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Facsimile and static presentation processing October categorized by USPTO classification 10/12

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10/25/2012 > 51 patent applications in 13 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification

20120268751 - Image forming apparatus: The image forming apparatus according to the present invention comprises a first guide plate 45 located along the transport direction of recording media, a second guide plate 46 that are provided facing the first guide plates along the transport direction, and air blower 47 and 48 in the transport paths... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120268764 - Apparatus and method for reproducing document images: An apparatus for reproducing document images is provided. The apparatus includes an image-capturing device, a processing module, an operation interface and an image-output device. The image-capturing device captures a first-side image and a second-side image of a first sheet of a document and produces first-side image data and second-side image... Agent:

20120268762 - Document with an integrated display and method of manufacture the same:

20120268767 - Information processing apparatus, image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a selection section. When the information processing apparatus makes an image forming apparatus perform image formation on a presentation file including first information on a first output image and second information on a second target output image associated with the first output image based on... Agent:

20120268768 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, control method therefor, and storage medium: In an information processing system of the invention, when authentication using authentication information from a Web browser of an MFP succeeds, a server generates a session ID, and transmits screen information added with the session ID to the Web browser. The Web browser accepts an operation through an operation screen... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268763 - Information processing apparatus, pdl data conversion method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus that converts PDL data into PDL data having a hierarchical structure is provided. The information processing apparatus acquires the number of records in PDL data and creates a template including nodes in a record layer, which correspond to records in a one-to-one relationship and are equal... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268765 - Layout evaluating apparatus: Disclosed is a layout evaluating apparatus including: a detecting unit to detect an action of a user who provides a print instruction to a shared device which is shared by a plurality of users and has a print function, the action being involved with the print instruction; a judging unit... Agent:

20120268766 - Multifunction peripheral and program used therein: A multifunction peripheral includes two types of communication parts that communicate based on communication destination information, a communication designation information database in which identification information are stored, and a post-process controller that determines that the communication destination information for a same destination is updated when either one of the communication... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120268761 - Paper feeding appratus for image forming apparatus: A paper feeding apparatus for an image forming apparatus and a method of the same are disclosed. The paper feeding apparatus for an image forming apparatus, the paper feeding apparatus comprises a paper pick-up unit adapted to pick up a paper sheet from a paper stack in a paper cassette;... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120268770 - Image forming apparatus and method of transferring administrative authority of authentication print data: An image forming apparatus includes a print administration unit for printing authentication print data; a server unit for providing a service; an authentication unit for controlling the server unit; and a notification transmission unit for transmitting a notice. The authentication unit obtains individual identification information. The server unit controls the... Agent:

20120268771 - Multi-functional printer device displaying faulted sheets: An image processing apparatus has a control section, at least one sheet conveying system, at least one image conversion section and a user interface section having an associated display. The image conversion section includes a scanning function and/or a printing function, wherein the sheet conveying system is for conveying a... Agent: Oce-technologies B.v.

20120268769 - Print relay system, image forming apparatus, system control method, and program: A print relay system determines whether a printing function (capability) of an image forming apparatus corresponding to user authority setting has been registered in a printing service. Having determined that the printing function has been registered, the print relay system enables other users having the same authority to share the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268779 - Apparatus and method of controlling electric power supply, and recording medium storing electric power supply control program: An image processing apparatus includes a memory provided with a first memory area and a second memory area, and a processor that stores program related data in the first memory area and image related data in the second memory area, separately. When the image processing apparatus is in an energy... Agent:

20120268782 - Image forming apparatus and method for the same: An image forming apparatus stores setting information received from an external device in a temporary region, and compares device identification information acquired from the setting information with device identification information of the image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus determines a reflection level used to reflect each setting included in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268783 - Image forming apparatus and method for the same: An image forming apparatus compares device identification information acquired from XML setting information received from a connected device with device identification information of the image forming apparatus, and determines an import level based on a comparison result. The image forming apparatus extracts a setting according to the import level using... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268787 - Image forming apparatus, communication device, and cartridge: This invention provides an image forming apparatus which communicates with a plurality of cartridges without increasing its circuit dimension. To accomplish this, the apparatus includes a control circuit having an output terminal for outputting a clock signal and data signal used to generate a transmission signal to the cartridge, and... Agent:

20120268785 - Image processing system, job execution method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with job execution program: Each of a plurality of process execution portions includes an accumulation portion to accumulate a job in which the first process among processes not yet executed is an in-charge process, and a batch processing portion to execute the in-charge process on combination data including one or more data on condition... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120268780 - Information processing apparatus and image output system: An information processing apparatus searches the image output apparatus connected to a network according to an image output system decided based on user operation and obtains device information and state information thereof. Then, the device information and the state information are displayed on a search result display portion of a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268784 - Information processing apparatus that displays operation screen and control method therefor: An information processing apparatus that is capable of controlling a screen appropriately even when a screen is switched while processing a job. A Web browser receives screen data from an external apparatus, displays an operation screen based on the screen data, transfers a processing instruction based on a user's operation... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268773 - Mechanism for remotely facilitating authorization and activation of laboratory print media labeling: A method for remotely facilitating labeling of laboratory media may include placing a user request at a computing system serving as a remote computing system, the user request including print content to remotely facilitate labeling of a laboratory media within a laboratory environment. The laboratory media may include at least... Agent:

20120268776 - Mobile phone and method for copying and processing data: A method for copying and processing a desired part selected from a display on a touch screen of a mobile phone marks the selected part and receives a processing mode for processing the marked part. The method copies the marked part and stored the marked part as a temporary image... Agent: Chi Mei Communication Systems, Inc.

20120268774 - Optical data transmission system for direct digital marking systems: An apparatus for printing a latent image includes a light source, a photodetector, a rotary contact, a power supply, driving electronics and a plurality of thin-film transistors. The light sources receives the digital data signals and transmits encoded optical data signals. The photodetector receives the encoded optical data signals and... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120268775 - Portable standalone controller for optical disc label printers: A portable standalone controller for optical disc label printers has at least one output port and a processing unit. The at least one output port is for connecting to at least one optical disc label printer. The processing unit connects to the at least one output, receives label content, transmits... Agent:

20120268778 - Print relay system, printing system, image forming apparatus, method for controlling print relay system, and program: When it is determined that a desired printing result can be acquired without converting print data of a print server, a print job is generated to acquire the print data not via a relay virtual printer.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268781 - Printing system, printer, printing control method of printing system, and program: A printing system including a printer and an information processing apparatus, wherein the information processing apparatus comprises: an information-at-generation obtaining section which obtains management information of the printer when the printing data is generated; a printing data generating section which generates the printing data; a printing start instructing section which... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120268786 - Recording device, method of controlling a recording device, and storage medium storing a program run by a control unit that controls a recording device: Processing delays are prevented even when the number of processes executed to control a recording device increases. The printer-side control unit of a recording device having plural devices includes a drive control unit that drives the device by executing a control job; an operating sequence control unit that creates an... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120268777 - Systems and methods for driverless, peer-to-peer mobile printing: o

20120268772 - Systems and methods for visually previewing finished printed document or package: A thin client system and methods are disclosed for previewing a finished printed document or package in which a client computer system prompts a user to select from a predefined list of view positions and allows user selection or entry of view angles, a view position distance, and displayed page... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120268788 - Control for user management information in image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a determining unit configured to determine whether or not the image forming apparatus is in a system operating state of being constructed in such a manner as to supply the paper, on which the first image data is printed, via the output unit to the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268791 - Image forming apparatus and control method of image forming apparatus: A technique can prevent a parameter that is not to be read and set from history information and related to image formation from being read and reset from the history information. A method for controlling an image forming apparatus, includes setting a parameter for an adjustment item related to image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268789 - Image forming apparatus and method for controlling image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus specifies a factor why a decrease of a data transfer rate to the storing unit occurs in consideration of a vibration source that vibrates along with image forming processing of an image forming apparatus, and notifies the factor to a user. A control method for controlling... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268790 - Image forming apparatus and method of controlling the apparatus: An image forming apparatus according to the present invention is capable of connecting a removable storage device that stores operation data controlling an operation of the image forming apparatus. When a shutdown instruction of the image forming apparatus is received from a user, it is determined whether or not it... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268794 - Curve vectorization with preserved tangents at endpoints: A method of vectoring a curve having an endpoint and a tangent associated with the curve at the endpoint. The method determines a first point on the curve following the endpoint where a perpendicular distance between a first linear segment, joining the first point and the endpoint, and the curve,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268793 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a rotatable image bearing member provided with a mark; a driving portion for rotationally driving the image bearing member; a first detecting portion for detecting speed information of the image bearing member by detecting the mark moved in a predetermined first distance; a second detecting... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268792 - Print processing apparatus, print processing method, and print control program: The print processing apparatus can set to perform either the page layout process for each page of the book-bound sheet bundle or the page layout process for the spread pages for the book-bound sheet bundle during bookbinding printing. At the time of combining the page layout function with the bookbinding... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268795 - Web widget fir formatting web content: A method for formatting website content for printing includes providing a web widget to a user's computer. Content from a website viewable on the user's computer can be analyzed and extracted via an application server engaged by the web widget. The extracted content can be transformed into a desired format... Agent:

20120268752 - Data processing apparatus, data processing method and inkjet printing apparatus: A data processing apparatus, a data processing method and an inkjet printing apparatus are offered that are capable of reducing, in any kind of image, the occurrence of color unevenness while achieving a high speed output via a bi-directional printing. In order to achieve this, forward scan print ratio and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268753 - Information processing apparatus, print setting method, and computer-readable medium: An information processing apparatus comprises: a holding unit configured to hold an output size and a paper type to be used by a printing apparatus when printing original data; a conflict processing unit configured to determine, based on a conflict condition, a conflict relationship representing an unselectable combination of a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268754 - Method of forming characters for microprint and image forming apparatus using the same: Disclosed is a method of forming characters for microprint and an image forming apparatus using the same. The method of forming characters for microprint includes determining for every image character a size font taking into account the rules to create small prints, rasterizing a character into a bitmap, skeletonizing the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120268757 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes a storage device having a plurality of storage sections to store divided data for image formation, an image forming section to form an image based on the data stored in the storage device and a control section to control the storage device. The control section... Agent:

20120268758 - Image forming device and image forming method: An image forming device includes a first development unit configured to form a first image on a recording medium with a first developer, a second development unit configured to form a second image on the recording medium with at least one of a plurality of second developers that are different... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120268759 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: In order to eliminate image deterioration based on the characteristics of an output device upon execution of edge emphasis processing, an image processing apparatus includes a setting unit which sets a print characteristic on the print medium, a region setting unit which sets a region, a brightness value derivation unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268756 - Label data processing apparatus and label data processing method: A label data processing apparatus including: a label data storage unit configured to store one or more label data for printing a label; and a display unit configured to switch and display, per label, an editing screen including at least a portion of text data included in each label data,... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120268760 - Print processing device and control method with registration of unregistered language required to perform function: A print processing device including a printing unit to print an image on a sheet, a reading unit to read a sheet, an operation unit including keys to be operated by a user, a print control unit to cause the printing unit to print either a first sheet for selecting... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268755 - Printing system color validation swatch methods and systems: Disclosed are methods, apparatus and systems of characterizing a color rendering performance of a printing system. According to one exemplary method, a user operated UI provides instructions to a printing system to automatically execute a color validation swatch process during the execution of a print job. The user provided instructions... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120268796 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling drawing processing, and recording medium storing drawing processing control program: An image forming apparatus provided with a first drawing processor and a second drawing processor, includes a converter to convert a data format of drawing processing data from a data format suitable for the first drawing processor to a data format suitable for the second drawing processor, and a process... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120268797 - Image communication apparatus that performs facsimile transmission, method of controlling the image communication apparatus, and storage medium: An image communication apparatus enabling reduction of line occupation time and communication charge. The image communication apparatus generates image data for high-speed transmission and image data for low-speed transmission from input image data. Before transmission of image data, it is determined whether high-speed transmission of the image data is possible.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120268798 - Image reading apparatus and method for processing images: An image reading apparatus reads image information of an original document to produce image data having different data sizes. An image converting section converts the image information into a plurality of items of image data. A display section displays a plurality of items of information on the plurality of items... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120268800 - Document scanning system using multiple image sensors and method of the same: A image generating apparatus and method for scanning documents using multiple image sensors are disclosed. The image generation apparatus comprises a glass plate configured to hold a document placed upside down on the glass plate; a calibration pattern placed on the glass plate; a plurality of image sensors arranged under... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120268799 - Process and apparatus for re-usable media by image removal: Various embodiments provide methods and apparatuses for removing a printed image and/or image portion(s) of a printed image from at least one side of a media by one or more optical ablations such that the media can be ready for reuse.... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120268801 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus is provided. The image reading apparatus includes a first transparent section to have a first original sheet set thereon, a second transparent section to have a second original sheet conveyed by a sheet conveyer, a reader unit being movable in a sub-scanning direction to read the... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

  
10/18/2012 > 32 patent applications in 15 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification

20120262745 - Printing system including a plurality of image forming apparatuses connected with each other, and method for controlling the same: The printing system is configured so that a sheet discharge unit of a first image forming apparatus is connected to a sheet feeding unit of a second image forming apparatus, and a sheet on which an image is formed by the first image forming apparatus is supplied to the second... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120262746 - Sheet feeding apparatus, and image reading and forming apparatus: A sheet feeding apparatus includes a sheet feeding unit configured to feed stacked sheets, a detection unit configured to detect, from a side opposite the sheet feeding unit, sheet movement with respect to the stacked sheets, and a determination unit configured to determine that a sheet being fed by the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120262747 - Image forming apparatus, image forming processing setting method, and recording medium having recorded thereon computer program for the image forming processing setting method: An image forming apparatus includes: an image acquiring section configured to acquire an image formation target page image; a display control section configured to perform processing for displaying the page image in a preview display area; an operation-input acquiring section configured to acquire a first operation input for designating a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120262751 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus equipped with a sleep function and for forming an image using an image forming unit and a control method thereof. The image forming apparatus includes a control unit that controls the image forming unit. When a job is received in a sleep state, a port number... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120262750 - Image forming apparatus and method of adjusting image: An image forming apparatus includes plural image forming units of plural colors, each including a print head including plural LED chips aligned in a main scanning direction; a screen angle selecting unit that selects screen angles for the plural colors respectively based on the amounts of skew of the plural... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120262752 - Image forming apparatus, application control method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with application control program: An image forming apparatus having a plurality of application programs installed therein includes a related application starting portion and an integrated display portion. The related application starting portion is operable, in response to a start of a reference application program which is an arbitrary one of the plurality of application... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120262749 - Image output system: An authentication processing portion of an MFP requests user authentication to a server based on user information including at least a user ID input from a mobile terminal apparatus or an operation panel. The server has a user authentication portion which performs the user authentication and a UI instruction portion... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120262748 - System and method of processing documents protected under a digital rights management scheme: A method of printing a document may include receiving a print stream including a document to be printed and a license associated with the document that may include one or more digital rights management (DRM) privileges. The method may include identifying output management operations associated with printing the document, and,... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120262757 - Communication terminal connecting to ip network, and image data transmission method: Typically, a communication terminal according to an embodiment is a communication terminal for transmitting image data to a transmission destination communication terminal through an initiation protocol (IP) network. The communication terminal includes a display unit, a data size calculation unit, an acquisition unit, a projection calculation unit, and a display... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120262755 - Image processing apparatus, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a connection unit that is connected to an external storage device, an image reading unit that reads image data to be stored on the external storage device at least, a controller that controls power to be supplied to the image reading unit by selecting between... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120262758 - Intra-device communication in a locked print architecture: Techniques are provided for processing a job, such as a print job or a facsimile (fax) job. A printing device comprises multiple modules that are developed in different programming languages. An inter-process communication channel is established between (a) a first module that is developed in a platform-independent programming language and... Agent:

20120262756 - Position detecting apparatus, position detecting method, and image forming apparatus: According to one embodiment, a position detecting apparatus including a display device includes three receiving units provided on the rear surface side of the display device and configured to receive a radio signal from a device provided on the front surface side of the display device, an intensity detecting device... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120262753 - Print service identification: Print services are identified. For example, a particular print services provider for handling a print job for a particular client computing device may be identified from among multiple different print services providers, each of which may offer one or more print services for printing content. Thereafter, a specific print service... Agent:

20120262754 - Systems and methods for obtaining a resource: One example discloses a network system for obtaining a network resource for printing. The network system can comprise a system comprising a memory for storing computer executable instructions and a processing unit for accessing the memory and executing the computer executable instructions. The computer executable instructions can comprise a server... Agent:

20120262759 - Setting apparatus, setting method, and program: A setting apparatus capable of setting a length of a margin provided for a recording medium on which an image is recorded by a recording unit confirms information about a length of an outer periphery when the recording medium on which the image is recorded is rolled in a roll... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120262735 - Method and apparatus for gaming promotional printer: A method and apparatus for a promotional module for use within a cashless enabled gaming machine or vending machine are disclosed. A promotional module includes a coupon database describing a stack of coupons that are specified using a template based couponing printer language. A coupon is selected for creation and... Agent: Futurelogic, Inc.

20120262736 - Data processor, data processing method and program: Provided are a data processing method and a data processor for ink jet printing, which are capable of achieving uniform and high-quality images while stabilizing density and color development in each of pixels. To this end, a mask pattern for setting permission and non-permission to print dots in each area... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120262744 - Color job reprint set-up for a printing system: A printing system is provided for enabling a consistent color job re-print comprising a plurality of image marking engines. The system includes printing a master test image document printed by at least a first image marking engine. The master test image can have a data glyph and a plurality of... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120262740 - Image forming apparatus, method, and program: An image forming apparatus comprising a receiving unit that receives a print command, an analyzing unit that analyzes the received print command, a converting unit that converts the received print command into CMYK when the analysis by the analyzing unit shows that a spot color is designated for the received... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120262741 - Image printer, image printing method and recording medium storing image printing program: An image printer is an image printer including a pictorial tone changing/printing function to change original image data to image data having a different pictorial tone from that of the original data for printing on a printing medium and includes an original image storage unit, an address book storage unit... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120262738 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus comprises: means for performing color-reduction processing for a block; means for comparing color data of respective pixels in the block, thereby specifying a placement pattern of the color data included in the block; means for extracting, as first color data, color data corresponding to a pixel... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120262742 - Image processing apparatus, print control method, recording medium storing print control program: An image processing apparatus includes a display unit; a screen control unit configured to control display of operation screens on the display unit so that there are more operation procedures for color printing compared to monochrome printing in printing operations performed by a user; a setting change unit configured to... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120262739 - Intermediate transfer belt and image forming apparatus: To provide an intermediate transfer belt, containing a base, an elastic layer formed on the base, and spherical particles deposited on a surface of the elastic layer, in which wherein the elastic layer has micro rubber hardness of 40° or lower in the environment of 10° C. and 15% RH,... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120262737 - Previewing and imaging system: A previewing device that includes a covering member coupled to an imaging surface and a sensing unit operatively coupled to the covering member. The sensing unit is adapted to automatically capture an image corresponding to the imaging surface upon detecting the covering member is in a closed configuration. A preview... Agent:

20120262743 - Wide-format color printer: A wide-format color printer includes a carriage, an ink carrier (2) disposed on the carriage, a motor (3) for driving the carriage and a guide-rail frame (4). The motor is mounted on the carriage and a motor wheel (3-1) of the motor is fitted to a guide rail (4-1) of... Agent:

20120262760 - Image forming apparatus, method for controlling image forming apparatus, and storage medium: In a case where a reusable object extracted from a print job and is subjected to transformation processing upon reuse thereof, a print device executes halftone processing taking into account the transformation indicated by the transformation processing for the reusable object, and generates image data to store the generated image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120262761 - Device, system, and method of fax relay: Device, system, and method of fax relay. For example, a fax relay apparatus includes a fax relay session controller which includes: a first converter to convert non-V.34 fax relay streams which are based on non-V.34 modulation and which are incoming from an Internet Protocol (IP) network into V.34 fax relay... Agent:

20120262762 - Method for signaling a facsimile pass through mode over a voip voice service: A method (250) for signaling a facsimile pass through mode over a voice over internet protocol voice service is disclosed. The method (250) includes: establishing (260) a voice over internet protocol call; detecting (270) that a facsimile tone has been received by a sender; and sending (280) a facsimile pass... Agent: General Instrument Corporation

20120262763 - Automatically-activated image scanning device: An automatically-activated image scanning device includes a platform, a light source, an image sensor, a driving unit and a controller. The platform is configured for supporting an object. The light source is configured for providing illuminating light. The image sensor is configured for capturing reflected light from the object reflecting... Agent:

20120262764 - Handheld portable scanner: The present invention relates to a scanner and more particularly pertains to a handheld portable scanner with integrated technologies which effectively combines lighting, electronics and mechanical technologies and has a small size and convenient portability, which comprises a scanner housing, a battery, scanning components and image processing components. The scanning... Agent: Sky Light Electronic (shenzhen) Limited

20120262765 - Sheet conveyance device, image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus using sheet conveyance device: A sheet conveyance device that is capable of correcting skew of a sheet like an index sheet without complicating a use setting and without increasing a cost significantly. A plurality of conveyance units are arranged in a direction intersecting a sheet conveyance direction to convey a sheet. At least three... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120262766 - Auto document feeder and document feeding method: An auto-document feeder includes a first image scanning section configured to scan an image on first side of documents, a paper feeding section configured to feed the documents one by one, from which images are read by the first image scanning section, a paper discharge section which discharges the documents... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

  
10/11/2012 > 46 patent applications in 16 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification

20120257231 - Image reading apparatus, control method for image reading apparatus, and storage medium: An image reading apparatus includes a conveyance unit, a reading unit, a detection unit, and a control unit. The conveyance unit conveys a document via a conveyance path. The reading unit reads an image of a first surface or a second surface of the document conveyed by the conveyance unit.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257230 - Image reading apparatus, control method of image reading apparatus, and storage medium: An image reading apparatus includes a feeding unit, a reading unit, a storing unit, a determining unit, and a control unit. The control unit controls the reading unit so that an image on a second side of a first document is read after a first side of the first document... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257229 - Image reading apparatus, image reading apparatus control method, and storage medium: An image reading apparatus includes a reading unit to read an original document first side, reverse the original document, and read an image on a second side of the original document and includes a control unit. The control unit controls the reading by either a first or second reading method.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257232 - Printing apparatus, print control method, and program: A printing apparatus for performing job printing includes a reception unit configured to receive information about a print unit with respect to the job and information about an attribute of recording medium to be used in the print processing, and a printing unit configured to print the job using the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257235 - Actuator, optical scanner, and image forming apparatus: An actuator including a movable portion that swings about a swing axis, a connecting portion that extends from the movable portion and torsionally deforms in response to the swinging of the movable portion, and a support portion that supports the connecting portion, wherein the movable portion is so shaped that... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120257237 - Capturing symbolic information from documents upon printing: An MMR system for publishing comprises a plurality of mobile devices, an MMR gateway, an MMR matching unit, and an MMR publisher. A computer includes a document authoring application, plug-in, and printer driver. The MMR matching unit receives an image query from the MMR gateway and sends it to one... Agent: Ricoh Company Ltd.

20120257234 - Facsimile apparatus: A facsimile apparatus includes a common setting which specifies whether a report regarding facsimile transmission is to be outputted, or not, and a specific setting which specifies whether an output of the report regarding facsimile transmission is to be permitted, or not, for each of at least one destination of... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120257233 - Image reading system, image reading apparatus, and control methods and programs thereof: The image reading apparatus selects a transmission destination information processing apparatus to which image data read from an original is to be transmitted, refers to registered information registered in advance in a memory, and when the selected transmission destination information processing apparatus has not been registered as an information processing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257236 - Server apparatus and method for the same: A driver management unit of a management server develops non-[1:1] type association information generated in a batch association creation mode into [1:1] type association information. On the other hand, the driver management unit stores association information created in an ordinary association creation mode in a data storage unit without performing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257238 - Usb print: There is disclosed a multifunction peripheral device, a method, and apparatus for processing a document from a portable data storage device. The multifunction peripheral device may have a port for receiving a portable data storage device and an input unit to receive user input of a selected function for an... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba Tec.

20120257241 - Image processing apparatus, controlling method of image processing apparatus, and program: The present invention relates to a constitution of an image processing apparatus which holds a job to be received to a volatile memory and processes the held job, comprising: a non-volatile memory; a setting unit configured to set a transition condition for transitioning a power supply for the volatile memory... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257240 - Image processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: A plurality of licenses included in a package license and respectively corresponding to a plurality of applications is stored in a first storage unit, the plurality of applications is stored in a second storage unit, and a product information table associating product information with application information for identifying each of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257242 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus and method includes determining whether print data is limited in a number of times of printing, determining whether a setting of storing the print data in the information processing apparatus is valid, and stopping transmission of the print data in a case where it is determined... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257243 - Information processing apparatus, print control method, and storage medium: An issue is solved by determining whether print data includes identification information indicating that there is a target content to which a restriction on a number of times of printing is set, storing determination information for authorizing a reprinting process to be performed when an error occurring in printing the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257239 - Method and apparatus for automated determination of expiration of an image production device that is currently in use by a customer: A method and apparatus for automated determination of expiration of an image production device that is currently in use by a customer is disclosed. The method may include retrieving values related to a currently used image production device, determining an existing life value based on the retrieved values, retrieving values... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120257244 - Printing apparatus, control method for the same, and storage medium: In a printing apparatus, control is performed such that, among buttons displayed by a display means, if while a first button for inputting a setting with respect to a job to be executed by the printing apparatus is in the touched state, a touch operation is furthermore performed on a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257245 - Autoselected print paths: A method for autoselecting a print path includes autoselecting a connection path between a computing device and a printer from an ordered connection list stored in a memory of the computing device and communicating image data from the computing device to the printer over the autoselected connection path using communication... Agent:

20120257249 - Cloud and html based fax and document management system: A web-browser/web server method of signing documents, in particular faxes and email attachments. Documents are sent to the web server, often by analog or electronic fax reception, email attachment, or upload. At the web server, the images of the documents are converted to an image layer, and are signed, manipulated,... Agent:

20120257251 - Control apparatus and processing method therefor: A control apparatus controls execution of a job subsequent to a preceding job based on the results of executing the preceding job when executing a plurality of jobs cooperated as job cooperation. The control apparatus holds an execution result obtained by executing the preceding job; acquires the held execution result;... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257247 - Image forming apparatus, and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus operable in a first power mode and a second power mode. The image forming apparatus includes a communication unit configured to communicate with an external apparatus, a control unit configured to be communicably connected to the communication unit to process data transmitted from the communication unit,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257248 - Image forming apparatus, network system, and method for controlling image forming apparatus: An update control unit of an image forming apparatus notifies a start of application of firmware to a distribution server in a case where the application of the firmware delivered from the distribution server and stored in a HDD is started in response to an instruction from a user. The... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257250 - Print control method and device: The invention provides a print control method, comprising the steps of: detecting a state of a printing paper of a printing device; acquiring the length of a ticket to be printed when the printing device is in a paper near end state; judging whether the printing paper in the printing... Agent: Shandong New Beiyang Information Technology Co., Ltd.

20120257252 - Print workflow automation: Illustrative systems and methods provide a graphical user interface for establishing parameters for printing and finishing print jobs. In an illustrative system and method, print job parameters are defined, for example: by establishing print parameters corresponding to the position of a document in a print job and/or the position of... Agent:

20120257246 - Receiving individual documents to serve: Methods and systems for quickly serving documents are provided. Documents may be served to users, for example, in response to search query inputs. Documents may be individually communicated to a document server prior to batching the documents. By individually communicating documents to document servers, the document experiences sub-second latency before... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120257254 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method and computer-readable storage medium: An image forming apparatus is provided with a storage unit for storing setting information including at least a size of a substitute recording medium, and a processing unit for executing a print instruction by automatically changing a size of a recording medium to be used to the size of the... Agent:

20120257253 - Image forming device and image forming method: If a fallback processing involving lossy compression occurs in PDL data including a special pattern, such as a texture pattern, an electronic watermark, or an Anoto pattern, the performance of the special pattern cannot be sufficiently exhibited by image degradation due to the compression. Moreover, in order to obtain an... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257255 - Data transformation: A hierarchical tree is received that includes nodes. The nodes include a leaf node and a non-leaf node. The leaf node points to the non-leaf node, and specifies original data. The non-leaf node specifies a script to transform the original data to generate transformed data. The script is executed to... Agent:

20120257220 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes a character identifying unit configured to identify character data of black from color image data; a character data generating unit configured to add character data of a color other than black to the character data of black as additional character data to generate combined character... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120257221 - Image processing device and program: An image processing device for determining whether to carry out color printing or monochrome printing to achieve a printing operation on a print sheet based on an original document, the device including: a determination area obtaining unit configured to automatically obtain a partial area of the original document estimated to... Agent: Riso Kagaku Corporation

20120257222 - Printer, paper, roll holder therof, and paper end detecting mechanism: A paper roll holder, a printer having the same and a paper end detecting mechanism are disclosed. The paper roll holder comprises a turning plate, which upper surface forms a first arc groove close to a rotation centre and a second arc groove far away from the rotation centre; an... Agent: Shandong New Beiyang Information Technology Co., Ltd

20120257225 - Image forming apparatus for forming color image having tint easy to see for user: An image forming apparatus includes: a display section to display plural patterns having the same shape and different tints on the same screen; a selecting section which a user selects a desired pattern from the plural patterns displayed on the display section; a determining section which the user inputs a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120257226 - Image processing device and program: An image processing device to receive print data generated based on image data of an original document, the original document including color pixels and being determined to be printed by color printing, and to store the received print data in a storage unit in preparation for a possible reprinting operation... Agent: Riso Kagaku Corporation

20120257228 - Ink jet printing apparatus, image processing apparatus, and method for processing image: An ink jet printing apparatus which inhibits possible bleeding by thinning color data adjacent to black data and enables printing free from image quality degradation such as gradation skip is provided. Specifically, when only one pixel has color data and pixels located vertically and horizontally adjacent to that pixel have... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257227 - Method for generating an optimized printer calibration: In order to optimize the calibration tables of a printer, and to improve the calibration for combined printing with respect to one-dimensional calibration, a method for optimized printer calibration is proposed, comprising the following method steps: a) for each primary color, the maximal value is colorimetrically limited; b) each primary... Agent: Gmg Gmbh & Co. Kg

20120257223 - Multi-function printer and calibrating method for multi-function printer: A multi-function printer and a method for calibrating the multi-function printer is disclosed The calibrating method for a printer comprises printing a calibration pattern on a medium by the printer; obtaining a scanned image of the calibration pattern on the medium printed by the printer; comparing the scanned image against... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120257224 - Printing apparatus: A printing apparatus receives information indicating a type of printing medium from an information processing apparatus, and determines whether data for performing color correction corresponding to the type of printing medium indicated by the information is stored. If it is determined that the data is stored, the printing apparatus transmits... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257257 - Image processing apparatus: Even when image processing such as halftone processing and zoom processing is performed, it is enabled to execute image processing at high speed. When controlling image processing which is performed by each of a first image processing portion and a second image processing portion in parallel and independently from each... Agent:

20120257256 - Processing condition selecting apparatus, processing condition selecting method, and storage medium: A processing condition selecting apparatus, a processing condition selecting method, and a storage medium storing a program therein serve to evaluate the production aptitude of a print under a signal processing condition, based on image forming information with respect to the print and prescribed evaluation criteria, to thereby generate a... Agent:

20120257258 - Print system, printing apparatus used in the print system, printing method, and storage medium storing program: Upon receiving information that indicates the type of printing medium from an information processing apparatus, a printing apparatus determines whether a parameter corresponding to the type of printing medium indicated by the information is stored. When it is determined that the parameter is stored, the printing apparatus transmits the parameter... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120257259 - Recording media deciding apparatus, image forming apparatus and recording media deciding method: A recording media deciding apparatus has: a light radiating portion which radiates light having a uniform light amount on a range corresponding to an image capturing range of a first surface of a bundle of recording media; a light detecting portion which captures an image of light emitted from a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120257260 - Image reading apparatus, moving body fixing structure, and electronic equipment: An image reading apparatus includes: a moving body on which a catch receiving portion is formed and which is movable in a predetermined direction; a fixing body on which a catching portion is formed to catch the catch receiving portion, and which is movable in a direction substantially orthogonal to... Agent: Nec Access Technica, Ltd.

20120257261 - Actuator and optical scanner:

20120257262 - Light scanning device and image formation apparatus: A light scanning device includes: a movable section which has a light reflection section reflecting light and oscillates around an oscillating axis and in which a maximum deflection angle thereof is variable; and a detection section which detects the maximum deflection angle of the movable section, wherein the detection section... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120257264 - Decolorizing device, sheet decolorizing method, and recording medium for recording decolorizing process program: According to an embodiment, a decolorizing section is placed on a downstream side of a first reading section in a sheet transferring direction. A second reading section is placed on a downstream side of the decolorizing section in the sheet transferring direction. A controller is configured to determine if the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120257263 - Image processing apparatus and method for controlling same: A scanner unit of a multifunction printer (MFP) increases the speed of the movement of the scanner head, lowers the scanning resolution and uses only a single scanning channel during the scanning of a blank area, and decreases the speed of the movement of the scanner head, increases the scanning... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120257265 - One-pass filtering and infrared-visible light decorrelation to reduce noise and distortions: A scanning device includes a scanning mechanism and a processing mechanism. The scanning mechanism scans an image fixed on a medium to generate a digital infrared representation of the image and a digital visible light representation of the image. The processing mechanism substantially reduces effects of noise and distortions within... Agent:

  
10/04/2012 > 85 patent applications in 26 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification

20120250034 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus comprises: conveyance rollers for conveying paper to an image forming unit; a curved paper path for guiding paper conveyed by the conveyance rollers; and registration rollers, which are located at a downstream side of the paper path in a paper conveyance direction, for regulating the tip... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250035 - Image forming device and system having the image forming device and terminal device: In an image forming device, an edge expansion unit executes an edge expansion process on an edge of an object by modifying image data so as to expand at least a first toner layer at the edge by a predetermined number of pixels' worth of width so that a surface... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250049 - Method, device, and computer-readable medium for determining and implementing changes in the machine settings of a print processing machine: A method, a device, and a computer readable medium may be provided for operating a print processing machine. The print processing machine may have a gross capacity (BP), a net capacity (NP), and/or a number (N) of devices in communication with the print processing machine. The net capacity (NP) may... Agent: Mueller Martini Holding Ag

20120250062 - printing device for producing finished product by one-pass sheet-feed and operation method of the same: A printing device for producing finished product by one-pass sheet-feed may include a sheet-conveying unit, stamping-control units, a die-cutting unit, a waste edges removing unit, a blanking unit, a waste removing unit, and a conveying mechanism. The operation method of the device may include transferring a single sheet to the... Agent: Masterwork Machinery Co., Ltd

20120250061 - Image processing apparatus, computer program product, and preview image displaying method: An image processing apparatus includes a system control unit, and a display control unit. The system control unit judges whether a setting item that is newly selected on a preview image is mutually exclusive with a setting item that has already been selected on the preview image. The display control... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120250056 - Image processing apparatus, data processing method of image processing apparatus, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine whether a predetermined communication protocol is a type of communication protocol that requires a response to an inquiry command, and a control unit configured not to switch a multitask mode setting if the determination unit determines that the predetermined... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250055 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing method, image processing program, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes a receiving unit to receive imaging processing information indicating how to process raw image data; a storage interface, to which an external storage device is detachably attachable, to access data stored in the external storage device; and a storage controller to store the raw image... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120250052 - Image processing device: A method for generating a hardcopy document, including: receiving, by a printer, a direct print request for an Office Open XML (OOXML) document having a plurality of pages; identifying, by the printer, a tag in the OOXML document specifying a multiple page printing feature (MPPF) for the plurality of pages,... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Inc.

20120250059 - Image recording system, image recording apparatus, and computer usable medium therefor: An image recording system is provided. The image recording system includes an image recording apparatus, a mobile terminal to wirelessly manipulate the image recording apparatus and including a display device, a receiver to receive a signal from one of the image recording apparatus and the mobile terminal, a distance determining... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250054 - Line width measuring device, line width measuring method, image processing apparatus, image processing system, and computer readable medium: A line width measuring device includes an acquisition unit, an extraction unit, and a generation unit. The acquisition unit that acquires a binary image that is obtained by reading a medium having a line width sample printed thereon with an image reading device, the line width sample representing output characteristics... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120250053 - Method and system for handling sub-jobs: A method of managing a plurality of print jobs executed by an image forming apparatus, which includes: processing a plurality of sub-print jobs that constitute a print job for printing by the image forming apparatus; assigning the plurality of sub-print jobs to a print job management module; managing the processing... Agent: Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.

20120250060 - Operation device and operation method: An operation device according to the present disclosure includes a number of hard keys, a function icon display unit, a condition icon display unit, a function item receiving unit, a function item change unit, a condition item receiving unit, and a setting condition receiving unit. The function icon display unit... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120250057 - Optical reading device and image forming apparatus provided with the same: An optical reading device includes a housing, a document platen member, a scanning unit, a cable and an insulating sheet. The cable includes a first end which is fixed to the scanning unit, a second end which is fixed to the bottom plate and an intermediate portion which is held... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120250058 - Printing control apparatus, image forming apparatus and printing system: A printing control apparatus connected via a network with one or more of image forming apparatuses includes: a power source detection section which detects an image forming apparatus turned on; and a setting section which sets a mode shift time for shifting from a normal power mode to a power... Agent:

20120250050 - Reconfigurable user input/output device: A readily reconfigurable self-contained self-service user input/output including an input/output assembly accessible by a user, the assembly being readily configurable to be used in more than one type of user configuration or application and at least one peripheral device removably secured in a desired position about the periphery of the... Agent:

20120250051 - Scan back control of stacked received faxes: A method of selectively printing facsimiles on an image forming apparatus, the method includes the steps of: receiving incoming facsimiles on the image forming apparatus, each of the incoming facsimiles having one or more pages; printing at least one page of each of the incoming facsimiles; storing an entirety of... Agent: Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.

20120250068 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a memory, an image forming device, an authentication device, and a control device. The authentication device performs user authentication. The control device determines whether the stored job requires user authentication. The control device permits the image forming unit to form an image based on the... Agent:

20120250067 - Image forming system and computer readable medium storing program: An image forming system includes an information management unit, at least one image forming unit, an authenticating unit, a determining unit, an adding unit, a notifying unit, and a controller. The information management unit stores and manages print information. Each image forming unit forms an image on a recording medium... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120250070 - Image forming system, image forming apparatus, and information processing device: An image forming system may include an image forming apparatus, an information processing device configured to send print data to the image forming apparatus, and a destination device configured to receive error information sent from the image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus may include a control device configured to... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250066 - Image forming system, information management server, and computer readable medium storing program: An image forming system includes an information management unit, a determining unit, and at least one image forming unit. The information management unit stores and manages print information. The determining unit determines whether or not execution of a printing process regarding the print information is allowed. Each image forming unit... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120250064 - Method and apparatus for preventing premature or unnecessary replacement of a consumable used in an image production device: A method and apparatus for preventing premature or unnecessary replacement of a consumable used in an image production device is disclosed. The method may include sensing the removal of the consumable from the image production device, determining if the removed consumable's life span is greater than a predetermined threshold, the... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120250065 - Method for generating optical codes for a print-context: One embodiment provides a system for printing a document from a portable device. During operation, the system captures an image of an optical code that identifies a printing device, wherein the optical code is displayed on a panel of the printing device or is printed by the printing device. Next,... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

20120250069 - Printing apparatus and error processing method thereof: When a simple error for which power off is unnecessary for the error resolution is generated, a movement process is executed without waiting to receive the button operation of the user, when conditions including a paper jam possibility condition are satisfied in a case where a motor error in which... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120250063 - Raster output scanner with beam delay compensation to counteract jitter and wiper-induced banding: Methods and raster output scanner (ROS) systems are presented in which beam delay values are set for an array of ROS light sources based on wiper error and jitter error with column alignment achieved at an alignment location spaced from a center of scan (COS) location toward an end of... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120250083 - Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and storage medium storing a program: A data processing apparatus combines a plurality of files selected by a user to generate a single file, generates a job for image processing to be executed on the single file, based on the generated single file, and sets identification information identifying the job as attribute information of each of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250073 - Delayed content production: A method for locating network resources includes determining a distance between a client device and each of a plurality of network resources. For each of the network resources, a subset of a plurality of location tags is selected. The subset for a given network resource is selected according to the... Agent:

20120250088 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: The present invention is directed to an image forming apparatus which can reduce power supply to a first control unit when the image forming apparatus operates in a power saving mode and cause an image forming unit to perform a specific operation without using the first control unit, and a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250086 - Image forming system: An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus and a server connected to a network. The image forming apparatus shows a first operation screen image for setting basic information related to image formation on an operation unit. The first operation screen image includes an activation area causing an external... Agent:

20120250080 - Image output instructing device, image output instructing method, and storage medium: An image output instructing device includes a receiving unit that receives an image output instruction to information processing devices selected from information processing devices including at least a first information processing device belonging to a first group and at least a second information processing device belonging to a second group;... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120250091 - Image processing apparatus, device control program, and power control method: An image processing apparatus is provided that includes plural devices, a device control unit associated with each of the devices for controlling a power status of each of the devices according to a relevant power mode, and power mode setting unit for setting the relevant power mode to the device... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120250078 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program: An image processing apparatus includes: a structure information acquisition portion that acquires, from a list which is included in each of plural pieces of image data sorted in a predetermined order and is formed of rows and columns, structure information which includes row information including at least the number of... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120250090 - Image processing appartus and method: An apparatus for executing image processing by a plurality of serially connected image processing modules stores, in memory, set values for the plurality of image processing modules and image data to be processed by the plurality of image processing modules, adds headers to respective ones of the set values and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250079 - Image reading device and non-transitory computer readable medium storing image reading control program: An image reading device includes: a reading unit that reads image data of a document; a communication unit that communicates with an external apparatus; a start unit that receives a start instruction transmitted from the outside through the communication unit and starts the reading unit; a display; a first screen... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120250085 - Information processing apparatus and method for managing peripheral device: An information processing apparatus for displaying a peripheral device management screen to manage a peripheral device includes a storage unit, a management screen forming unit, an installation determination unit, a display determination unit, and a display control unit. The storage unit stores peripheral device management information that defines information to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250077 - Information processing apparatus, computer readable medium storing program for performing processing, and information processing method: An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit, a storage unit, at least one rasterization processing unit, a saving unit, a calculation unit, a determination unit, and a notification unit. The receiving unit receives print information described in a page description language. The storage unit stores the received print information.... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120250089 - Method for analyzing usage of printers: The present invention provides a method for analyzing usage of printers. A method in accordance with an embodiment includes: obtaining from at least one printer information about a plurality of print tasks performed by each printer, wherein the information about print tasks at least contains information of print requesters, print... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120250074 - Methods and systems for fulfillment of a print request: An electronic message is received from a sender having a destination address indicative of a request to print data included in the message. A printer is determined to fulfill the request based at least in part on the sender address and a printer characteristic. The data to be printed is... Agent:

20120250082 - Nonvolatile storage medium storing image-forming-data transmitting program, mobile terminal, and control method therefor: A nonvolatile storage medium storing an image-forming-data transmitting program readable by a computer of a mobile terminal including: a sensor for outputting sensor information indicating at least one of a movement and an orientation of the mobile terminal; a communication portion for communicating with an image forming apparatus for forming... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250087 - Printing apparatus and printing method: When data is input, print setting information of the data is preserved, and if two pieces of previous and present print setting information are not present, print job data starts to be created, and job start “JS”, print setting information, printing command, image data are added. On the other hand,... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120250084 - Storage medium storing printer driver and information processing apparatus: A storage medium stores a printer driver that controls an information processing apparatus. The printer driver, when executed, causes the information processing apparatus to provide an application with setting values corresponding to options for an item for specifying a print setting and a driver setting option value corresponding to a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250072 - Systems and methods for defining print settings using an input interface: This is directed to systems, methods, and computer-readable media for defining print settings. In some cases, particular motions of the device can be associated with print settings. In a print settings mode, when the electronic device detects a motion of the device, the device can identify a print setting associated... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120250071 - Systems and methods for defining print settings using device movements: This is directed to systems, methods, and computer-readable media for defining print settings. In some cases, particular motions of the device can be associated with print settings. In a print settings mode, when the electronic device detects a motion of the device, the device can identify a print setting associated... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120250076 - Systems and methods for managing a print job: One example discloses a network system for managing a print job. The network system can comprise a printing system. The printing system can comprise a memory for storing computer executable instructions and a processing unit for accessing the memory and executing the computer executable instructions. The computer executable instructions can... Agent:

20120250075 - Template-based installation of workflow systems in a print shop environment: Systems and methods are provided for installing workflow servers for a print shop. One embodiment is a system that installs a workflow server for a print shop. The system accesses installation templates, configured for different categories of print shop, that describe a set of print shop resources expected to exist... Agent:

20120250081 - Terminal device and method for controlling the same: In a terminal device, a first requesting unit performs a first request requesting a web server for transmission of first web page data based on web-page information specifying data, the first web page data being specified by the web-page information specifying data and that corresponding to a first web-page-displaying software... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250092 - Print management for plurality of print requests in image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus according to the present disclosure includes a buffering unit, an information storage unit, a print processing unit, and a print management unit. The buffering unit receives print requests transmitted from the information processing apparatuses. The information storage unit stores information about documents that are requested to... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120250093 - Image forming apparatus that buffers data in a storage device and reduces delays in process: An image forming apparatus includes a processor, and a storage controller that writes band data to a storage device and reads the band data. The processor: (a) generates a write-side process and a read-side process; (b) generates a write-side thread by the write-side process; (c) generates a read-side thread and... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120250094 - Image forming apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus includes a renderer configured to render a one page amount of image data based on intermediate data generated by either a first execution unit or a second execution unit, a printer engine configured to form image data of a page rendered by the renderer on a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250036 - Layout template, layout data generating apparatus, and layout data generating method and program: In an area data group of a layout template, information pieces regarding a working-plate area, a paper area, a prepress-working area, a folding area, and a page area are defined as variables. Furthermore, in an accessory data group, the positions of accessories to be associated with the above respective areas... Agent: Dainippon Screen Mfg Co., Ltd.

20120250037 - Method and apparatus for compensation of arbitrary banding sources using inline sensing and control: A method for compensation of banding in a marking platform includes: initiating a signature learning mode; establishing a timing reference after marking modules have achieved constant velocity; marking a test pattern over multiple intervals of a lowest fundamental frequency among marking modules; obtaining image data for the test pattern from... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120250038 - Image forming apparatus, program for the same, and method for monitoring recording medium conveyance in the same: An image forming apparatus may include a conveyor unit configured to convey a recording medium along a conveying path, first and second sensors disposed in the conveying path and configured to detect the recording medium, a memory, and a controller configured to determine whether a length of the recording medium... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250039 - System and method for presenting information to a user: A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for presenting information to a user are presented. Information to be presented to the user is received, where the information has a predetermined format. An identifier for the user is obtained. A visual acuity for the... Agent:

20120250040 - Recording position error measurement apparatus and method, image forming apparatus and method, and computer-readable medium: A recording position error measurement apparatus includes a read image signal acquisition device and a signal processing device having: a dividing device which divides pixel series of the read image signal into sequences having different remainder values so as to generate image signals of the respective sequences; a prediction signal... Agent:

20120250042 - Bi-color -image-signal generating apparatus, image forming system, bi-color -image-signal generation method, and computer-readable medium: A bi-color-image-signal generating apparatus includes a reception unit and a generating unit. The reception unit receives specification of a specified color in a case of generating a bi-color image signal from a color image signal. The bi-color image signal has color components representing two colors which are an achromatic color... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120250047 - Equipment for carrying out the quality control of material printed on paper or plastic bands: Equipment for carrying out the quality control of material printed on paper or plastic bands, comprising a first part for un-winding the band, a central part for the control and correction of errors and a final part for re-winding the band, where the central part for the control and correction... Agent: Prati S.r.l.

20120250046 - Image forming apparatus to save toner and method to control the same: An image forming apparatus to save toner, which can increase the sharpness of printed data (for example, images or characters) on a printing medium while achieving toner saving, and a method to control the same. The image forming apparatus includes a determinator, a storage unit, and a halftoning processor. The... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120250043 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing image forming program: An image forming apparatus includes a two-color printing unit that prints a document image in two colors, a specific image adding unit that adds a specific image to the document image when the document image is printed in two colors, a printing unit that performs a printing process with color... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120250048 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to externally receive print data including information on an attribute of an image to print, a rasterizing unit configured to generate raster image data based on the print data received by the receiving unit, an attribute data generating unit configured to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250041 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer readable medium: An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit, a rasterization processing unit, a saving unit, a detector, a conversion unit, a storage unit, and a removing unit. The receiving unit receives print information described in a page description language. The rasterization processing unit performs a rasterization process of converting the... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120250044 - Print color managing apparatus, print color managing method, and recording medium: Color management conditions concerning management of color accuracy in a printing apparatus are set, and colorimetric values of color patches printed as color specimens by the printing apparatus are acquired in association with a printing time of the color patches. An execution period for a calibration process on the printing... Agent:

20120250045 - Print system: A print controller sets, in response to reception of an inquiry related to dimensions of unprintable area as an area not allowing printing of a document from a document data creating unit, dimensions of the unprintable area to default values or values smaller than the default values. The set dimensions... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250095 - Method and printing system for gray balance correction of a printing process, computer program product and computer program storage device: A method and a printing system for gray balance correction of a printing process include determining first color values at/on a gray axis of a color space of a reference printing process. These first color values determine tonal values describing a corrected gray balance of the target printing process. To... Agent: Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Ag

20120250096 - Image processor: An image processor includes a tone converter operable when a pixel of input image data is determined as having a value greater in color saturation than a prescribed saturation value. In this operation, the tone converter changes a threshold for each color in a dither matrix associated with the pixel... Agent: Riso Kagaku Corporation

20120250097 - Control device, image forming apparatus, and control method: A control device includes a toner-density-related value identifying unit, a supply-amount-related value identifying unit, and a correcting unit. The toner-density-related value identifying unit identifies a toner-density-related value indicating the ratio of toner in developer including toner and carrier and contained in a developing unit that contains and agitates the developer.... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120250098 - Image forming apparatus to detect density unevenness and density unevenness detection device: An image forming apparatus comprising: an image forming section to carry out image formation of a linear test pattern; a measurement section to measure a line width of one line of the linear test pattern at a plurality of measurement points; and a detection section to detect density unevenness, wherein... Agent:

20120250099 - Facsimile device: A facsimile device includes a facsimile receiving unit that receives facsimile data transmitted from a transmission source device, a storing unit that stores identification information and transmission source information of the facsimile data received by the facsimile receiving unit in a storing portion. The identification information distinguishes the facsimile data... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250100 - Controlling device for controlling scan performing unit: A controlling device may cause a scan performing unit to perform either a first type of scan or a second type of scan. In the first type of scan, a document may be moved with respect to optical elements while the optical elements are not moved, and in a second... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250102 - Controlling device for controlling scan performing unit: A controlling device for controlling a scan performing unit may determine a specific optical resolution from among a plurality of optical resolutions by utilizing specific information given from a user, cause the scan performing unit to perform a scan of a document in accordance with the specific optical resolution, perform... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250103 - Device, system, and method for scanning paper media: A system for scanning paper media includes at least one microprocessor and a scanner connected to the microprocessor. The scanner is configured to simultaneously scan o or more printed pages using nuclear magnetic resonance and wherein the scanner is configured to send a three-dimensional data set to the microprocessor representing... Agent:

20120250101 - Image processing device: An image processing device may calculate, by utilizing scan data obtained by a scan of a document including a natural image in accordance with a specific optical resolution, a first type of index value for classifying the document, determine an output resolution by utilizing the first type of index value,... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250104 - Method for reading sequentially a manuscript group made of plural sheets: A method is provided for reading sequentially a manuscript group made of plural sheets and dividing the manuscript group into manuscript data. The manuscript group made of the plural sheets is read sequentially to produce reading data. Each reading data of the sheet produced at the reading step is analyzed... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120250105 - Method of analyzing digital document images: Analyzing an input image, the input image being one of a digitized image stored in a memory or a scanned image from a scanner. Forming a feature image from the input image by dividing the input image into a plurality of blocks of pixels, thus associating each block of pixels... Agent:

20120250107 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer readable medium storing program: An image processing apparatus includes a header acquiring part, a table connection determining part, and a table connecting part. The header acquiring part acquires a header from a table, having rows and columns, included in each of plural pieces of image data arranged in a predetermined order. The table connection... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120250106 - Method, device and system for updating an application on a mobile device: The instant disclosure is related to updating an application on a mobile device without using mobile network bandwidth. The mobile device initiates the application to be updated on the mobile device to scan an encoded image of a predetermined pattern from a source. It is followed by decoding of the... Agent: Infosys Technologies Ltd.

20120250108 - Document scanner, an associated method of operating a document scanner, and an associated program storage device: Disclosed are embodiments of document scanner, a method and a program storage device wherein the scan mode is automatically adjusted to fall within standards established to prevent vision damage and/or discomfort and to still allow for high-resolution scanning. Specifically, the platen cover of the document scanner can be operatively connected... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120250110 - Image reading device and image forming apparatus: The present disclosure relates to an image reading device, including: a light emitting portion; a light guiding member; a holding member that holds the light emitting portion and the light guiding member; and a case member that holds the holding member. In the image reading device, the light guiding member... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120250111 - Image reading device and image forming apparatus: An image reading device has a light emitting unit. The light emitting unit has a light emitting portion, a light guiding member, a holding member and a case member. The light guiding member is disposed along a main scanning direction, and an end portion of the light guiding member faces... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20120250109 - Image-reading device and manufacturing method thereof: A first light intensity curve is defined as a relationship between a first light intensity and a distance from a first reading unit. The first light intensity represents intensity of light that is part of a reflected light reflected off a first irradiated subject positioned at a distance from the... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250112 - Image processing apparatus and document scanning system having the same: Virtual straight lines are parallelly shifted at regular intervals from starting points, which are four vertexes of a rectangular-shaped captured image, toward the center of the captured image, the virtual straight lines being tilted at an angle of a predetermined degree with respect to coordinate axes extending along two mutually... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120250115 - Document reading device, method for controlling the same, and image forming device: In a document reading device, a saddle-stitched document is opened a paper feed tray in a saddle-stitched state. A first reader and a second reader respectively read a front surface and a back surface of the document along a route of transfer. A notifying unit notifies of a manner how... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120250113 - Image processing device having sheet conveying mechanism: A conveying path extends from a set position in which the original sheet is set to a discharge position in which the original sheet is discharged from the image-processing device. A control unit controls an image processing unit such that the image processing unit does not execute an image processing... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250116 - Image reading device: An image reading device includes: an original table having a stationary original reading area and a moving original reading area on its top surface; an image reading unit provided inside the original table and moving the reading line in the direction of the width of the stationary original reading area... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120250114 - Sheet transport apparatus: A sheet transport apparatus that transports a sheet to a reading section for reading the sheet, has a reading front roller pair contacting with a front end of the sheet to form a register loop in the sheet; a first transport path extending curvingly toward the reading front roller pair;... Agent: Nisca Corporation

20120250117 - Image processing apparatus and method for controlling same: A scanner unit of a multifunction printer (MFP) increases the speed of movement of a scanner head and lowers the scanning resolution during the scanning of a blank area of an image, and decreases the speed of movement of the scanner head and increases the scanning resolution during the scanning... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120250118 - Enhanced scanner design: Improved scanner designs are provided to improve imaging and reduce errors during the scanning process. Embodiments disclosed include, for example, the use of dual cameras to improve imagery and reduce the scanner enclosure size, synchronized lighting techniques during the scanning sequence, shielded lens for the camera scanner, a scanner enclosed... Agent: Scientific Games International, Inc.

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