is disclosed. The document scanner includes a document bed having a document positioning surface. The document bed has a plurality of perforations therethrough. The document scanner also includes a fan mounted to the document bed on a side opposite the document positioning surface and oriented to draw... Agent: Burroughs Payment Systems, Inc.
20120194877 - Method and system for secure facsimile delivery and registration: A secure fax transmission system can be used to assure the intended recipient of a confidential document being sent via facsimile is the only person that will have access to the document once it is sent. An application module communicates with a client user interface over a first network and... Agent: Omtool, Inc.
20120194878 - Image reading device and method for manufacturing the same: An image reading device and a method for manufacturing the same are provided, where the image reading device is capable of being assembled more efficiently. The image reading device includes: an optical part, extending long in a direction; a case, having an accommodating portion for accommodating the optical part; and... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.
20120194880 - Image reading system and image reading apparatus: An image reading system and an image reading apparatus is provided. The system or apparatus includes a reading unit configured to read an original, a determining unit configured to determine whether there exists a folded portion at a corner of the original, and a generating unit configured to generate a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194881 - Image sensing apparatus: The image sensing apparatus includes an intermediate electrode disposed between the electron emission source array and the photoelectric conversion film; an intermediate-electrode current detection portion for detecting an intermediate electrode current flowing in the intermediate electrode when an electron is emitted from the electron emission source array to the photoelectric... Agent: Pioneer Corporation
20120194879 - System and method for integrated pair-wise registration of images using image based information and sensor coordinate and error information: Two images are stitched together through minimization of a cost function that consists of registration errors from image data of the two images, as well as the estimated errors from a set of sensors. The weight function in the cost function is derived from the confidence value of sensor estimation... Agent:
20120194882 - Control device: A control device may comprise a selection allowing unit configured to allow a user to select a specific file among a plurality of files, each of the plurality of files having a file format that is capable of including a plurality of pages worth of data, the specific file including... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120194883 - Character detection apparatus, character detection method, and computer-readable storage medium: A character detection apparatus is provided which detects, from an image including a first image representing a character and a second image representing a translucent object, the character. The character detection apparatus includes a hue distribution calculating portion that, for each of blocks obtained by dividing an overlapping region in... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.Previous industry: Optics: measuring and testing
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