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Facsimile and static presentation processing September class, title,number 09/12

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09/27/2012 > 58 patent applications in 18 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20120243014 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus which may include a forming unit configured to form a mark for image adjustment, a conveyor member configured to convey the mark formed by the forming unit and a detecting unit configured to detect the mark conveyed by the conveyor member. Further, the image forming apparatus... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120243015 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a maximum document number decision part that decides a number of media that are carried simultaneously on a medium carrying path at the time of double sided printing, a memory part that stores image data of a document, a print data editing part that generates... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120243025 - Application service provider server, data server, recording medium, and program: An application server, a data server, and a printer are connected to one another via a communication network. The application server executes application software. Then, the application server generates print data for printing an interim result or final result of processing performed by the application software, and sends the print... Agent:

20120243017 - Control device, control method, image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program: A control device includes: a search request receiving unit that receives a request to search for a first operation screen registered in a second image forming apparatus connected to a first image forming apparatus; a search unit that searches for the first operation screen among operation screens registered in the... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120243016 - Controller, image forming apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium that stores program, and control method: A controller includes: a history storage unit that stores a history of setup information when executing a function of an image forming apparatus; an acquisition unit that when a first function is selected on a menu screen having a first display region where a screen for selection of a function... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120243021 - Image forming apparatus having a movable reading device: An image reading device is movable between a first position and a second position spaced farther apart from an image forming device than the first position, and a regulating member configured to regulate respective positions of two cables maintains, when the image reading device is at the first position, the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120243020 - Image forming apparatus, print setting unit, and making print setting method: An image forming apparatus of the embodiments includes a display section, an input section, a controller, and a printing section. A plurality of first images in the form of sheets and a plurality of second images targeted for printing. The input section acquires information about a position designated by a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120243022 - Image processing system and image processing control apparatus: An image processing system has a plurality of image processing apparatuses for performing RIP of a print job in a distributed manner and an image processing control apparatus that controls the image processing apparatuses. The image processing apparatus has a switching unit for switching the operating mode of the image... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120243024 - Information processing devices and information processing processes: An image processing device includes a preview function including specifying a setting related to printing, generating a first processed image by using a target file by performing image processing corresponding to the specified setting, storing the generated first processed image, displaying the first processed image, and displaying, when the setting... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120243023 - Optical scanning device, light control method therefor, and image forming apparatus: An optical scanning device controls outputs of laser beams with high accuracy by correcting the nonlinearity of a current-light characteristic. An electric current supply unit supplies a bias current or a driving current to a semiconductor laser. A detection unit detects light amount of the laser beam. A control unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120243018 - Peripheral device used while being connected to information processing apparatus: A peripheral device is selectively connected to an information processing apparatus including a first operating system and an information processing apparatus including a second operating system whose execution file is incompatible with that of the first operating system. The storage unit of the peripheral device stores a control program to... Agent: Canon Denshi Kabushiki Kaisha

20120243019 - Sheet feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus: The sheet feeding apparatus is controlled so as to temporarily stop driving of a separation part that feeds sheets from a sheet container while separating the sheets one by one by means of a feeding roller and a retard roller, after passage of a predetermined period of time from the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120243030 - Achievement-based compensation for a print service provider: A method and system for tracking and calculating achievement-based compensation for a print service provider. The method includes determining one or more print services associated with a print job to be completed, receiving information indicating at least one of the one or more print services has been completed by a... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120243043 - Computer readable recording medium, information processing apparatus, and information processing method: An information processing apparatus includes: a data sharing unit configured to cause an application selected as a data output destination to process data which is output by an application which is a data output source; a process-object-data generation control unit configured to generate process object data in one of a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120243031 - Gpu accelerated color analysis and control system: A graphic processing unit (GPU) accelerated image analysis and control system and method for implementing a process of managing parallel processing algorithms on one or more GPU devices. An exemplary embodiment of the process includes the steps of configuring the multiple GPU devices to enable multiple applications to be executed... Agent: Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.

20120243040 - Image communication apparatus: a reading unit reading a document; a first generating unit generating first image data based on the document read by the reading unit; a first transmitting unit transmitting the first image data generated by the first generating unit to the server; a transmission-data generating unit generating transmission data including access... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120243033 - Image data processing system: An image data processing system, includes a plurality of first units that interpret data of assigned logical pages included in document data described in a page description language, generate intermediate data of the logical pages, divide the generated intermediate data of the logical pages into intermediate data on the basis... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120243038 - Image forming system, information processing device, image forming device, data transmission method and memory product: A region of a predetermined range including a location of the image forming device is determined based on location data representing a location of the image forming device stored in the print server. If the print server obtains positional data concerning the position of a mobile phone, the print server... Agent:

20120243036 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program: An image processing apparatus includes: a receiving unit that receives a screen update request including identification information of a screen and a job start request including identification information of a job; a database that defines a relationship between the identification information of the screen, the identification information of the job,... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120243037 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program: An image processing apparatus includes: an acquiring unit that acquires a display request including a first external apparatus identification information and screen identification information; a storage unit storing external apparatus screen information; an update unit updating the first external apparatus screen information whenever the display request is acquired; a determining... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120243032 - Image processing system and image processing method: An image processing system includes intermediate-data generating apparatuses and one or more drawing-data generating apparatuses. The intermediate-data generating apparatuses interpret data of pages forming PDL document data, the pages being assigned to the corresponding intermediate-data generating apparatuses, to generate elements of intermediate data of the pages. The drawing-data generating apparatuses... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120243044 - Information management apparatus, information management method and recording medium: The information management system according to an embodiment include: an information collection section configured to collect completion process information indicating process content of an image forming process completed in an image forming apparatus to be managed, and to register, in a tabulation database, usage of every user of the image... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120243035 - Information processing apparatus, image reader, file upload system, and non-transitory computer readable medium: An information processing apparatus includes: an acquisition unit that acquires display data, which includes setup information regarding uploading of an image file, from a server apparatus; a display controller that displays a first screen for receiving a start operation of reading of an image on a display according to the... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120243045 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer-readable recording medium storing program for information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes a communication unit communicable with a device via an access point which relays communication data and a controller. The controller is configured to store, in a first storage portion, setting information set for a processing in association with identification information of an access point to... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120243039 - Nontransitory storage medium storing information processing program, information processing device, and information processing method: A nontransitory storage medium storing an information processing program to be executed by an information processing device, the program being designed to have the device function as: a display controlling section for controlling a display portion to display icon images; a transmission controlling section for controlling a transmitting portion to... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120243042 - Operation panel device and image forming apparatus provided therewith: An operation panel device with a display surface is provided with mounted on an image forming apparatus. The operation panel device includes first and second panels that are relatively movable along a plane parallel to the display surface. The first panel is fixed to the image forming apparatus. The second... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120243027 - Print job progress display mechanism: A method disclosed. The method includes initiating the printing of a print job data at a printer, displaying a graphics indication within a graphical user interface (GUI) of a printing progress of the print job while the print job is printing, detecting that a spacing operation has been performed on... Agent:

20120243034 - Printing information managing device, printer, printing information managing system, printing system, and non-transitory computer readable medium related thereto: A printing information managing device includes: a storage processing unit that when printing information transmitted from a transmission device is received, stores the received printing information in a memory and deletes printed printing information from the memory; a batch print permission date and time setting unit that sets batch print... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120243046 - Receipt printing processing method and receipt printing processing system: When a customer places a special order that changes the content of a product or processing thereof (non-standard order information), a receipt printing processing method and system also produces a special order seal in connection with printing the sales receipt. The receipt printing processing system has a receipt printer and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243026 - Remote print processing mechanism: A method disclosed. The method includes downloading a first print job data stream from a cloud computing network, transmitting the first print job data stream to a printer, monitoring a printing status of the printer to determine when the printer is ready to receive a second print job and downloading... Agent:

20120243029 - System and method for enabling a mobile customizable eip interface to access multi-function devices: A system for enabling at least one mobile device to communicate with at least one multi-function printer over a network, including at least one processor and a computer-readable storage medium in communication with the at least one processor, wherein the computer-readable storage medium comprises one or more programming instructions for:... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120243041 - Terminal devices selectively using communication systems, methods of controlling such terminal devices, and media storing computer-readable instructions for such terminal devices: Non-transitory, computer-readable storage media, terminal devices, and methods are disclosed herein. The terminal device includes a processor and communicates selectively using one of many wireless communication systems comprising a first and second wireless communication system. The computer-readable media store computer-readable instructions therein. The instructions instruct the processor to generate first... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120243028 - User interfaces for rule-based workflow generation in a print shop environment: Systems and methods are provided for user interfaces that aid a user in rule-based workflow generation. The system accesses activities available at a print shop, displays the available activities to a user at a sequence bar that sorts the activities by their priority, receives input from the user defining a... Agent:

20120243048 - Computer readable recording medium, information processing apparatus, and information processing method: A recording medium storing an information processing program executed by a computer of an information processing system including a transmitting unit, a storing unit and a display unit, the program includes: a transmission control instruction that causes the transmitting unit to transmit first-kind data which is data having a first... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120243047 - Image processing system, image processing method, and computer readable medium storing program: An image processing system includes plural intermediate data generators, a first memory, and plural drawing data generators. Each of the plural intermediate data generators interprets an assigned data portion of document data, written in a page description language, to generate intermediate data. The first memory stores the intermediate data generated... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120243050 - Media processing system, control method for media processing system, and media processing device: A media processing system enables producing a copy of media based on the state of media deterioration. An error rate measurement unit measures the error rate of recorded media after specific data is written to the media; an error rate evaluation unit determines if the media error rate measured by... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243049 - Printing apparatus and method of controlling the same: A printing apparatus has: a dot discrimination section that discriminates whether a print dot is present in a discrimination target area D including a cut position at which an elongated sheet is cut in a sheet width direction, the discrimination target area being at least either one of a front... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243005 - Ink jet recording apparatus and recording method: A recording apparatus includes a processing unit configured to convert acquired image information into dot data, and an image forming unit configured to form an image on a recording medium based on the image information converted into dot data by the processing unit, wherein the processing unit enlarges an image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120243006 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer readable medium storing program for processing information: An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires encoded information at a position specified on a medium, the medium having the encoded information and an image printed thereon, the encoded information including identification information of the medium, first coordinate information identifying in a first coordinate system a position... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120243007 - Printing system, printing device, and print control method: The invention solves the problem of the layout of the printout being broken as a result of the host computer sending the next print data without knowing the current printing position after the printer automatically inserts a new line. In a printing system that communicates continuous print data and status... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243010 - Image forming apparatus and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image forming apparatus is provided which performs a process on data stored in advance in accordance with operation by a verified user. The apparatus includes a user authentication portion for performing user authentication on a second user in a state where a first user is verified and logs in... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120243012 - Image processing apparatus, printing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program: An image is divided into first a second regions on the basis of inputted image data, and a comparison is made between the gradation values of pixels in the first region and threshold values corresponding to the pixels of the first region of a dither mask. The results of the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243013 - Image processing device, printing device, image processing method, and image processing program: Provided is an image processing device for comparing a determination value adjusted by comparing the gradation values of pixels included in inputted image data and threshold values of a dither mask prepared in advance, and a corrected gradation value obtained by correcting the gradation value of the pixel by the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243011 - Profile creation method, profile creation program, and printing apparatus: A second chromaticity feature is corrected and approximated to a first chromaticity feature, a new limit value for an ink amount is determined based on the second chromaticity feature after the approximation, optimization is performed by designating an ink amount which is equal to or less than the newly determined... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243008 - Systems and methods for specifying color tolerance intent and implementation as part of a digital print workflow: Systems and methods are provided for enabling submission of color accuracy requirements with the submission of a print job. More specifically, a print job analysis system may be configured to receive a print job request having a color accuracy requirement level directly from a customer (or from an operator on... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20120243009 - Uv and ir specialty imaging methods and systems: Disclosed are methods and systems of processing work flow associated with a print job including Specialty Imaging such as UV and/or IR encoding. According to one exemplary embodiment, a printing system controller accesses a spatially structured ink composed of a plurality of non-overlapping primitive spot colors to render Specialty Imaging... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120243051 - Method for generating print data and a color printer system: A method for generating print data for digital color images uses a division of the images in windows. Each window is characterized as belonging to a predefined class, based on values of pixels in corresponding windows in at least two sub-images that are derived from the color image by a... Agent: Oce-technologies B.v.

20120243052 - Printing apparatus, printing method, printing data generation program, and dither mask generation method: A printing apparatus which forms dots, according to dot data generated through comparison of a grayscale value of each of pixels with each of threshold values of a dither mask. The printing apparatus forms the dots through division into a plurality of pixel groups having different printing conditions and performs... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243053 - Personal digital assistant based communication system: A bifurcated interface for integrated use in a fax-to-email system provides an alternative or additional method for command entry a fax-to-email system preferably through a remote, commercially available, personal digital assistant or like device modified by software to perform the command entry functions. Delivery of commands, and other data, from... Agent: Antopholi Software, LLC

20120243055 - Flexible structure descriptions for multi-page documents: A method for processing a batch of scanned images is provided. The method comprises processing the scanned images into documents. For documents of multiple pages, the method comprises maintaining a page-based coordinate system to specify a location of structures within a page and joining the pages to form a multi-page... Agent:

20120243054 - Method and system for performing an imaging function by an imaging device: A method for reducing time in performing an imaging function by an imaging device. The method includes receiving at least one media sheet against an image capture window of the imaging device, detecting whether a lid for covering the image capture window is closed, capturing an image of the at... Agent:

20120243056 - Paper-sheet management method and paper-sheet management system: A first identification number obtained by performing character recognition of each of a plurality of digits of an identification number and allocating predetermined characters to digits where characters cannot be determined and a second identification number representing an identification number that is the target of character recognition processing or search... Agent:

20120243057 - Information processing apparatus, computer readable medium storing program, and information processing method: An information processing apparatus includes an execution period specifying unit, a first calculation unit, and a second calculation unit. The execution period specifying unit specifies an execution period of each of plural image processing operations executed by plural image processing apparatuses within a given period of time in the past.... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120243059 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus having: a transparent plate having a first principal surface and a second principal surface; a carriage unit that carries a document such that the document passes through over the first principal surface; a reading unit that is opposed to the second principal surface and reads the... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120243058 - Image reading device: An image reading device having: a light source unit for irradiating a document on a reading point; an image pick-up element for receiving light reflected from the document on the reading point; and a light absorber; wherein the light source unit comprises: a light source for emitting light; and an... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120243060 - Reading apparatus and reading method: Provided is a reading apparatus that includes a light source that emits a light to a source material and a plurality of image pickup elements that each receive the light reflected by the source material, to thereby read the source material. The plurality of image pickup elements are each located... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243061 - Reading apparatus and reading method: Provided is a reading apparatus that includes a light source that emits a light to a source material and an image pickup element that receives the light reflected by the source material, to thereby read the source material. The image pickup element is disposed so as to move to a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120243062 - Image reading apparatus and method of controlling the same: An image reading apparatus includes an automatic document feeder, a first reading unit to read a first side of a document fed by the automatic document feeder and to function as a main reading unit, a second reading unit to read a second side of the document fed by the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

  
09/20/2012 > 54 patent applications in 16 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20120236340 - Image forming apparatus and method of discharging sheet in the same: Certain embodiments provide an image forming apparatus including: a main body configured to include a front surface and a rear surface; a printing section provided in the main body and configured to form an image on a sheet according to image data and print-output the sheet; an operation panel configured... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120236339 - Management apparatus, management system, management method, and storage medium: A management apparatus manages a plurality of image forming apparatuses as a connected unit, and receives failure information regarding failure that has been occurred from any one of the plurality of image forming apparatuses included in the connected unit. The management apparatus generates notification information indicating addressing processing for the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236341 - Recording device, method of controlling a recording device, and recording medium: Processes related to jobs received from a control device can be executed efficiently. An inkjet line printer 1 has a printer-side control unit 27 that, when receiving jobs, gets job-related information related to the received jobs from a host computer 25, and based on the acquired job-related information determines the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120236345 - Device, apparatus, and method of executing program from executing device, and recording medium storing executing control program: An information processing device is provided with a first executing device that stores a program therein for execution by a processor, and a connector that electrically connects the information processing device with a second executing device storing a program therein. When the second executing device is connected, the second executing... Agent:

20120236352 - Devices and methods for acquiring model information of a peripheral device by a computer: Device and methods for acquiring by a host device model information (model ID) of a device assigned in a new range are provided herein. In many embodiments, the device includes a model information storage unit that stores model information from either a first range or a second range outside the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120236351 - Image forming apparatus and display device: An image forming apparatus of the present embodiment is an image forming apparatus that executes a print job registered in a print queue. The image forming apparatus includes: an acquiring section configured to acquire a print job; a controller configured to determine if a print job newly acquired by the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120236350 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: An image forming apparatus includes a communication part that performs communication with an external device; an image processing part that processes image data that is received by the communication part and that is for forming an image; an image forming part that forms an image of the image data processed... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120236343 - Image forming apparatus and method for changing number of lines in band buffer based on memory size to be required: Disclosed herein is an image forming apparatus, including: a language analysis unit for analyzing print data and generating data having an intermediate format between the print data and bitmap data generated based on the print data; an image processing unit for rasterizing the generated data having the intermediate format for... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120236353 - Image forming apparatus, energy-conservation control method, and computer program product for energy conservation control: According to an embodiment, an image forming apparatus is connected to a network and is configured to transit into an energy-conservation standby state. The apparatus (PR) includes: a switching element that switches on/off power supply of a peripheral device connected thereto; and a control unit that controls on/off-switching operation of... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120236349 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and mail transfer apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a communication unit capable of transmitting and receiving a mail through a network; a data storage unit for storing the mail; a print unit for printing image data of the mail; a mail generation unit for generating a mail and an open mail notification instruction;... Agent:

20120236344 - Image processing system and image processing apparatus: A disclosed image processing system including plural image processing apparatuses connected by a network and an image printing part outputting a print by printing based on image information to be printed with a first image processing apparatus; an image reading part reading an image of the print and generating read... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120236354 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: It is an object to provide such a technique that when an apparatus which provides a plurality of functions is connected to a PC or the like, if a connection destination is the same apparatus type, a link to all of the functions of the apparatus is enabled to be... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236347 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling information processing apparatus, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a control unit that, in a case where it is determined that proxy response processing should be performed, performs control such that an inputted job is processed without causing the information processing apparatus to transition from a second power mode to a first power mode,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236348 - Information processing apparatus, multi function printer, image reading apparatus, and method for processing information: An information processing apparatus is used to send emails. An email generating section is configured to generate an email. The destination information for the email is received through an inputting section. An email transmitting section is configured to transmit the email to a destination. A destination address determining section is... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120236342 - Print job completion estimation mechanism: A method disclosed. The method includes receiving a print job, transmitting a query to two or more printers requesting a time estimate to print the print job at each of the two or more printers, receiving the time estimates from the two or more printers and selecting a first of... Agent:

20120236346 - Printer driver, information processing apparatus, and computer program product: A printer driver that cooperates with a plug-in that can be added thereto and removed therefrom includes: a determining unit that determines whether or not the plug-in is used at predetermined timing at which a printing process is hooked; a reading unit that reads the plug-in that is determined by... Agent:

20120236355 - Electronic device, data processing system, and computer-readable recording medium: An electronic device connected to at least another electronic device, the electronic device including a reception unit configured to receive an obtaining command, and an obtaining unit configured to obtain device data retained in at least one of the electronic device and the other electronic device. The device data includes... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120236356 - Image forming apparatus, interruption management method, and computer program product: A user-interface unit receives a request from a user. A control unit performs an execution control in response to the request received by the user-interface unit, and during an execution process, performs an interruption process and an authentication process. An application-logic unit provides a plurality of functions related to an... Agent:

20120236365 - Apparatus, system, and method of processing printing operation on home network: An apparatus, a system, and a method of processing a printing operation on a home network that searches an available media storage device upon a request of a printing job of predetermined contents, transmits an address of the searched media storage device, and prints printing contents transmitted to the address... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120236357 - Automated print job modification for reduced total and color page counts: Systems and methods for reducing total and/or color page counts are provided. The systems include a memory, including a print queue, and one or more processors. The processors are programmed to receive a print job. The print job includes a document formatted according to a page description language (PDL). The... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120236359 - Information processing apparatus, control method for information processing apparatus, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a management unit, a printer information acquisition unit, a status acquisition unit, a creation unit, and a transmission unit. The management unit manages printer information of a plurality of printers. The printer information acquisition unit acquires, from the managed printer information, printer information corresponding to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236364 - Interactive television system: A method of providing information to a viewer having a reading device, a television, an input device, and an output device includes transmitting a first digital signal to the reading device. The first digital signal includes information for display on the television. When the reading device receives the first digital... Agent:

20120236361 - Printing control apparatus, print setting processing method, and recording medium storing driver program therefor therein: For every execution of printing, a first print setting therefor is recorded into a log; as a result of a determination as to whether a second print setting regarding print data targeted for printing is recorded in the log, or not, if it is determined that the second print setting... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120236358 - Printing system and printing method for portable communication device: A printing system includes a portable communication device, a printing device and plural transmission channels. The printing device is used for receiving a to-be-printed data from the portable communication device, thereby performing a printing task. The plural transmission channels are selectively in communication with the portable communication device and the... Agent: Teco Image System Co., Ltd.

20120236360 - Printing system and recording medium: A printing system comprises a storage part for storing therein first history information on the number of responsible printing operations of each operator by orderer and second history information on the number of uses of each printer by operator, and a determination part for determining a responsible operator to be... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120236362 - Printing system, method for controlling power of printing system, and program: The present invention improves a power saving effect by dynamically switching a power supply state of a plurality of drawing processing apparatuses. In a printing system including an information processing apparatus configured to receive at the same time a plurality of print jobs requiring drawing processing, a plurality of drawing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236363 - Recording device, recording system, and method of controlling a recording device: Jobs can be executed continuously by using buffer efficiently. A printer-side control unit divides an image buffer into blocks of a size that can store at least the image data for the largest image included in the image data of an input job, and writes the image data for one... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120236327 - Common driver application device and method: A common driver application device and method. A first communication unit provides a communication interface with a first printing apparatus, a common printer driver unit loads from the first printing apparatus print information including default values for print options and an emulation type that the first printing apparatus supports, and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120236325 - Display control device, image formation data generating device, and information display system: In an embodiment, a display control device includes: a control unit configured to control the display and output of image data; a display information generating unit configured to generate display information including at least an image ID for identifying the image data and a display period whenever the image data... Agent:

20120236324 - Image forming device and starting method therefor: Disclosed is an image forming device including an engine unit that performs image processing; an engine control unit that controls the engine unit; and a controller that generates items of starting information. The controller transmits a first item of the starting information indicating a cause of the starting process, and... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120236326 - Method and apparatus for adjusting size of object included in printing target to be printed at predetermined reduction ratio: A method and apparatus for adjusting the size of an object included in a printing target to be printed according to a reduction ratio, the method including calculating at least one dimensional value of the object after the size of the object has been converted according to a reduction ratio,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120236328 - Print data creating device, print data creating method and print data creating program: A printer data generating device which is a raster image processor is provided. The raster image processor (RIP) includes, a dot displaced quantity detecting section detecting a displaced quantity of a hitting position of ink, a contour detecting section detecting one pixel corresponding to the contour, a dot size setting... Agent: Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.

20120236329 - Image formation apparatus and method for processing print setting information: Determination is made as to whether print setting information is designated for received print data, the print setting information being for designating a physical sheet size to be used for printing. When the print setting information is not designated and when specific character string information in the print data is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236330 - Printing and print data generating devices, computer-readable media for storing generating instructions, and methods of generating print data: A print data generating device includes an image orientation selecting portion and a print data generating portion. The image orientation selecting portion may select one image orientation of an image to be printed from several image orientations by using partial image data. The print data generating portion may generate print... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236338 - Color image forming apparatus and color adjustment method: A color image forming apparatus specifies print mode (media), forms a test image based on gradation levels of a plurality of colors according to the specified print mode (media), and detects the test image with a color sensor. The color image forming apparatus performs gray axis correction calculation based on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236335 - Image forming apparatus, control method of image forming apparatus, and program for executing control method: An image forming apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine whether printing is designated to be performed using a transparent recording agent with respect to an area to be printed with a color recording agent having a density lower than a threshold among areas included in input image data,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236333 - Image forming apparatus, information processing method in image forming apparatus, and storage medium storing program: Attribute information representing the attributes of a printing medium is stored for each printing medium. Upon receiving a print job which designates the attributes of a printing medium, it is determined whether attribute information representing the attributes designated by the print job is stored. When it is determined that the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236337 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus which converts first image data having grayscale value of a predetermined color space for each pixel into second image data having grayscale values of recording material colors of a printing section and having pixels of which the number is reduced to 1/n, includes grayscale value difference... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120236334 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product: An image processing apparatus that generates a pattern of a colorless recording material to form an image using the colorless recording material includes: a region dividing unit that divides an input image into a plurality of regions as divided regions using a designated algorithm and pixel values of pixels that... Agent:

20120236336 - Information processing apparatus, control method of the same and storage medium for the same: An information apparatus determines whether a number of color pages in a document data has increased, and when it is determined that the number of the color pages has not increased, page reduction processing is executed on specified pages in the document data, and when it is determined that the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236332 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and recording medium for storing programs: A predetermined quantity of parameter values, that are varied in stages, are generated on the basis of the value of a reference parameter input by a user. A print job is generated that includes a drawing command for printing a reduced image of image data, and this drawing command is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236331 - Systems and method for automatic color plan misregistration calibration: A system and a method for implementing an automatic color plan misregistration (CPR) calibration procedure on a printing device are provided. The system includes a printing device. The printing device includes a user interface configured to receive a set of user inputs corresponding to parameters of a desired print project.... Agent:

20120236366 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, image processing program and printing device: An image processing apparatus includes an area specifying unit for specifying a text area including a text with an achromatic color and a background with an achromatic color, in an image to be output; an inversion processing unit for inverting the brightness of achromatic colors only for the specified text... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120236367 - Image processing device, image processing system, and image processing method: An image processing device includes a multi-layer data acquiring part configured to acquire multi-layer data having a required-formation-amount-related value representing a value relating to a formation amount required to form an image, and an expanding part configured to expand, based on a correspondence relationship for expansion, the acquired multi-layer data... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120236368 - Image processing apparatus, document management server, and method of image processing: According to one embodiment, the image processing apparatus includes a printing control unit, an image reading unit, an extracting unit, a difference image extracting unit, and a determination unit. The printing control unit controls printing of a plurality of pages on one sheet of paper according to a print setting... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236369 - Color imaging archival system: A system for the long-term storage and high-speed retrieval of color images stored on semiconductor substrates. The images are stored on semiconductor substrates by utilizing semiconductor fabrication techniques to produce a plurality of images. A transparent thin-film dielectric varies in thickness to product a color palette.... Agent: Nanoark Corporation

20120236370 - Records management system and method with excerpts: A records management system and method that permits paper records to be tagged, stored and retrieved according to user criteria. The system includes a scanning module, a central server, one or more user workstations and an optical character recognition server. After scanning, the records may then be serialized and categorized... Agent:

20120236372 - Image reading apparatus and image reading method: According to one embodiment, an image reading apparatus includes a reading unit and an output unit. The reading unit is configured to selectively execute first reading processing for reading an image of a sheet conveyed at first conveying speed at first reading speed corresponding to the first conveying speed and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120236373 - Light-source control device, light-source control method, image reading device, and image forming apparatus: A light-source control device includes a light source including a first light emitter for emitting light and a second light emitter for emitting light due to the light emitted by the first light emitter; a constant current unit configured to maintain a current constant that is input via the light... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120236371 - Scanner assembly: A scanner assembly comprising the following components. A scan module having a first surface and configured to receive an image oriented along the first surface. A carriage having a thickness no thicker than a thickness of the scan module perpendicular to the first surface, the carriage configured to receive the... Agent:

20120236374 - Scanner apparatus: A scanner apparatus includes: a holder configured to hold a line sensor unit; a first spacer and a second spacer disposed on both sides of the line sensor unit in a longitudinal direction and configured to come into contact with the transparent plate; and a biasing unit configured to press... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120236375 - Image reading device and image forming apparatus: An image reading device includes an upstream-side conveying unit configured to convey an original; a reading unit configured to read an image of the original conveyed by the upstream-side conveying unit; and a guide unit arranged between the upstream-side conveying unit and the reading unit to guide the original. As... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120236377 - Control devices for scanning documents, systems including such control devices, and non-transitory, computer-readable media storing instructions for such control devices: A system including a reading device that reads an image from a document and a control device that controls the reading device is disclosed herein. The control device includes a processor and a memory storing computer-readable instructions. The computer-readable instructions instruct the processor to determine whether a read image read... Agent:

20120236376 - Scanning apparatus: A scanning apparatus capable of switching a scanning background includes a pair of glass plates, a pair of background boards pivoted to the glass plates and a driving mechanism. The glass plates are disposed in a frame and overlapped with each other. The two glass plates define two scanning areas... Agent: Foxlink Image Technology Co., Ltd.

  
09/13/2012 > 58 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20120229819 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and computer readable medium storing program: An image processing apparatus includes a setting unit and a correcting unit. The setting unit sets a gloss level of an image to be formed by forming plural toner images using a transparent toner and plural color toners having different colors and by fixing the plural toner images onto a... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120229820 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and computer readable medium storing program: An image processing apparatus includes a setting unit, a generating unit, and a converting unit. The setting unit sets a gloss level of each of plural areas into which an image is divided. The image is formed by forming plural toner images having different colors using plural first toners and... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120229830 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: There are included a converting unit configured to convert print data to a print data image for one side of the sheet; a converting unit configured to convert obtained code information to a code image; a generating unit configured to generate a code-embedded image obtained by synthesizing the code image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229837 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus (100) includes: an in-body copy receiving portion (90); a scanner portion (123); and an air blow portion (200). The in-body copy receiving portion (90) includes a copy receiving tray (91) to stack image-formed sheets thereon, the in-body copy receiving portion being disposed in the image forming... Agent:

20120229835 - Image processing apparatus and operating method thereof: An image processing apparatus includes: an input unit that inputs image data; a setting unit that sets, on the input image data, a sub process to be executed simultaneously with or subsequent to a main process; a determining unit that determines whether user specifying information or data type specifying information... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229836 - Image processing apparatus provided with an image memory used by a plurality of boards performing expanded data processings, backup processing method, and storage medium storing program readable by computer: An image processing apparatus for eliminating the necessity of providing a first control board with a power supply unit beforehand for backing up data stored in an image memory, and reducing the cost of the apparatus as a whole. To accomplish this, in an image processing apparatus including a system... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229834 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: A method for image processing executed by an image processing apparatus includes sequentially receiving PDL data and transferring a figure included in the PDL data to processing in a subsequent stage, assigning edge extraction processing as a unit of processing for extracting edge information for each transferred figure, merging the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229832 - Multifunction peripheral, multifunction peripheral control system, and multifunction peripheral control method: A multifunction peripheral of the present invention includes: a display section that displays an information display screen; a storage section that stores information display screen setting data including default conditions for preparing the information display screen; and an information display screen preparation section that prepares the information display screen on... Agent:

20120229831 - Power-supply control device, image processing apparatus, power-supply control method, and computer readable medium: A power-supply control device includes a power-supply-state transition control section, body-capable-of-movement detection sections, a time measuring section, a transition-instruction section, and an instruction-provision-time postponement section. The power-supply-state transition control section shifts a state of an operation target section from one state to another state among power-supply states and a non-power-supply... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120229833 - Printing system, information processing apparatus, control method, and computer-readable medium: An information processing apparatus which includes a printer driver for generating a print job of an intermediate data format independent of a printing apparatus of a specific model, comprises: a unit configured to register sheet information set in advance by a user as a user registration sheet; a unit configured... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229839 - Image forming apparatus, method for controlling image forming apparatus, and program: The present invention relates to an image forming apparatus capable of controlling an image forming unit and operating in any one of a plurality of power modes including a first power mode and a second power mode which consumes less power than the first power mode. The image forming apparatus... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229840 - Image processing apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium storing control program therefor: An image processing apparatus, which is capable of preventing increase in power consumption and operating normally in a first electric power mode even when returning to the first electric power mode from a second electric power mode by an unknown return factor. A storage unit stores a destination setting of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229838 - Print server, printing system, control method, and computer-readable medium: A print server comprises: unit configured to acquire an owner name of a user for specifying the user in an output apparatus, the owner name being set in advance in correspondence with user information of the user who issues the print instruction in the print server and being to be... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229849 - Client apparatus and control method thereof: A client apparatus analyzes document data to be printed by an image output apparatus. In accordance with the analysis result, the client apparatus transmits a print start message to instruct the image output apparatus to start print processing and then transmits the document data to a print service server apparatus... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229841 - Direct interface between printing device and peripheral device: A method and device connect a peripheral interface of a printing machine to an external peripheral device. The external peripheral device is a separate device from the printing machine. At least one external peripheral device menu is provided through a user interface of the printing machine and inputs are received... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120229848 - Distribution apparatus, distribution method, and recording medium: A distribution apparatus includes a determining part configured to determine whether a specified format in correspondence information matches the format of an input original material, the specified format being correlated with a corresponding distribution destination apparatus in the correspondence information; and a distributing part configured to distribute the input original... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120229852 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a data interpreting unit configured to interpret a printing condition of an entirety of a printing job when starting the printing job, and a job control unit configured to determine whether an occurrence of an error for the print job is predicted based on the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120229847 - Image forming apparatus, method for controlling the image forming apparatus, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus includes a generation unit and a preview control unit. The generation unit acquires print information from an input print job and generates a preview image for displaying, on a display unit, a print image of a page to be printed whose print processing by a printing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229853 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling the same, and recording medium: An image forming apparatus is connectable to a print server in which a print job is stored. A determination unit of the image forming apparatus deletes a print job stored in the print server and determined to be not executable by the determination unit on condition that an instruction to... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120229846 - Information processing apparatus, control method thereof and computer-readable medium: An information processing apparatus that is connectable via a network to a print server and a printer having at least one print function of local printing and printing mediated by the print server, comprises: a search unit configured to search for a printer connected to the network; a determination unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229851 - Information processing apparatus, printing control system, method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus is connected to a plurality of job servers storing a plurality of jobs and a plurality of image forming apparatuses executing the jobs through a communication network. The information processing apparatus includes a communication interface that receives a request for a job list of a user... Agent:

20120229842 - Machine screen image capture: Methods and systems are disclosed that generate a screen capture image together with processing selectable options for a user. The screen capture image is saved to a memory of the system and the selectable options are chosen to communicate with an external device and/or helpdesk where information related to the... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120229843 - Method for direct transfer from a portable device to a scanning device using optical codes: One embodiment provides a system for transferring a file from a portable device to a scanning device. During operation, the system displays an optical code associated with the file on the portable device. Next, the system detects successful scanning of the current optical code by the scanning device. Subsequently, the... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

20120229854 - Print data processing method, print driver, and control device: A media processing device executes a printing process that prints data created by a desired software program on the label side of a medium, and a write process that writes data to the medium, in a continuous operation. A production command step commands executing a media production process. An image... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120229844 - Printer: A printer may judge whether a first type of communication with the print mediation server. The printer may execute the first type of communication and receive a predetermined notification in a case where it is judged that the first type of communication is executable. The printer may, (A) execute, when... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229845 - Printer: A printer may receive a predetermined notification from a print mediation server. The predetermined notification may be a notification to be sent to the printer by the print mediation server when the print mediation server has stored specific print data and specific condition data indicating a specific print condition to... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229850 - Printing apparatus: This invention is directed to a printing apparatus, in which an extension board for PDL processing is added, capable of reducing a waiting time when returning from the power-saving mode upon reception of PDL data. To realize this, upon receiving PDL data before the extension board is ready for use,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229855 - Servicing a print request from a client system: A method and associated system for servicing a print request from a specific client system of a plurality of client systems. A network connection between the specific client system and at least two printer server systems is set up response to receiving the print request from the specific client system.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120229856 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling start, and start control program: According to an embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes: a memory unit that stores therein apparatus information on each function to be executed; and a control unit that reads the apparatus information stored in the memory unit to execute given control based on the apparatus information that is read; the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120229860 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling same, and storage medium on which computer program has been recorded: An information processing apparatus includes a print appearance acquisition unit configured to acquire print appearance information including information for integration printing; a group generation unit configured to generate one or a plurality of groups by grouping the plurality of objects; a page number calculation unit configured to calculate the number... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229858 - Method and system for double-sided printing of a series of sheets: A method and a system for double-sided printing of a series of sheets is provided. First printing data for being printed onto a first surface of the series of sheets are provided. The first printing data comprise a plurality of first subsets, each first subset for being printed onto one... Agent:

20120229857 - Moving labels in graphical output to avoid overprinting: A method for rendering a drawing, including: identifying fixed objects (FOs) having footprints within the drawing; identifying moveable objects (MOs) having locations within the drawing associated with the footprints; identifying, within a coarse pixel array (CPA), coarse pixels corresponding to the footprints; setting the coarse pixels corresponding to the footprints... Agent: Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.

20120229859 - Pattern generating apparatus, image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program: A pattern generating apparatus includes a setting unit, an identifying unit, and a generating unit. The setting unit sets a pattern area on a recording medium. The identifying unit identifies a position of the pattern area, which is arranged in a plane having a predetermined size with a specified position... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120229821 - Integrated contact image sensor module and image scanning system: An integrated contact image sensor module (CISM) is provided. A light switch circuit turns on a light source according to a light control signal. A contact image sensor captures an image when the light source is turned on and generates an analog signal corresponding to the image. An analog to... Agent:

20120229822 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming machine includes an image data memory, an image data mapper, and a printer. For an envelope, the image data memory stores image data to be printed on a back of the body and a face of the flap, as backside image data. Based on this data, the... Agent: Riso Kagaku Corporation

20120229823 - Output apparatus, system, control method, and storage medium storing a program: An output apparatus includes a generation unit configured to generate a two-dimensional code by encoding information indicative of the output apparatus, information indicative of an output time of an image output by the output apparatus, and information indicative of a page number and a print copy number when the image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229825 - Image forming apparatus, method for automatically editing document data, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image forming apparatus configured to store document data therein and to perform network communication is provided. The image forming apparatus includes a detection portion configured to detect, from a document to be saved, an unfinished part where a detection index and attribute data are described, the attribute data indicating... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120229829 - Image information processing method, image information processing apparatus, image processing apparatus, and recording medium: Disclosed is an image information processing apparatus that determines, based on image information, a region suitable for inspecting image forming performance of an image forming apparatus in an entire region of an image represented by the image information. The image information processing apparatus includes a segment region extraction unit that... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120229828 - Method and apparatus for colouring a cosmetic covering: The invention provides a method and apparatus for colouring a cosmetic covering. The apparatus includes image acquisition apparatus (18) operative to acquire an image of a part of a human or animal body to provide a digital colour image, processing apparatus (20) operative to determine a calibration transform for colours... Agent: Touch Emas Limited

20120229827 - Method for digital image adaptation for printing an image on a printing apparatus: An image dependent gamut mapping method for mapping source colors of an image to destination colors reproducible by a printing apparatus, each source color having a lightness component within a range between a source white point and a source black point, and each destination color having a lightness component within... Agent:

20120229826 - Method for digital image adaption for printing an image on a printing apparatus: A method for mapping source colors of an image to destination colors reproducible by an printing apparatus, the source colors and destination colors having a lightness component, wherein the transformation includes a translation and a rotation, the combination of which maps the source black point onto the destination black point... Agent:

20120229824 - Printing control apparatus and printing control method: Based on an input profile which regulates a corresponding relationship between an input gradation value of a device-dependent color space depending on a first printing apparatus and a gradation value of a device-independent color space, and an output profile which regulates a corresponding relationship between a gradation value of a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120229861 - Printing apparatus and printing method: A printing apparatus, which performs printing using a cyan ink, a magenta ink, a yellow ink, and two kinds of black inks, includes an image data acquisition section configured to acquire image data representing an image targeted for printing; a black line specification section configured to specify a black line... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120229863 - Idle color separation algorithm: An algorithm to control a printer wherein the separation set that is created for each print job is stored and managed in a storage unit within either the printer of the device that transmits the print job to the printer. The stored image separations are ranked or prioritized based on... Agent: Astro-med, Inc.

20120229865 - Method of halftoning an image: A method of halftoning an image wherein a source file that represents the image in the form of a first pixel array, in which at least one input colour value that is given by a first number of bits is assigned to each pixel, is electronically processed to compute an... Agent: Oce Technologies B.v.

20120229864 - Printing data generating apparatus, printing data generating method, and printing data generating program: A printing data generating apparatus acquires image data; classifies, upon causing a printer to execute a printing process for printing a line in an N-th main scanning operation between lines printed in (N−1)-th or earlier main scanning operations and printing a print unit formed with a plurality of lines by... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120229866 - Image forming apparatus and image density detecting method: An image forming apparatus performs pseudo gradation processing using dithering, and includes an image carrier; a plurality of light-emitting element arrays arranged in a main-scanning direction and including a plurality of light-emitting elements; an image forming unit performing lighting control of the arrays and forming a pattern image on the... Agent:

20120229862 - Print apparatus: A print apparatus includes an edge detector using attribute information, a screen processor which binarizes each pixel included in image data with a screen processing, a pulse width converter which converts each pixel included in the image data to pulse width data in accordance with an input gradation value, and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120229867 - Coded image processing system and method for controlling the same: A system capable of processing an coded image stores first information including information indicating output time when an image has been output from an output apparatus and information indicating a user who has instructed the output apparatus to output the image in association with second information including information indicating an... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229868 - Method of reading document image date: In a method of reading document image data scanned by a scanner apparatus, upon receipt of a scan start command from the data reception apparatus, memory areas are set for storing image data in a data storage section of the data reception apparatus to set a reading condition; a scan... Agent: Nisca Corporation

20120229869 - Optical reading device and control method for an optical reading device: An optical reading device has an optical reading unit having optical elements disposed in a line that reads a medium; a storage unit having a ring buffer formed in the storage space; and a control unit that writes scanned data read by the optical reading unit to the ring buffer,... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120229872 - Apparatus and methods for computerized authentication of electronic documents: A computerized method for authenticating documents having VIZ sections, the method comprising capturing an image of a document to be authenticated from a scanner and enhancing the captured image, and using a processor for identifying and cropping a VIZ section in the image.... Agent: Au10tix Limited

20120229871 - Image processing apparatus, an image processing method, a medium on which an image processing control program is recorded, an image evaluation device, an image evaluation method and a medium on which an image evaluation program is recorded: A method for image processing image data having a plurality of picture elements. While scanning the image data, a scanned picture element is determined to be sampled or not according to a plurality of sampling methods until the scanned picture element is displaced to a next picture element (to be... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120229870 - Panoramic image preparing method and three-dimensional laser scanner: A panoramic image preparing method comprises a step of setting a measurement range 70 so as to include objects to be measured 72, 73, and 74, a step of dividing the measurement range as required and setting two or more sections 71 and a step of synthesizing partial images 81... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Topcon

20120229873 - Apparatus with capability of detecting two-dimensional code: Since, for detecting a two-dimension code added to a document, the detection processing is performed by checking the four corners of the read image, if the user specifies an A3 size as a reading size of an image in the copy of an A4-size document, the two-dimensional code is not... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120229874 - Automatic address field identification: n

20120229875 - Reading device with shortcut read function: In some embodiments, a reading device is provided with a shortcut read mode in which a user can instruct the reading device of the type of document (e.g., invoice, package label, newspaper, etc.) that is to be read so that the device can more efficiently find and read back to... Agent:

20120229876 - Signal processing apparatus and method for processing multi-dimensional signals, and computer-readable medium: A signal processing apparatus and method for processing N-dimensional signals where N is an integer not smaller than 4 are disclosed. The signal processing apparatus includes a memory unit that stores reference values corresponding to combinations of each component of the N-dimensional signals; the memory unit has (M+1)×2N−M sub-memories which... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

  
09/06/2012 > 46 patent applications in 15 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20120224200 - Electronic device and pos terminal: Embodiments described herein relate to an electronic device including a device body, a touch panel type display unit, a printing unit, and a discharge port. The touch panel type display unit is attached to the device body through a support shaft and rotates about the support shaft to change a... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224202 - Printer and printer control method: A print data conversion area can be created to reflect that all printed slips are not the same size. A printer includes a conveyance unit that conveys checks with one edge following a guide extending in the conveyance direction, a length detection unit that detects the length of the conveyed... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120224201 - Printing device and printing method thereof: A printing device includes a printer body, a print unit, a detecting unit, and a control unit. The printer body includes a discharge port from which the printed medium is discharged. The print unit is provided within the printer body and configured to perform a printing operation on a medium.... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224206 - Image forming device and control method: An image forming device that operates in one of power-saving mode and normal mode by switching therebetween comprises: an automatic response unit configured to perform control to switch from the power-saving mode to the normal mode in accordance with a protocol on which a request issued by an information terminal... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120224208 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus that performs a drawing process with respect to resource information detected from predetermined PDL data includes a PDL interpreter unit for interpreting the resource information and changing a cache process with respect to the resource information corresponding to a characteristic of the resource information interpreted thereby.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224207 - Information processing apparatus, print setting method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a printer driver, a reception unit, a first and second determination unit, a transmission unit, and a change unit to instruct, via the printer driver, a printer to execute printing. The reception unit receives print data including setting data having setting values for print setting... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224209 - Information processing system, information processing method, and computer-readable recording medium: A client apparatus is coupled to a server apparatus via a network in an information processing system. In the server apparatus, installing of a plug-in file in a first storage apparatus is detected, binary image data of the detected plug-in file are written to a first storage area, and the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120224212 - Method and device for issuing tickets: The present invention discloses a ticket issuing method, comprising: step a: acquiring the image of a ticket paper for issuing a ticket, recognizing a ticket number from the image acquired and determining the validity of the ticket number recognized, to obtain a valid ticket number; step b: printing on the... Agent:

20120224210 - Method of and apparatus for image formation, and computer product: Common portions of applications are extracted as common system service. A platform is formed by the common system service and a general purpose OS. A printer application, a copy application, and various applications are mounted on the platform. As a result, each software (application) corresponding to a printer, a copier,... Agent:

20120224211 - Methods and systems for handling files for mfps utilizing external services: An exemplary embodiment of a system and method provides a determination of when a file/document format native to a device such as a multifunction peripheral (MFP) device should be handled natively by the MFP (default behavior) or preprocessed by an external service.... Agent:

20120224203 - Printing apparatus, method of preventing removal of document from being forgotten, and program: A printing apparatus includes a platen glass, a read part, a print part, a sheet receiving part, an important information detection unit to detect whether important information is included in the original document read by the read part, a paper existence detection unit to detect at least one of whether... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120224204 - Printing management device, printing management method, printing system and recording medium: A disclosed non-transitory computer-readable recording medium includes a printing management program. The printing management program, when processed by a processor, causes a computer to function as a registration receiving unit configured to receive registration of a sheet requirement of first sheets that is specified in a print job, a print... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120224205 - Signal processing circuit, image scanner, and image forming apparatus: A signal processing circuit includes a generator, a transmission unit, a control unit, and a mode selector. The generator generates a process-required signal. The transmission unit transmits the process-required signal to a unit disposed after the transmission unit. The control unit supplies respective control signal to the generator and transmission... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120224213 - Image processing device, image processing method and computer-readable medium: In a case of deleting a two-dimensional code for personal information protection, job control information within line two-dimensional code is deleted together, leading to being incapable of obtaining tracking information or performing job control. A control unit deletes tracking information within the extracted additional information, that is, in a case... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224214 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, method for controlling information processing apparatus, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a web browser which receives screen data from a web server on a network and display a screen based on the screen data, and a storage unit which stores a script used to acquire information stored in an external apparatus on the network. The information... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224215 - Printing system, control method therefor, and photo-direct printing apparatus: In a printing system in which a digital camera (DSC) and PD printer apparatus are directly connected via a USB, and image data is transmitted from the DSC to the PD printer apparatus and printed, Capability of the PD printer apparatus is transmitted from the PD printer apparatus to the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224222 - Computer readable information recording medium storing print job editing program, print job editing apparatus, print job editing method and printing system: A capability obtaining part obtains information of a capability of an apparatus that is connected with the computer or a capability of an apparatus that is used in a printing process in which the computer is used; a determination part determines, when the capability obtaining part has obtained the information... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120224217 - Device agent for distributed processing and printing: Systems and algorithmic processes directed to first and second image processing devices connected to a network for distributed processing/printing. The first device receives a print job from a user device, and divides the print job into a plurality of portions of the print job which require image processing prior to... Agent:

20120224221 - Non-transitory computer readable recording medium storing print management program, print management device, print management method, and print system: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium that stores a print management program causing a computer to function as a retrieval unit that retrieves information about first functions of an image forming device and information about second functions of plural second devices; and a determination unit that determines whether the second... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120224219 - Page description data processing apparatus, page description data processing method, print producing method, and recording medium: It is judged whether a dashed line pattern needs to be divided into a plurality of auxiliary dashed line patterns or not based on the configuration of the dashed line pattern. If it is decided that the dashed line pattern needs to be divided, an operator group which is descriptive... Agent:

20120224223 - Printer and data writing method in the printer: A printer includes a print unit, a conveying unit, an antenna unit and a moving unit. The print unit is configured to print on a recording medium having a wireless tag. The conveying unit is configured to convey the recording medium along a conveying path to the print unit. The... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224216 - Printer management system working with integrated management system: A printing system including: a print management system that includes a first type of printer, and a printer management client device that periodically reads data about first type of printer from the first type of printer; and an environment management system that includes an integration device that periodically retrieves the... Agent:

20120224224 - Printing apparatus and printing method: A printing apparatus according to the invention includes a reception section configured to receive a print job; a display section configured to display information relating to the received print job; and a printing execution section configured to execute printing based on the received print job. Further, the display section is... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120224220 - Printing management device, printing management method, printing system and recording medium: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium includes a printing management program, which, when processed by a computer, causes the computer to function as a scheduling unit configured to schedule a print job in an image forming apparatus, the print job having a printing capability that matches a printing capability set in... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120224218 - Printing management program, printing management apparatus, printing management method, and printing system: A printing management program is disclosed. The program causes a computer to function as a printing job accepting unit which accepts a printing job from a pre-process within a printing process; a printing setting change accepting unit which accepts, from a user, a change of a printing setting which is... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120224225 - Pharmacy network computer system and printer: The invention provides a network computer system and novel pharmacy printers and their methods of use wherein the local CS includes a pharmacy printer for printing pharmacy orders including prescriptions, and the pharmacy printer includes a pharmacy printer database storing drug information and association of a drug identifier with information... Agent: Catalina Marketing International, Inc.

20120224226 - System and method for linking terrestrial mail over a network: A system and method for linking terrestrial mail to the global computer network, e.g., the Internet, are provided. The system and method of the present disclosure will enable a user, e.g., a sender and/or recipient of a document, to link all types of terrestrial mail to the global computer network,... Agent: Reagan Inventions LLC

20120224190 - Data generating apparatus, and print apparatus: Text data corresponding to at least a part of a text contained in the file or picture data corresponding to at least a part of a picture contained in the file is extracted. Thumbnail data to be used as an index thumbnail using the extracted text data or the extracted... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224191 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus, including an image forming unit to form a full-color image on an intermediate transfer member; a pattern image forming unit to form a pattern image on the intermediate transfer member for correcting image forming conditions; a pattern image detecting unit to detect the pattern image; a... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120224192 - Printing apparatus, printing control method, and storage medium: A printing apparatus that is configured to, in order to efficiently execute printing by suitably skipping a page that is not to be printed, receive information about an attribute of paper to be skipped without printing, and based on information about the received attribute, print a page that does not... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224198 - Image forming apparatus, setting method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with setting program: An image forming apparatus includes a setting screen displaying portion to display a setting screen on a display portion, an input screen displaying portion to display an input screen including input keys on the display portion, a position detecting portion to detect a position designated by a user on a... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120224197 - Information processing apparatus, printing system, and method for controlling the same: An information processing apparatus includes a storage unit, an installation unit, a processing unit, and a transmission unit. The storage unit stores data to be printed in an intermediate format independent of a specific model of a printing apparatus. The installation unit installs a printer driver corresponding to a printing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224196 - Method and device to sort pixel data in a print data stream: In a method and a device to sort pixel data in a print data stream, a data sorting memory is used configured so that it can be written per column and read per row. The pixel data are entered per column into the data sorting memory in the order of... Agent:

20120224199 - Profile creation method, profile creation program, and printing apparatus: A second chromaticity value feature is corrected and approximated to a first chromaticity value feature, a new limit value for an ink amount is determined based on the second chromaticity value feature after the approximation, optimization is performed by designating an ink amount which is equal to or less than... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120224193 - Web substrates having wide color gamut indicia printed thereon: A web substrate having indicia comprising X colors disposed thereon is disclosed. The indicia are disposed upon the web substrate by a contact printing system adapted to print the X colors upon the web substrate utilizing X−Y printing components. X and Y are whole numbers, 0<Y<X, and X>1. Each of... Agent:

20120224194 - Web substrates having wide color gamut indicia printed thereon: A paper product having at least one ply, a basis weight of greater than 18 g/m2, and indicia having L*a*b* color values disposed thereon is disclosed. The web substrate is defined by the difference in CIELab coordinate values disposed inside the boundary described by a first system of equations and... Agent:

20120224195 - Web substrates having wide color gamut indicia printed thereon: A paper product having at least one ply, a basis weight of greater than 18 g/m2, and indicia having L*a*b* color values disposed thereon is disclosed. The indicia disposed upon the web substrate has a color value defined by the CIELab coordinate values disposed inside the boundary described by the... Agent:

20120224227 - Print control device, print control method, and print control program: A print control device which controls a printing device to print a plurality of images on a long sheet-shaped print substrate includes a halftone switching section that switches between a dither method and an error diffusion method to be performed during halftone processing, and a halftone processing section that subjects... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120224228 - Printing controller, printing control method, and printing control program: A printing controller includes a reprint information acquisition section that acquires reprint information as information relating to a second image to be reprinted out of a plurality of first images having been printed on a printing medium, and an output section that prints the second image. The reprint information includes... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120224229 - Printing medium, information processing method, information processing device: A printing medium that is capable of expressing vivid colors without increasing the number of colors and capable of suppressing a printing cost of a dot pattern printing, an information processing method, and an information processing device that use the printing medium are provided that make it possible to perform... Agent:

20120224231 - Apparatus and method for processing a recording medium with embedded information: An apparatus for processing a recording medium with embedded information comprises: a passage mechanism including a first passage, a loop passage and recording medium conveying rollers, wherein a first opening and a second opening of the loop passage are connected to the tail end of the first passage; a first... Agent: Shandong New Beiyang Information Technology Co., Ltd.

20120224230 - Watermarking comprising ultraviolet curable solid inks and methods for producing the same: The present embodiments relate to a method of watermarking using a curable gel ink, and in particular, the curable gel ink is an ultraviolet (UV) curable gel ink that can be used in digital printing methods such as ink jet printing. The present embodiments provide improved scratch and rub resistance... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120224232 - Image forming apparatus, electronic mail delivery server, and information processing apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes an information delivery apparatus including an analysis unit and a first display controller. The analysis unit analyzes data to extract data elements. The first display controller displays preview of the data elements on a first display unit. A data element selected from the preview is... Agent:

20120224233 - Facsimile control apparatus: A facsimile control apparatus includes a main control unit configured so that power supply to the main control unit is shut off while the facsimile control apparatus is in an energy-saving mode; a first switching unit configured to switch the power supply to the main control unit on/off; and a... Agent:

20120224234 - Control method for image reading system: In a control method for an image reading system comprising an image scanning apparatus selectively reading an original as a reflective or transmissive original, an image processing apparatus receiving image data read by the image scanning apparatus and executing image processing of the image data, an operating unit, and a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120224235 - Two-dimensional light scanning apparatus: A two-dimensional light scanning apparatus includes: a deflector to drive at a resonance frequency in a main scanning direction and a sub-scanning direction different from the main scanning direction; a position sensor to detect a scanning position of the deflector; a resonance frequency predicting part to predict the resonance frequency... Agent: Pioneer Corporation

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